Transformations in Islamic Education in Ghana

by David Owusu-Ansah

Interview with Ms. Abdul Kadiri Ayishetu

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Creator: Owusu-Ansah, David
Abdul Kadiri, Ayishetu
Biography: Ayishetu Abdul Kadiri received her M.Phil degree in Religious Studies at the University of Ghana. She was also a Fellow at Tuft University during the fall semester of 2006. A member of the Ghana Federation of Muslim Women, she is a strong advocator for secular education for Muslim girls.
Description: The interview centered on the activities of the Federation of Muslim Women of Ghana (FOMWAG) and its ability to interest young Muslim girls in schooling. The conversation aimed at exploring the issue of secular education for Muslim girls through the examination of the personal story of the interviewee.
Date: July 12, 2006
Date Range: 2000-2009
Location: Legon, Greater Accra, Ghana
Format: Audio/mp3
Language: English
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: David Owusu-Ansah; MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University
Digitizer: David Owusu-Ansah