Advancing Human Dignity, Human Rights and Civil Rights

Consistent with Islamic teachings, Women In Islam, Inc. has a firm commitment to promote human dignity, human rights and civil rights for our communities.  We host a Human Rights and Social Justice Lecture Series that puts forward perspectives central to our vision.

2014

Lectures on Human Rights and Social Justice: Hidden in Plain Sight: Human Trafficking in New York City and Beyond (October 7th)

Lectures on Human Rights and Social Justice: The Prophetic Legacy of Valuing and Welcoming Women in Mosques (March 28th)

2013

Lectures on Human Rights and Social Justice: Health as a Human Right (March 30th)

2012

Lectures on Human Rights and Social Justice: Arts+Social Justice (December 13th)

Lectures on Human Rights and Social Justice: Survival, Sustainable Humanitarian Relief and Development in East Africa (February 15th)

2008

Lectures on Human Rights and Social Justice: Timbuktu, an Empire of Knowledge: Early African Scholarship in Mali (February 19th, Film Screening & Lecture)

2007

Justice in Darfur: Filling a Void in American Muslim Activism, panel organized by Women In Islam, Inc. at the 44th Annual ISNA Convention (September 7th)

Lectures on Human Rights and Social Justice: Crisis in Darfur: Part II (January 25th)

2006

Lectures on Human Rights and Social Justice: Collective Punishment: When Civilians Become the Targets of War (August 25th)

2005

Lectures on Human Rights and Social Justice: The Aftermath of Katrina: Where Do We Go From Here?  (December 15th)

Lectures on Human Rights and Social Justice: Crisis in Niger (August 18th)

2004

Drumming for Peace, a benefit to support Save the Children’s work in Darfur, co-sponsored by Women In Islam, Inc. (November 21st)

Lectures on Human Rights and Social Justice: Crisis in Darfur, Part I (August 27th)