Virtually Islamic Blog

Gary R. Bunt

Nigeria Internet

Virtual Mosque Tours

I attended a couple of virtual mosque tours at the weekend. Here's some background and recordings from Old Kent Road (east London) and Cambridge … Discover More…

Facebook auction of child bride

Reuters, Facebook auction of South Sudan child bride could inspire other families: activists, 13 Nov 2018 catching up on this story Discover More…

Women Warriors

This looks like an interesting read:

Nickolay Nickolov, Mashable, Women Warriors

"“The situation doesn’t favour women,” says Maryam Ado Haruna who works with the Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), a Nigerian organisation using tech to develop good governance. Religious beliefs and cultural trends can contribute to attitudes about who can and should access the internet. “The way parents deny access deliberately and husbands deny wives a— they think our religion, Islam, means that internet is not for Nigerian women,” Ado Haruna says."
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