Muslim Women and the Politics of Participation: Implementing the Beijing Platform
Muslim Women and the Politics of Participation: Implementing the Beijing Platform (1997) (198 pages)
English Edition 0-8156-2760-2 $19.95
Edited by: Mahnaz Afkhami and Erika Friedl
Muslim Women and the Politics of Participation is about ways of promoting women's participation in the affairs of Muslim societies: from raising consciousness and changing codes of law to penetrating the economic markets and influencing national and international policies.
Editors Mahnaz Afkhami and Erika Friedl challenge stereotypes about Muslim women and probe the difficulties and possibilities women face as they work for positive social change.
Sixteen activists and politicians from international organizations - most from Muslim countries - discuss, for the first time, major issues relevant to Muslim women striving to achieve their human rights through political participation.ShareThis