Empowering Muslim Women at Chennai – Aug 2014

The Third National Seminar in the series was held in Madras University , Chennai on 10th AUG 2014 with the theme “Women’s Empowerment – Roadmap 2047”, jointly organized by Empower India Foundation & National Women’s Front.


Many Intellectuals and thinkers from various fields including Professor Shanthi, Fathima Muzaffer, Professor A Marx, Mohamed Iqbal Qasimi, Professor P Koya, Sidhi Aliya and Dr. M Raziya Parvin participated and presented papers.

The seminar was presided over by Muhammed Ismail, Secretary of Empower India Foundation.   N. Mohammed welcomed the gathering. E.M. Abdul Rahiman, NEC member, Popular Front of India delivered the introductory speech and presented the theme paper.

Papers on various topics were presented as shown below.


S.No. Topic Presented by
1 Educating Muslim Women Prof. Shanthi, Acharya Arts and Science College, Pondicherry
2 Rights of Women in the Religion of Islam under Islamic Ideology and Practice A.S Fathima Muzaffer, General Secretary, IUML
3 Muslim Women in Social Issues and Struggle Prof. P. Koya, Vice Chairman, Popular Front of India
4 Muslim Women in Legislature, Executive and Judiciary Prof. A. Marx, President People’s Union for Human Rights
5 Problems and Remedies in the path of Empowering Muslim Women with Special Reference to Higher Education Dr. M Raziya Parveen, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Historical Studies, Quaid e Millath Govt. College for Women, Chennai
6 Role of Muslim Women in Empowering Society Sidhi Aliya, General Secretary, National Women’s Front