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Women in the Niqab Speak: A Study of the Niqab in Canada

Feb 28, 2014, 2pm-4pm

This study, from the Canadian Council of Muslim Women, is the first to give a voice to Muslim women in Canada who wear the niqab. Conducted by Lynda Clarke and funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation, the results are based on 129 responses to a survey, focus groups and personal interviews with women who wear the niqab.

Speakers will include: Alia Hogben, executive director of Canadian Council of Muslim Women; and 
Lynda Clarke, associate professor of religion and Islam, Concordia University.

With discussants: Hulya Arik, PhD candidate in the Department of Geography, York University; and Roshan A. Jahangeer, PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science, York University.

All are welcome. Refreshments will be served.


Location:Private Dining Room, Schulich School of Business
Sponsor:York Centre for Asian Research and the Centre for Feminist Research
Posted by:York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR)
Web Sitehttp://ycar.apps01.yorku.ca/ai1ec_event/women-in-the-niqab-speak-a-study-of-the-niqab-in-canada/?ins
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