Islamic feminism? You betcha!

Yes, friends, there is such a thing as Islamic feminism.

In fact, this weekend (October 21-24), Spain is hosting the Fourth International Congress on Islamic Feminism.

I would have given my left hand to be at this conference, but it wasn’t to be this time around. Here’s hoping I’ll be there in 2012!

If, like me, you’re not living it up Islamic-feminist-style in Spain, you can still see the entire conference, because it’s streaming live! It’s on both the Congress’ website and

Right now, I’m listening to Ziba Mir-Hosseini discussing the implications of the Islamic Revolution on women’s education in Iran. *nerding out hard-core*