Inaugural Shamima Shaikh lecture

The life of South Africa's most prominent Muslim gender rights' activist will be celebrated this weekend with the inaugural Shamima Shaikh commemorative lecture. Many will remember Shamima as a fearless and courageous woman. The lecture is organised by the Department of Religion Studies at the University of Johannesburg. To tell us more about this event is Safiyyah Surtee, who is also a gender rights activist and lectures in the Study of Islam at UJ