Speaker’s Corner: Ziad Amir on “Polygamy, Pragmatism, Lust and Love”

By Myriam Francois|November 2, 2015|Speaker's Corner|0 comments

Nohoudh scholar Ziad Amir discusses the concept of polygamy in Islam, in light of recent public statements by Baroness Cox that “in some communities with high polygamy and divorce rates, men may have up to 20 children each.” Above: Baroness Cox  The issue of Muslim polygamy has been a consistent point of contention for critics of Islam since the earliest European polemical writings. Both morally-sensitive themes of women’s social position

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Question Time: MEND’s Shenaz Bunglawala tackles Baroness Cox’s claim that British Muslim men have ‘up to 20 children’

By Myriam Francois|November 2, 2015|Question Time|0 comments

Shenaz Bunglawala, Head of Research at MEND, offers her thoughts on recent comments in the press by Baroness Cox that British Muslim men have ‘up to 20 children’. Above: Shenaz Bunglawala Accelerating ‘Eurabia’? It is almost par for the course that we often see some peers of the realm engage in behaviour that one might reasonably consider as bringing the House of Lords into disrepute. Whether it is the former UKIP

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