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Muslim women challenge stereotypes in exhibition

Audio / Video Topical and Current Affairs Women In Islam

 29 August 2012


A group of Muslim women in Glasgow have created an exhibition to challenge stereotypes.

It comes after they spoke to pupils in the city’s schools who used words such as “terrorist”, “oppressed” and “uneducated” to describe Muslim women.

The exhibition called I Speak For Myself features Muslim women photographed with personal messages challenging convention.

BBC Asian Network reporter Catrin Nye spoke to some of the women involved.


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