Monday, 27 August 2012

Muslimah Today 2012

After months of planning, ILM for Women, a branch of ILM-SA is pleased to inform you that registration for Muslimah Today, a two and a half day conference for women, about women, by women, is now open. 

The conference is aimed at encouraging women to view Islam as a holistic way of life.   It also showcases the talents, achievements and contributions of various South African Muslim women, conveying an understanding of how they have maintained and promoted their Islamic identity in various spheres of society e.g. activism, social responsibility, media and publishing, etc. 

Muslimah Today is brought to you by ILM for Women, a branch of ILM-SA, and is supported by ITV Networks, Cape Town Muslim Events (, The Life, Style and Fashion Magazine ( and Iqraa Trust (

Speakers: Shamshad Baker Ahmed (life coach), Radia Bawa Hendricks (haafidhah and qaari'ah), Quraysha Ismail Sooliman ('aalimah),  Shubnum Khan (author), Mrs Zuleikha Mayat (community worker), Munira Motala (artist), Khadija Patel (journalist), Khatija Rasool (activist), Aisha Shange (community worker), Lubna Nadvi (academic and activist) and Safiyyah Surtee (activist and student of Islamic knowledge)

Topics:  Topics are vast and are presented in the form of dynamic and interactive sessions. They includes discussions about women and social responsibility, spirituality, activism, the media and many more. 

Dates: 22nd to 24th September @ University of KZN Senate Chamber. Cost: R300 incl lunch on Day 1 and 2, and refreshments on all 3 days (R300 in TOTAL, NOT per day). 

To find out how to register, call 083 271 4500, BB 2729054A, email or visit - 200 places only and registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Please circulate widely.

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