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Institute of Islamic Studies 170 St. George Street, Suite 530
Toronto,, Canada

February 2019

“Brothers should help each other”: Islamic charitable organizations and “ph…,Toronto Canada

February 12 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EST
Canada, Institute of Islamic Studies 170 St. George Street, Suite 530
Toronto,, Canada
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Description Currently, an important dimension of most global governance and development approaches is to bolster the role and participation of “civil society” institutions. Likewise, supporting the potential contribution of religious charitable organizations is increasingly part of global and national development and humanitarian assistance agendas (Hurd 2012). But what kind of actions religious charitable organizations are expected to undertake, and how do particular political and legal configurations shape their capacity to act? Based on the humanitarian responses of Islamic charitable organizations to…

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