Women in Islam: East Meets West
- U.S. Federation for
Middle East Peace (“UFMEP”) President, Mrs. Salwa Kader, moderated a panel
discussion on “Women in Islam: East
Meets West” as part of the 49th
session of the Commission on the
Status of Women (“CSW”). The event explored the dynamic perspectives of Muslim
women in contemporary global society. Speakers included Mrs. Najat Ikhich from
the YTTO Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to housing and rehabilitating women
victims of violence, Mrs. Saud M. Marafie, a senior aero-biologist and social
activist with the Kuwaiti Women Voluntary Society for Humanity, Mrs. Hadil
El-Kholy, representative of CELWA in Cairo, Egpyt and feature speaker Dr.
Saeeda Malik, a medical surgeon and Minister of Women Development and Social
Welfare in Sindh, Pakistan.