Ndeye Andujar

Country

Spain

Known for

Co-founder and Vice-President, Junta Islamica Catalana

Ndeye Andujar

Biography

Ndeye Andujar is co-founder and Vice-President of Junta Islamica Catalana (Spain), which has organized such events as the 2005, 2006, and 2008 International Congress on Islamic Feminism, held in Barcelona, Spain. In 2008, Ms. Andujar was named director of www.webislam.com, the most important Islamic website in Spanish. She has been working with Muslim communities since 1998, focusing on gender equality and educating teachers on Islamic education in the public educational system in Spain. In August 2008, she participated in a Conference on Secularism and Religions (vis-a-vis fundamentalist violence) in the European parliament. Author and lecturer on questions surrounding women and Islam, Ms. Andujar has spoken at numerous congresses and seminars, and has published her many of her articles and essays. She collaborated on the book La emergencia del feminismo islamico (The Emergency of Islamic Feminism) a selection of communications presented in the first international congresses of Islamic Feminism. She is currently preparing a book titled Viaje por el islam femenino. Las mujeres en el Qur’an y en la tradición islámica (Journey to the Feminine Islam: The women in the Qur'an and the Islamic Tradition). Ms. Andujar is also a secondary school teacher and lecturer on Islamic Religion, Culture and Civilization at Camilo Jose Cela University. She graduated with a degree in General Linguistics from Barcelona University.

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