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Ilyass Bouzghaia

Member since 22.01.2016



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The Center for Women's Studies in Islam (CERFI) is a research center that was established in 2010 in affiliation to the official religious institution Rabita Mohammadia of Ulema. The Center aims to fill an academic gap in the field of women's studies from an Islamic perspective. It provides a reformist approach to current women's issues in line with Islamic theology and social realities by exploring the egalitarian potentials within the spiritual message of Islam and the advancement of human knowledge.

The objectives of the Center are:

- Revise the Islamic traditions from a feminist Islamic perspective.
- Clarify the confusion between the religious texts and their human interpretation in different contexts.
- Renovate the Islamic vision to women based on the jurisprudential reasoning (ljtihad) and final purposes (maquassid).
- Show the cultural, historical, and social diversity of women in the Muslim world.
- Evaluate and revise ideas and concepts on women's issues in Islam in the light of contemporary conceptions of justice and human rights.
- Correct stereotypical images about Muslim women.
- Fill the academic gap in the field of women's studies in Islam and draw up a new scholarly reformist vision on it.


Address : Square Achouhada, 1341 Bab el Alou, 10001 ,Morocco
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They are registered on the platform of the Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation

Inclusión, Ciudadanía, Diversidad y Educación
Ecological Universe for Development and Climate Association
União de Mulheres Alternativa e Resposta
Association Voix de Femmes Marocaines
United Religions Initiative
University of Sousse
European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed)
Women in Business of Algeria
Try Center for Training and Education
Cooperation Association
National Broadcasting and Television Society - SNRT
Master genre et droits des femmes des deux rives de la meditérranée
Mediterranean Network against Trafficking Women (MNATW)
Jyhene Kebsi
Istar Montull Mussach
Organization of Backing Liberal and Social Development (OBLSD)
Aman Society Centre for counseling, development and community health
Amal Association for the family and the child
Gender and Sexuality Resource Center. Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality
Forum de Femmes Méditerranée (FFM)
Fadilia Foundation
Nezha El Medhmed
Association Beity
YEFL Young Egyptian Feminists League
Peace and friendship international organization. P4all
Sarab Center for Culture and Community Arts
Association Karama of Arab Family (AKFA)
Palestinian Human Rights Organization (PHRO)
Portuguese Platform for Women'   s Rights - PpDM (Plataforma Portuguesa para os Direitos das Mulheres)
Disi Women's Cooperative
Sanaa El Aji
Orbital Endowment Fund
iJMA3, The Arab ICT Organization
Arab Women Media Center (AWMC)
Association Entrelles Entrepreneures Marrakech-Safi
Ankara University

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