A new exhibition showcasing Islam for non-Muslim New Zealanders has opened at the Canterbury Museum in Christchurch.
That’s when I realized more Muslim women were needed in the police, to go and support people with things like this,” she said. “If I had joined the police earlier I would have been down there to help.”
A resident in Canterbury, New Zealand’s South Island, felt called to Islam and converted to become Muslim after the Christchurch mosque attacks.
My brother and I have arrived in Christchurch but are yet to connect in with the Muslim community. That is my goal for today. At the moment a lot of what we know is from the media sharing her friends’ storie
I would say that I would definitely have been described as a feminist before I was a Muslim woman. Now I think the whole paradigm of feminism is way too limiting for women. So I say with more and more study of the position of woman in Islam, it’s so much more and so much better than feminism which is totally bounded by modernist logic.
One day I decided to buy the Quran and read it myself. I knew when I first started reading it that it was the truth. But it took sometime to feel ready to convert.