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Fundamentalists are obsessed with the female body

26.06.2017 / Created by (EMWF)

The sociologist Chahla Chafiq questions Islamism from the point of view of the relationship between religion, politics, sex and gender. As soon as a woman gets veiled, she says, this gesture trivializes a sexual sign and symbolizes a femininity subjected to the gaze of man. The condition of women questions the social and political system radically, she argues.


  • Type of publication : Article
  • Author : Chahla Chafiq
  • Publishing house : L'Humanité
  • Publication date : 2016
  • Number of pages : 5
  • Language : French


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