Jenny Taylor

An established media professional, academic and writer, she trained with Yorkshire Post Newspapers and became the first race reporter in the Westminster Press Group, disconcertingly finding herself interviewing her heartthrob Cat Stevens, just after he became Yusuf Islam. She has travelled widely seeing the work of civil society organizations all over Asia and Africa at first hand. She is an expert on the connection between faith and culture, on which she has addressed parliamentary and Commonwealth gatherings. Her doctorate is from SOAS in London on Islam and secularization.

 


The problem with the Islamic debate about FGM

by Jenny Taylor - 19th March 2014

USAMA HASAN, Senior Researcher at the Quilliam Foundation, has taken up the baton re FGM's return to the Maldives - which Lapido was the first outside those islands to report - in his latest blog here.

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The religion taboo

by Jenny Taylor - 19th February 2014

DR JENNY TAYLOR argues in the latest issue of Case magazine that journalists are gradually beginning to 'get religion' despite the 'religion taboo'.

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‘This report would not have saved Lee Rigby’

by Jenny Taylor - 4th February 2014

HENRY JACKSON SOCIETY REPORT is 'part of worldwide movement to "save Islam" from its own extremes’

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