Focus on role of Muslim women

Reem Ayyub is a Palestinian Muslim. She was born in Kuwait but the family moved to Jordan when she was a child and then to New Zealand when Ayyub was 13.

“Muslim women come from different backgrounds and ethnicities and yet we are treated as if we all think the same way.

“You often hear about the fact women are not allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia. But that’s not representative of Islam, only Saudi Arabia.

“In countries like Turkey, Malaysia and Indonesia women indulge in rights that many women in the west haven’t even enjoyed yet. Read more

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