Shenila Khoja-Moolji

Shenila Khoja-Moolji

Shenila Khoja-Moolji is a scholar of gender, Islam, and youth studies. She is the author of "Forging the Ideal Educated Girl" forthcoming in June 2018. 

Pakistan

Why is Malala such a polarising figure in Pakistan?

Most criticism of Malala in Pakistan is a reaction to the way she has been represented in Anglophone media cultures.

Why is Malala such a polarising figure in Pakistan?

Kashmir

Pellets and rubber bullets are not 'humane'

Are India and Israel actually being more humane by using weapons that blind and maim, as opposed to kill?

Pellets and rubber bullets are not 'humane'

Israel

Why is the West praising Malala, but ignoring Ahed?

Is an empowered Palestinian girl not worthy of Western feminist admiration?

Why is the West praising Malala, but ignoring Ahed?

Women's Rights

Don't be quick to celebrate the hijab-wearing Barbie

For-profit corporations are not in the business of disrupting racial hierarchies.

Don't be quick to celebrate the hijab-wearing Barbie