Zahira Kamal interview on leadership and the women's movement in Muslim societies (video)

Zahira Kamal interview on leadership and the women's movement in Muslim societies (video)

Resource Type
Topical Interview
Publication Year
English (US)



Zahira Kamal discusses different characteristics and strengths of men's and women's leadership, women in the Qur'an, need for modern interpretations of Islamic law, role of ICTs in activism, and strategies for the women's movement in Muslim majority societies moving forward.
Zahira Kamal is the former Minister of Women Affairs in Palestine. 

This interview was conducted for a Women's Learning Partnership (WLP) produced documentary during Cultural Boundaries and Cyber Spaces: Innovative Tools and Strategies for Strengthening Women's Leadership in Muslim Societies, which was a symposium organized by WLP in collaboration with the Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies and New York University held on June 1st, 2000, with the purpose of providing a forum for women to discuss the evolving role of Information and communication technology (ICT) for the global women's movement and in the fight for social change.

Runtime: 00:20:28

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