Women’s Activism in the Muslim Community in Britain

Full title: Organizing for Our Rights: Women’s Activism in the Muslim Community in Britain – Developments, Challenges, Prospects

This is the first event in the 2007 ISIM lecture series at Utrecht University on aspects of the Muslim presence in Europe. Keynote speaker is Cassandra Balchin. Further speakers in the series are Maleiha Malik, Christine Jacobsen, Werner Schiffauer, and Suha Taji-Farouki. Cassandra Balchin is a freelance researcher, writer and human rights advocacy trainer, focusing on networking, advocacy, and policy work in the context of Muslim communities in Britain.