The relationship between secularism, democracy, religion, and
gender equality has been a complex one across Western democracies
and still remains contested. When we turn to Muslim countries, the
situation is even more multifaceted. In the views of many western
commentators, the question of Women Rights is the litmus test for
Muslim societies in the age of democracy and liberalism. Especially
since the Arab Awakening, the issue is usually framed as the... more...