Sherin Khankan Nous sommes là en présence d'une forme de violence physique et psychologique ... Beaucoup de femmes subissent un harcèlement sexuel parfaitement banalisé de la part de leur mari. Sherin Khankan shares her motivation for activism in Women Are The Future of Islam. Khankan sang the adhan and made an opening speech, and Fetteh delivered the khutbah , … “The statement goes beyond gender and is about equality. You’ll hear Sherin’s signature phrase: “Hello dear” multiple times a day, whether it is her answering the phone or greeting colleagues, members of the support groups or somebody who wants to interview the face of an essential NGO. She sees herself as being born between two worlds and considers her goal to reconcile opposites.. What events do we attend? Elle est la fondatrice de la mosquée Mariam de Copenhague, première mosquée réservée aux femmes , . The documentary was never shown in her classroom. There was an undeniable urge for self-help groups in Denmark that Sherin couldn’t ignore any longer. Another imam, Saliha Marie Fetteh, took the service where she spoke on the subject of women and Islam. Meeting Sherin Khankan, Denmark's first female imam. Foto: Leif Tuxen 25. august 2017, kl. The report stated that 41% of women at crises centers across Denmark were immigrants. This has taken its toll on her family, and on her work with the Exitcircle. À 19 ans, elle découvre le soufisme avec son professeur de kung-fu. The mosque differs from other Danish mosques because it is led by women. Denmark's first female imam, Sherin Khankan, has written numerous texts discussing Islam and politics [File: Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP] Unlike some headlines would suggest, the … Sherin Khankan, Self: Femimam. Khankan was born in Denmark in 1974, to a Syrian father and a Finnish mother. She just wasn’t ready for the exposure, One question that really haunts me is; “why can’t you just be a normal mother?”. That is changing, albeit very slowly. Den selvudråbte “iman”, Sherin Khankan, vil appellere Landsrettens frikendelse af Naser Khader til Højesteret,efter at han havde kaldt hende ekstremist. Sherin Khankan anser Koranen for guds åbenbarede ord, som guds eviggyldige og universelle ord, det skriver hun selv i sit muslimske manifest. : “a search for something greater. Anche per non dover più consolare sua figlia The Exitcircle is Denmark’s first conversation group self-help NGO for mentally abused women and men. What once started out as a peaceful spiritual journey for Sherin, ended up becoming a struggle within Islam as well as outside Islam. The Exitcircle is Denmark’s first conversation group self-help NGO for mentally abused women and men. Ne vous fiez pas à son air doux et posé, car Sherin Khankan est une véritable combattante de la liberté ! Ever since launching Denmark’s first and only woman-led mosque in 2016, she’s been regularly accused of being a radical Muslim. Sherin stands tall and proud when it comes to her role as an Imam. She realized that psychological violence is something that needed to be taken care of: t is within any religion, culture and society. Sherin Khankan, Self: Femimam. On the other hand, her role as a Danish public figure and the CEO of a Danish NGO has some non-Muslim Danes generalizing her with radical Islamists. Sherin Khankan est aux commandes de Mariam, la première mosquée scandinave entièrement dirigée par des femmes où les prières du vendredi sont réservées à la gent féminine. Join Facebook to connect with Sherin Khankan and others you may know. What started as a “small” project ended up becoming bigger than she could imagine: The NGO has since it was founded in 2014 spread to 5 different cities around Denmark with 7 self-help groups and is run by 44 people, 41 who are volunteers. Lorsqu'elle avait 11 ans, elle a vu son réfugié syrien de père, qui l'avait jusqu'alors éduquée avec sa sœur à l'écart de la religion, traverser une crise de foi, écrasé par la culpabilité d'avoir élevé ses filles sans leur parler de l'islam. “My daughter felt [that] it came to close to her private life. And yes, she just added yet another big-time task to her already fully booked schedule. Mais si c’est son choix, il faut le respecter. The documentary was shown to all of the 8th grade-classes except for her daughters’ class. Sherin Khankan (née le 13 octobre 1974 au Danemark) est la première imame du Danemark. So if a person chooses to wear the headscarf of her own free will, it’s her choice and nobody should be able to touch that woman. Danimarca: Sherin Khankan, la donna che guida la moschea 04/04/2017 Figlia di un rifugiato siriano e di una finlandese, a Copenaghen è imam della moschea Mariam, insieme a un'altra donna, Saliha Marie Fetteh. “So, these girls were hungry for more than just counseling, and they seemed even more lonely when they left the sessions. Through the windows, you’ll see the neighbor’s horses running around, one black and one white. Khankan led the foundation of the Mariam Mosque in Copenhagen. Af Mette Skov Hansen. This is where I decided to take this project to new levels,“ she explains. I know this first hand since I also have been a victim of psychological violence in a former relationship as a very young woman,” Sherin tells. What started as a “small” project ended up becoming bigger than she could imagine: The NGO has since it was founded in 2014 spread to 5 different cities around Denmark with 7 self-help groups and is run by 44 people, 41 who are volunteers. Islamophobie, radicalisation… Sherin Khankan est d’une prudence de Sioux sur ces sujets sensibles. What once started out as a peaceful spiritual journey for Sherin, ended up becoming a struggle within Islam as well as outside Islam. In this urgent manifesto this remarkable woman challenges the idea that Islam should be defined by Janice Turner meets Sherin Khankan at Europe’s first all-female mosque. She afterwards realized that 80% of their problems were connected to psychological violence, which was. Parfois, ma fille, Aisha, me demande pourquoi je n'ai pas un travail normal. Sherin Khankan: I do believe that, it’s stated very clearly in the Declaration of Human Rights, that any person has the right to practice his or her religion in the public sphere and in the private sphere. “She told me that she was proud of me, and I know she means it. Mariée, mère de quatre enfants, Sherin Khankan a fait ses études à Damas et à Copenhague. Sherin Khankan, 43, at the Mariam Mosque in Copenhagen. In 2007, she published a book titled Islam and Reconciliation - A Public Matter. The mosque marries couples of different religions, which some mosques will not allow. The Danish gender equality advocacy organization. Managing a household alone with 4 children from the age of 8 to 14 is a lot of work. Although, Mariam will be open to both men and women. “Me being an imam is, on the other hand, a bit harder to comprehend.“ Sherins’ 14-year-old daughter’s school showed The Reformist, a documentary which covers Sherins’ journey as a female Imam. Sherin Khankan perçoit confusément à cet instant que la mission de sa vie doit être à l'intersection de ses deux mondes. “They understand most of the aspects of psychological violence and religious/social control. Sherin Khankan shares her motivation for activism in Women Are The Future of Islam. Elle est l’une des rares femmes imams au Danemark et dans le monde. Khankan har ved tidligere lejligheder udtalt, at man ikke kan være muslim, hvis man ikke anerkender Koranen som Guds ord – og det glæder hvert eneste ord. Sherin Khankan founded the first mosque for women in Europe and is one of the very few female imams in the world. This is where I decided to take this project to new levels. Sherin Khankan (née le 13 octobre 1974 au Danemark) est la première imame du Danemark. Sherin continued reading more of his work, which includes mysticism in religion. Sherin Khankan (Dinamarca, 13 d'octubre de 1974), abans Ann Christine Khankan, és la primera imam dona de Dinamarca que ha coordinat l'obertura d'una mesquita a Copenhaguen dirigida per dones anomenada mesquita Mariam. Sherin Khankan : L’imam danoise qui incarne à la fois Islam et féminisme. Marie Skovgaard Sherin Khankan anser Koranen for guds åbenbarede ord, som guds eviggyldige og universelle ord, det skriver hun selv i sit muslimske manifest. « Si une femme est obligée de porter le voile par son mari, son frère ou son père, je me battrai pour qu’elle puisse le retirer, dit-elle. On one side, Sherins work as a female imam has shakened the patriarchal structures within religious institutions and. Sherin Khankan. Mostly because