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Raja Bahlul
Doha Institute for Graduate Studies
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The object of this paper is to explore the possibility defending women's rights (or, more broadly, expressing women's concerns) within a framework of Islamic concepts and ideas. This is to be accomplished by introducing a number of methodological principles that can, and (for feminists) should govern the practice of "religious interpretation" (ijtihad) which Muslims have used throughout the centuries to adapt Qur'anic and Islamic teachings to changing realities and circumstances.
Keywords Femimism  Islam  Women's Rights  Islamic jurisprudence  Modernity  Ijtihad (religious interpretation)
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