Feminism, political revolution and 'honour based' violence affecting Muslim women are among the issues to be discussed at an international conference.

The Muslim Women's Activism Conference will feature speakers from Turkey, Belgium, America, Jordan, Bengal, Pakistan and the UK; and will be held on Thursday June 26 at the University of Derby's Enterprise Centre in Bridge St, Derby.

It has been organised by the University's research Centre for Society, Religion and Belief; and New Horizons in British Islam, a charity working for reform in Muslim thought and practice.

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