The Home Office minister for countering extremism attend a meeting this week to see what steps the Woking Borough Council has taken to counter extremism. Our President was invited to this meeting and in the video above we take a brief look at what happened.
From the BBC News: Muslim Women's Network UK demanded an inquiry into "systematic misogyny displayed by significant numbers of Muslim male local councillors". "They don't like women to be heard, to be empowered," it told BBC Newsnight. Jean Khote, a sitting Labour councillor in Leicester, said good women candidates were barred by the membership in … Continue reading Muslim women stopped from becoming Labour councillors
The Lahore Ahmadiyya UK branch has led the way in women taking a leading role mosques by having a woman give the Friday Khutba on more than one occasion. We have always stressed the importance of the role of women in society, not just as wives and mothers, but as leaders of the community. Now … Continue reading Muslim Womens Council plans female led mosque
Mr Ray Morgan, the Chief Executive of the Woking Council, took to the podium, during our centenary celebrations, to address the large crowd. He talked about the issues facing Muslims today both in Woking and around the World at large. He talks about how we need to overcome not only issues within, but also with … Continue reading Islam’s Issues Today