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To Make a Difference: Oral Histories of Two Canadian Muslim Women and their Organisational Lives

  • Katherine Bullock
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Part of the Islam in der Gesellschaft book series (ISLGES)

Abstract

“Why is it important for women to be involved in business and politics?” asked Mississauga Mayor, Bonnie Crombie, at a female-only International Women’s Day luncheon organised by ICNA Sisters (Islamic Circle of North America) in 2016. “This is the interactive part of my speech,” she quipped, as she encouraged audience members to share. A common theme from the audience, reiterated and built upon by the Mayor, was women having different perspectives to bring to the table, different issues, and different networking and working styles from men.

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Social Movement Civic Engagement Muslim Woman Muslim Community Islamic Society 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.OakvilleCanada

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