Islam and violence against women – Controversial questions

22 February 2016

EFD Senior Fellow Valentina Colombo writes about the project "Aisha" launched in the Italian city of Milan, which aims to eradicate violence and discrimination against women, in particular Muslim women. Although the initiative seems to have good intentions, Colombo can't help pointing out the legacies between some of the organizations behind the project and Muslim Brotherhood. It is therefore imperative to understand who is behind such project and which ideologies will be carried forward.

The municipality of Milan should dig deeper into these sort of projects in order to avoid spreading the wrong message across the country, concludes Colombo.

The article is in Italian and can be read here.