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Feminism in popular opinion, in society, and in Islam.
Sub Questions/ Topics-
1- What is Feminism? Is the feminist movement ambiguous? Are Feminists a part of a group or is Feminism more of an idea or generalisation?
2- Feminism in the Media - Has the term feminism been hijacked by the media? If so, Why? And How?
3- Do young females feel obliged to behave and look a certain way and if so, is this behaviour defined by Islam or by external influences such as the media, peer pressure and society at large.
4- Feminism in Islam- Do women and men have certain rights over each other? religion?
5- Are man and woman equal? Should women be treated like men or vice-versa? or are they both being treated according to a common ground? if so, who is defining this common ground? media? law? culture?
6- Can a man be a Feminist? Was our Prophet Muhammad (p.b.u.h) a feminist?
7- Are females less ruthless and more empathetic than males when it comes to life, love and money. If so, is it really a bad thing that they have less of a competitive nature
8- Feminism and law - Is making the wearing of a hijaab/ niqaab illegal in law just as bad or more so than a man who forces a woman to do so?
9- Is feminism (Boys v Girls) the ultimate form of divide and rule? Does Feminism distract us from a unified reality?
10- The Future of Feminism and the rise of man-ism/ men-ism. Do you feel that males have been unable or unwilling to express there own emotions in a time where focus has been placed on Feminism?
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