Riffat Hassan

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Riffat Hassan (born 1943 in Lahore) is a Pakistani-American feminist and Islamic scholar of the Quran.[1]

She studied from Durham University, England and later moved to the United States where she is a professor in a university[source?].

She is a strong supporter of 'Progressive Islam' and of the right of abortion and to the access to contraception for Muslim women[source?].

References[change | change source]

  1. Susan N Cahill 'Wise Women', New York:Norton & Co, 1996