Photo courtesy of Arzu Uranli, Ph.D | Arzu Uranli, Ph.D, is an Islamic women's activist and adjunct professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies.

A Social Responsibility

Breaking stereotypes and prejudices is the aim of the new Women & Gender in Islam course at Winthrop. Arzu Uranli, Ph.D, who is originally from Turkey, took the job offering for the course “There is…

Photo courtesy of Lyn Ward.

Muslim Women’s Rights: Cultural or Religious?

According to the Quran, Allah, or God, views men and women as morally equal. “Among the praiseworthy acts to Allah is to treat your mother with honor and respect,” said the Prophet Muhammad. Many people…