Special Series: Religion, globalisation and peacebuilding
by Farha Tahir
A new generation of Muslims in America has been shaped by both Muslim dynasties and American revolutionaries. What results, writes Farha Tahir, is a distinct American Muslim identity. (Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 28 August 2012)
by Shelina Janmohamed
Can Mary, mother of Jesus, act as a bridge between faith groups? London-based journalist, Shelina Janmohamed, looks at how “in a world of peacemaking initiatives and efforts dominated by men” this female role model may stand the greatest chance of being a successful bridge. (Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 11 September 2012)
by Sheherazade Jafari
Muslim women’s rights are a hotly debated topic worldwide, but the discussion often ignores the role religion actually plays in women’s lives. Sheherazade Jafari, a doctoral student at American University, looks at how Muslim women are redefining this conversation. (Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), 18 September 2012)
Women of Tunisia: Let your voices be heard!

The women of Tunisia have a decisive role to play in shaping Tunisia's future. Fatma Ben Saïdane reminds women of the power of their vote and the importance of civic engagement.
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