Muslim Women's Forum

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Muslim Women's Forum (MWF) is a non-profit organization that was founded in 2000. It was set up with the aim of working for the empowerment, inclusion, and education of Muslim women, including legal education. The organization holds a unique position of playing the role of a catalyst in addressing a range of problems of Muslim women in the Indian context with several stakeholders. It has organized public hearings on socio-economic realities and violations, debates on personal laws, lobbied with various Muslim Law Boards and conducted seminars on Muslim women’s livelihood opportunities, among others. MWF has a unique position in bringing diverse stakeholders on a common platform for discussion and has a non-confrontational approach to critical issues that need a long-term solution. To achieve this, MWF has partnered with various organizations across India and abroad.

History[change | change source]

Muslim Women's Forum was founded by Dr. Syeda Hameed in 2000.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Hameed, Syeda. "Syeda Saiyidain Hameed, Member Profile". Planning Comission.