Screening of the Film "Me and the Mosque" by Zarqa Nawaz - Noon on 10/22-SCC
In many Canadian mosques, women are forced to pray behind barriers away from the men, and some mosques do not even permit women to enter the building.
Journalist and filmmaker Zarqa Nawaz visits mosques throughout Canada and talks to scholars, colleagues, friends and neighbors about equal access for women.
This documentary covers the historical role and the current state of Canadian mosques regarding the presence of women, mainly focusing on how they are regarded by their parish.
Open to the entire campus community!