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Women In Islam

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Date:
Thursday, March 06, 2008
Time:
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
Location Details:
Colleges Nine & Ten Multipurpose Room
UCSC

Women In Islam

Thursday, March 6, 7pm
(doors open at 6:30pm)
Colleges Nine & Ten Multipurpose Room
Limited parking available on site for $2

Featuring spoken word, guest speaker, MAHA ELGENAIDI (Founder and CEO of Islamic Networks Group, ing.org), and interactive tables staffed by the Muslim Student Association.

Learn about;
Feminism in Islam
Inaccurate stereotypes of Muslim women
What the Qur'an says about women
A woman's role in the family/society
Burqas, Niqab's, Veils (the styles of dress most commonly associated with Muslim women)
Historical and current female figures
Much, much more!

Tea and light snacks will also be served, and if you participate in some of the interactive tables you may win a prize! This is an event for everyone. Bring your friends because this is an issue we all need to learn and talk about.

Sponsored by the Muslim Student Association and
Colleges Nine & Ten CoCurricular Programs.
For more information, contact Omar Aziz, oaziz [at] ucsc.edu
Added to the calendar on Thu, Mar 6, 2008 9:55AM
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