Council of Muslim Women
Hijri Unknown-Present (AH); Common Era Unknown-Present (CE)
Nevin Reda al-Tahry is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Toronto, specializing in the Qur’an, with a major in Arabic and minors in Islamic Thought and Biblical Hebrew. She is an active member of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women, a national non-profit organization established to assist Muslim women in participating effectively in Canadian society and to promote mutual understanding between Canadian Muslim women and women of other faiths. Nevin has set up a discussion forum on the CCMW website mainly to promote dialogue between various groups within the Muslim community, but also including interested non-Muslims, where she has presented two papers: “Shari’a Tribunals” and “Long-Term Strategies.” She has published online a paper in support of women imams. Nevin is originally from Egypt and has lived in Canada for over 15 years with her husband and four daughters.