Raudhatul 'Ilmi Islamic Studies Forum (LDK FSI RI UNM) held a National Webinar on Islamic Thought entitled "Feminism and Gender Equality in an Islamic Perspective," via Zoom Cloud Meeting and Live Streaming on Youtube Channel, Saturday, 5/12/2020.
This national webinar of Islamic thought presented three speakers: Ustadz Dr Tiar Anwar Bachtiar, M Hum, Ustadz Dr Henri Shalahuddin, MIRKH, and Ustadz Dr Akrama Hatta, Lc M H I.
In his speech, Akhmad Fajar, Chairman of LDK FSI RI UNM said how we educate and study feminism from an Islamic point of view. What is gained in this discussion needs to be addressed properly and carefully, he said.
Dr Sukardi Weda S S M Hum M Pd M Si M M M Sos I M A P, Vice Rector for Student Affairs and Alumni of Mskassar State University (UNM) began his speech by giving the highest appreciation and support for the national webinar held by LDK FSI RI UNM.
even in the era of the Covid-19 pandemic. The discourse of feminism is interesting to study, especially for the younger generation of Islam, feminism is a movement that demands equal rights for women and men, she said.
Sukardi Veda added that feminism that was born in the west and has been the subject of study in contemporary Islamic studies, both in the west and in the Islamic world, has given nuance to feminism, some are pro and some are cons to this understanding, he concluded. As devout followers of Islam, of course we are based on the Qur'an and Sunnah in carrying out Islamic sharia, including in speaking and acting.
The question then, whether feminism is in harmony with the teachings of Islam, to answer it, let's listen to the material delivered by the 3 sources in the Webinar, he said.