Women and Gender in Islam

September 27, 2013

The Forbidden Poet – Salma + Q&A

By George Symonds “The evening breeze blows towards the bride as she takes her leave on her wedding day.” (“New Bride, New Night” by Salma) On Thursday 26 September, the Frontline Club and DocHouse screened the evocative documentary Salma. Hosted at Rich Mix, the film was the latest in the Between the Lines Follow-Up series. […]


May 26, 2011

Rethinking the veil: Leila Ahmed in conversation with Azadeh Moaveni

By Viola Caon Watch the event here. Few garments have been as discussed as extensively or emotively as the veil, which for many in the West has become a symbol of the┬árepression of Muslim women. But Harvard Divinity professor Leila Ahmed, who was at the Frontline Club to discuss her recent book A Quiet Revolution: […]