religion to her is a spiritual search and a way of activism: “a search for something greater. Last year Sherin Khankan received a Global Hope Award from UNESCO in New York. But I understand how difficult it must be to be in the middle of such dramatic changes. Khankan led the foundation of the Mariam Mosque in Copenhagen. Sherin Khankan is on Facebook. She has had some moderate opposition but, in general, she says the reception has been supportive. On one side, Sherins work as a female imam has shakened the patriarchal structures within religious institutions and triggered the patriarchal members of Islamic communities to act against her. Stephen Sackur speaks to Sherin Khankan è la donna che, con un approccio aperto e dialogante, sta cercando di cambiare l'«interpretazione patriarcale» dell'Islam. Career. Sherin Khankan, Women are the Future of Islam, Random House, 2018 ‘We will change things from within’ Sherin Khankan is a pioneer, founding the first mosque for women in Europe and leading the way for a more progressive form of Islam. She just wasn’t ready for the exposure,“ Sherin reveals. “I do not consider my work as work. “ she says. 'I often think back on these women. “It is within any religion, culture and society. Throughout her studies, she stumbled upon a scholar named Ibn Arabi, who is one of the founders of Sufism. Summer has arrived in the North. “I do not consider my work as work. Khankan studied in Damascus and returned to Denmark in 2000. “I always loved communities, and I really think that being a part of a healthy community can make a positive impact on your life. A good leader has to be able to believe in the whole team as one.”, “Want to know more about the Exitcircle? This is how a typical week can look like for a woman that breaks down female suppressive structures and combats radicalization. And she is changing the face of future leaders. The actor behind Moff Gideon shares how he found his voice with a little help from James Earl Jones. She is also an activist on Muslim issues including female integration and extremism, and has written numerous texts discussing Islam and politics. Arabi once quoted that “the perfect man is a woman,” a quote Sherin uses in all of her speeches. She sees herself as being born between two worlds and considers her goal to reconcile opposites. “Me being an imam is, on the other hand, a bit harder to comprehend. There is no time for horse watching for the CEO of the Exitcircle, an NGO that works with people subjected to psychological abuse and religious as well as social control. Mon mari me trouve intrépide. “I cannot, Years before establishing the NGO, Sherin started, groups called Face to Face for young girls with a Muslim background. Arabi once quoted that “the perfect man is a woman,” a quote Sherin uses in all of her speeches. Her home filled with color and books. The idea for the mosque came a month before two planes slammed into the World Trade Center skyscrapers in New York on 11 September, 2001. Khankan (right), with Saliha Marie Fetteh and Özlem Cekic [Facebook] Date of publication: 23 September, 2016 Share this page: 0 twitter; Follow @The_NewArab Muslim author and activist Sherin Khankan talks to Farhad Mirza about her experience of opening Denmark's first women-led mosque. E’ nata nel 1974 da padre siriano musulmano e madre finlandese cristiana e si chiama Sherin Khankan, la prima imam della Danimarca. Sherin Khankan founded the first mosque for women in Europe and is one of the very few female imams in the world. But that’s something the self-described “Islamic feminist” says could not be further from the truth. She realized that psychological violence is something that needed to be taken care of: “It’s a plague“, she says. “I cannot not do the things I do. I see it more as a passion, that is why I work so much”, she says and laughs. I know this first hand since I also have been a victim of psychological violence in a former relationship as a very young woman. The Danish gender equality advocacy organization, Danner, published a report called Violence against immigrant women in Denmark. The emails are piling up one by one. Starting from square one and ending up here has been a challenge, but it has grown into ‘something life-changing’, as Sherin says. Sherin Khankan, première imame de la Scandinavie.