The President of the Makasid Institute, Dr. Jasser Auda, gave a seminar at the Istanbul Foundation for Science and Culture (IIKV).


The seminar, titled "Reclaiming the Mosque: The Role of Women in the Worship House of Islam," was jointly organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Science and Culture, the Makasid Institute, and the Istanbul Muslims Council and took place on November 16, 2023, in the İİKV conference hall.

The seminar program began with a welcome speech by the President of the IIKV Executive Board, Said Yüce, to Prof. Jasser and the participants. Yüce expressed his thoughts on this important topic, thanked everyone, and then handed the floor over to Prof. Jasser.

In his speech, Prof. Jasser discussed the position of women in mosques and society based on the Quran and Sunnah. He also addressed the common misconceptions about the role of women in Islam and provided solutions on how to counter these misconceptions.

Members of the Istanbul Muslims Council, the Makasid Institute, IIKV, and foreign students studying in Turkey attended the seminar.