Muslim women’s marginalized from Indian mainstream discourse: Dr. Sabiha Khanum

February 26, 2013


New Delhi: While dealing with issues related to Indian women at various level, Muslim women is not given enough consideration. Dr. Sabeeha Khanum told in her key note address in the Panel Discussion on “Indian Women: Challenges and Discourse” organised by Delhi Malayali Women Halqa at S.I.O Head Quarters in New Delhi. Indian History has ignored the contribution of women for the social development of the country. Now a days media is not giving importance to her identity while dealing with women and women related issues. Discourses conducted excluding women from marginalized communities like Muslim, Dalit and Aadivasi cannot explore permanent solution for contemporary women issues. The Panel also observed that Muslim women should explore their space to keep her identity and lead the society.
Sharnas Muthu from Jamia Millia Islamia presented the concept note in the program. Panel comsprise of Kulsum Fathima from Ambedkar University, Najmus Sahar from Jamia Hamdard, Nada T.K from Delhi University and Sumaiyah Ahmed from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Sana Abdul Salam and Thahaani Razak delivered welcome and vote of thanks respectively.


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  1. basheer sindgi

    you are doing great job which needs to be appreciated keep it up

  2. nikhat shama

    muslim women has this much courage and confidence to talk on this issue,mashalla my sisters are doing fine.May Allah help us.

  3. talat khanam falahi


  4. Abdul Muqeet

    No doubt you are doing great job, but while posting on web please remove the picture which shows women’s faces and shapes, as Islamic rule of Pardah. Hope you will pay attention on it on next time posting.. Walssalam

  5. zayeem

    great job