It’s not about the Burqa – book presentation in London
April 24 @ 19:00 - 20:30 CEST
Tired of hearing about the Muslim female experience from people who were neither female nor Muslim, Mariam Khan decided to take control of the rhetoric. It’s Not About the Burqa is an anthology of essays from 16 Muslim women, which does away with lazy stereotyping and misogyny to explore with searing honesty, humour and anger, the individual and collective experiences of Muslim women.
Mariam, Raifa, Sufiya, Yassmin and Coco, who contributed to the collection, will each read a short excerpt from their essays, presenting the foundations for an invigorating and impassioned discussion about race, religion, representation, and preconceptions of identity and intersectionality.