FRAU IM ISLAM – Ask A Muslim

Gleichberechtigung von Frauen in der westlichen Tradition

Western attitudes towards women The Western attitude towards the female gender is a reaction to a long history of oppression that was mainly rooted in the Judeo-Christian tradition. Perhaps one can say more precisely that the modern attitudes sprang from the post-Reformation philosophies – ideas that appeared during the ´time of enlightenment´. The Islamic worldview … Weiterlesen

Beschneidung von Frauen im Islam

(part 1 of 2): The History of Female Genital Cutting (FGC) and Its Types A common phenomenon that is unfortunately almost exclusively associated with Islam is the different forms of female circumcision or FGC [1]. Although many of those involved in this cause associate it with Islam, most forms of FGC that are currently occurring … Weiterlesen

Warum trage ich Hijab?

I probably don’t fit the picture of a „rebel“. I have no visible tattoos and only a few piercings. I don’t even have a leather jacket. Most people think when they see me that I am one of the „oppressed women“. The brave people who once put up all their courage and ask me about … Weiterlesen


Judith Warner’s book Perfect Madness, published by Riverhead Books, tells us that Warner found out during her research: “Seventy percent of American mothers say they find it ‚incredibly stressful‘ to be a mother these days . ” „It is reported that thirty percent of young mothers have depression.“ In countries where all that glitters is … Weiterlesen

Frauen im Islam

(part 1 of 2)   Introduction The issue of gender equality is important, relevant and current. Debates and writings on this topic are becoming more and more diverse in their perspectives. The Islamic perspective on this issue is the one that is least understood and most misinterpreted by non-Muslims and Muslims alike. This article is … Weiterlesen