Muslimah Today Conference
Muslimah Today is a two and a half day conference for women, about women, by women organised by ILM for Women, a branch of ILM-SA.
The conference is aimed at encouraging women to view Islam as a holistic way of life. It also showcases the talents, achievements and contributions of various South African Muslim women, conveying an understanding of how they have maintained and promoted their Islamic identity in various spheres of society e.g. activism, social responsibility, media and publishing, etc.
Dates and Times:
Saturday, 22 September 2012 (9am to 6pm)
Sunday, 23September 2012 (9am to 6pm)
Monday, 24September 2012 (9am to 2pm)
Venue: University of KwaZulu-Natal Westville Campus Senate Chamber
Cost: R300 per person including writing material, tea and coffee on all three days, and
lunch on Saturday and Sunday
View Programmed here
- The Changing Role of the South African Muslim Woman
- Combatting Negative Media Stereotyping about Muslim Women
- Building a love for the Qur’an
- Art as a Means of Expressing Islamic Identity
- Priorities in the Life of a Muslim Women
- Muslim Women and Social Responsibility
- Muslim Women and the Fight Against Global Oppression
- and many more (click on Muslimah Today Programme for a detailed list of topics)
List of speakers here
ILM-SA will also be providing a platform for several women-led/women-focused initiatives to promote their products and services by making tables available to them in the foyer of the venue. Consequently, a range of items including Palestinian Olive Oil, a Muslim lifestyle magazine, books and DVDs will be on sale.
Muslimah Today is supported by ITV, Cape Town Muslim Events and Iqraa Trust.