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What are six interesting topics for a presentation on women in Islam?

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I appreciate the desire to want to increase the fun level in the paper.  It is sorely needed with research tasks.  However, you might be bound by what you are supposed to do with the task and if it is not stated in the task description, checking with your instructor might be a good thing so that your grade does not become lowered.  I do think that a very interesting element about women in Islam is how the crush of modernity and the modern images of women help in defining one's sense of self within a setting such as Islam.  The most immediate images of women in Islam are ones of oppression and domination.  This is certainly not what the religion intended and exploring how this came about, why it still exists in some reads of the religion, as well as how the modern setting is changing this interpretation might be a really interesting topic.  In a nation such as Iran, where so much of the population is young, this could be a very pertinent topic.  There is a scene from the film, "Syriana," of a party with young people who are Arabic.  One of them, a woman, is shown slipping into a Burqa over her party clothes and then placing her party shoes in a bag.  I was always struck with this image of women in Islam and how it challenges many preconceived notions about it.  I think this might be an interesting opening to employ.

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