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Hyderabad: The Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy (CSSEIP) in the Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) is convening an international conference on “Status of Muslim Women in the Indian Sub Continent” at the university campus on March 6-8, 2013.
Seminar coordinator Dr. Farida Siddiqui has called for original papers or case studies on the following themes: Muslim Women in contemporary Indian sub-continental society, 2- Exclusion of Muslim women in Indian sub continent, 3- Policy Perspective for Inclusion of Muslim women in Indian sub-continent, 4- Health, Nutrition and Fertility of Muslim women in Indian sub continent, 5- Muslim women and their Impact on literature, Culture and Society in Indian sub continent.
The concept paper circulated by Dr. Siddiqui says, the objective of the Conference is to initiate a discussion on the need to go beyond the stereotype image of Muslim women and re-establish the essence of being the Muslim woman from an authentic Islamic perspective and their identity in Indian Sub-continent. It further says, the conference provides a platform to the Islamic scholars, researchers, policy makers and the academia to express their views on the status of Muslim women and the problems confronted by them based on their experiences in the contemporary society. The last date for submission of abstract in 300 words is January 25. The last date for submission of full paper is Feb. 20. Acceptance of the full paper will be intimated by Feb. 28. For details contact, Dr. Farida Siddiqui, Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Gachibowli, Hyderabad-500032, Ph: 040-23006612″”15, email: [email protected].,[email protected].