Please read the following articles and answer questions for each article.
Abu-Lughod, Lila. 2002 Do Muslim Women Really Need Saving? See attached pdf.
Half the Sky: Chapter 9: Is Islam Mysogynistic?
Read: Changing Roles of Women in the Middle East: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/globalconnections/mideast/questions/women/ (Links to an external site.)
1. What is meant by “saving Muslim women?”
2. After reading both Chapter 9 of “Half the Sky”, Abu-Lughod’s article, and the “Changing Roles of Women in the Middle East”, do you believe that Muslim women need “saving”?
3. Use information from the readings to support your stance. We will discuss this in class.