: الطاهر الحداد
; 1899 – December 1935) was a Tunisian
author, scholar and reformer.
Haddad, was born in Tunis
to a family of shopkeepers and studied Islamic law at the Great Mosque of Zitounia
from 1911 until his graduation in 1920.
He became a notary; he abandoned his career to become a member of the Al-Destour
, a political party. He left the party when he became unsatisfied with the leadership.
Haddad was a feminist. In the 1930 book Our Women in the Shari 'a and Society
he advocated for expanded rights for women and said that the interpretations of Islam at the time inhibited women.
Haddad was never exiled at the time where the French colonial government sent his friend and co-founder of the CGTT labor union into exile. For a short period of time, he became the leader of the trade union movement. Haddad died of tuberculosis
- ^ "The Tunisian Islamic Scholar and Activist Tahar Haddad: A Rebel Loyal to the Koran - Qantara.de". Qantara.de - Dialogue with the Islamic World. Retrieved 2020-09-25.
- ^ Curtiss, Richard H. "Women's Rights an Affair of State for Tunisia." Washington Report on Middle East Affairs. September/October 1993, Page 50. Retrieved on January 17, 2009.
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