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					                Registration Form                                          Faculty

                                                           1    Dr. Heba Rauf (Egypt)
Name: ……………………………………………...………..                            2    Dr. Haitham Khayat (Egypt)
                                                           3    Dr. Sulaiman Dufford (USA)
Address: ………………………………………....…………..                         4    Assoc. Prof. Harlina Siraj (UKM)
                                                           5    Prof. Zaleha (UIA)
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                                                           6    Kamar Ainiah (Lawyer)
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                                                                Zainah Anwar (SIS)
                                                                Roselainy Abdul Rahman (UTM)               “ MUSLIM WOMEN
……………………….……………………………....………                               9    Kamaliah Noordin (JIM)

Postcode: .....………………………………………......……
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                                                                Dr. Syed Ali Tawfik Al-Attas (IKIM)
                                                                Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mastura Badzis (ABIM)
                                                                                                            IN THE MIDST OF
Country: .………………………………………....…………
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                                                                Waleed Aly (Australia)
                                                                Susan Carland (Australia)
                                                                                                                CHANGE ”
Tel: .……………………………………………….…………
                                                                   Who should attend                     DATE :
Fax: .………………………………………………...……….                                                                          1-2 SEPTEMBER 2007
                                                           1    General public
E-mail: .……………………………………………...………                                                                         VENUE :
                                                           2    Young professionals
                                                           3    NGOs                                     KUALA LUMPUR CONVENTION CENTRE
Accompanying Person (s):
                                                           4    Academia                                 Kuala Lumpur 50088
………………………………………………………………..                                 5    Representatives from Islamic and         Wilayah Persekutuan
                                                                Government institutions                  Malaysia
………………………………………………………………..                                 6    International participants

                                                                  Further Information
                  Registration Fee
                                                       Address all correspondence to:
                                                                   Conference Secretariat
       Before 31st Aug: RM 500 per pax                             Muslim Professionals Forum
       (includes conference dinner on 1st September)               54 Jalan Telawi 9
       On site registration : RM 600                               59100 Bangsar Baru
                                                                   Kuala Lumpur
Please tick appropriately.                                         Malaysia
                                                       Tel       : +6013-331 7430 (Azra)                                 Organised by :
Payment Declaration:                                               +6012-371 8518 (Siti Jamilah)          Muslim Professionals Forum in collaboration
Kindly make cheques payable to                         Fax       : +603-2093 2450                          with the Ministry of Women, Family and
Muslim Professionals Forum                             Emails    : azrabanu@gmail.com                             Community Development
Maybank, Bukit Damansara Branch                                    musa@mpf.org.my
AC No: 564-324-333558                                  Webpage : www.mpf.org.my
                 Introduction                                            Programme                                 2nd SEPTEMBER 2007 (DAY 2) - SUNDAY
                                                                                                            0830 - 0915    PLENARY 3
The status, role and real world situation of Muslim                31st AUGUST 2007 - FRIDAY                               “MUSLIM WOMEN AT THE CROSS
women have occupied a central position in present                  1400 – 1700 REGISTRATION                                 ROADS – CULTURAL &
                                                                                                                            TRADITIONAL VALUES VS
discussions on Islam and the modern world, alongside                                                                        RELIGIOUS IMPERATIVES”
                                                                  1st SEPT 2007 (DAY 1) - SATURDAY
the much questioned capability of Muslims to deal                                                                          - by Dr. Heba Rauf (Egypt)
                                                         0830 - 1000    REGISTRATION
with democratic values and modern day ideas on
                                                                        OPENING CEREMONY                    0915 - 1030   WORKSHOP FACILITATORS
human rights.                                                           KEYNOTE ADDRESS                                   1 AP Dr. Harlina ( UKM )
                                                                        “MUSLIM WOMEN IN THE MIDST OF                     2 Prof. Zaleha ( UIA )
This stems mainly from the actual condition of women                     CHANGE”                                          3 Kamar Ainiah ( Lawyer )
in Muslim societies that was contributed by local                       - by Minister of Women, Family &                  4 Kamaliah Nordin (JIM)
traditions and practices than due to Islam itself.                      Community Development                             5 Roselainy Abdul Rahman (UTM)
                                                                                                                          6 AP Dr. Mastura Badzis (ABIM)
Nonetheless, it has to be recognized that the Islamic
position and specific teachings with regard to gender    1000 - 1030   TEA BREAK                                          WORKSHOP RESOURCE PERSONS
equity, the institution of the family, personal and                                                                       1 Dr. M. Haitham Khayat
                                                         1030 – 1115   PLENARY 1                                          2 Dr. Heba Rauf
social behavioural mores do not accord with secular                    “MUSLIM WOMEN AS A BATTLE FIELD”                   3 Dr. Sulaiman Dufford (USA)
liberalism’s notion of gender equality and individual                  - by Waleed Aly (Australia)                        4 Dr. Syed Ali Tawfik Al-Attas (IKIM)
liberty.                                                                                                                  5 Waleed Aly (Australia)
                                                         1115 - 1130   BREAK                                              6 Susan Carland (Australia)
The Muslim Professionals Forum (MPF) as a Muslim
                                                         1130 - 1215   PLENARY 2                                          TOPICS
NGO that concerns itself with issues relevant to Islam                                                                    1 VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
and Muslims in the wider world and also within the                     “ISLAM & GENDER”
                                                                                                                          2 HIJAB
                                                                       - by Dr. M. Haitham Khayat (Egypt)                 3 INHERITANCE
context of modern, pluralistic Malaysian society,
endeavours to address these issues by organizing an                                                                       4 HONOUR KILLINGS
                                                         1215 - 1400   LUNCH & PRAYERS                                    5 POLYGYNY
international conference on “MUSLIM WOMEN IN                                                                              6 FEMALE CIRCUMCISION
THE MIDST OF CHANGE”                                     1400 - 1630   PANEL DISCUSSION                                   7 DIVORCE
                                                                       “MUSLIM WOMEN IN HISTORY & THE                     8 WOMEN LEADERS
                                                                        CHALLENGES OF MODERNITY”                          9 IMPLEMENTATION OF SYARIAH
                   Objectives                                          Panelists :
                                                                          1 Zainah Anwar (M’sia)            1030 - 1100   TEA BREAK
                                                                          2 Dr. M. Haitham Khayat (Egypt)   1100 – 1230   WORKSHOPS CONTINUE
1. To understand the history and evolution of feminist                    3 Dr. Heba Rauf (Egypt)
   “traditions” within Islam.                                                                               1230 - 1400   LUNCH
                                                         1630 - 1700   TEA BREAK
                                                                                                            1400 - 1630   OPEN FORUM
2. To discuss Muslim gender roles from the Quran                                                                          1 Dr. M. Haitham Khayat
   and Sunnah.                                           2000 - 2200   BANQUET DINNER
                                                                                                                          2 Dr. Heba Rauf
                                                                       DINNER TALK
                                                                                                                          3 Waleed Aly
                                                                       “LIFTING THE VEIL: AUSTRALIAN                      4 Susan Carland
3. To examine the injustices against women in Muslim                    MUSLIM OF THE YEAR SPEAKS                         SEMINAR RECOMMENDATIONS
   societies and recommend solutions.                                   HER MIND”
                                                                       - by Susan Carland (Australia)       1630 - 1700   TEA BREAK

				
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