Women’s Rights Caucus Issues Feminist Declaration Marking 25th Anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action
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CSBR joined over 200 organizations globally in adopting the Feminist Declaration on the occasion of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women.
Read the Feminist Declaration here.

New York, March 9, 2020
Twenty five …

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Call for a Feminist COVID-19 Policy: Statement of Feminists and Women’s Rights Organizations from the Global South and marginalized communities in the Global North
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Call for a Feminist COVID-19 Policy: Statement of Feminists and Women’s Rights Organizations from the Global South and marginalized communities in the Global North

CSBR joined the Feminist Alliance for Rights, and organizations the world over to endorse the call for a Feminist COVID-19 Policy, which was delivered to UN Member States.  Read the full statement below.

Key Focus …

LBT Allies: A Journey of Becoming, and Nourishing Conversation
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LBT Allies: A Journey of Becoming, and Nourishing Conversation

What are those pivotal moments that we experience along our personal journeys of becoming, and taking action? Those moments of knowing–becoming aware; and those moments of consciousness–when awareness transforms into embodied values, ethics and actions, …

Ikhtyar joins CSBR!
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Ikhtyar joins CSBR!

We are excited to welcome Ikhtyar Collective, from Egypt, as a new member of the Coalition for Sexual and Bodily RIghts in Muslim Societies!
Ikhtyar is a collective that works to build, produce, circulate and present …

#OneDayOneStruggle Tweet Chat on Sex Workers Rights
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#OneDayOneStruggle Tweet Chat on Sex Workers Rights

As part of One Day One Struggle 2019, IWRAW-AP and CSBR co-hosted a twitter chat on building solidarity and increasing respect and access for sex workers rights, in conversation with the All India Network for …

One Day One Struggle 2019! Conversations on Bodily Autonomy, Digital Security, Sex Workers Rights, Consent, Self Expression, Paternity Leave and more
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One Day One Struggle 2019! Conversations on Bodily Autonomy, Digital Security, Sex Workers Rights, Consent, Self Expression, Paternity Leave and more

Every 9 November communities around the world come together in celebration of sexual and bodily rights as human rights, as part of the One Day One Struggle! campaign (ODOS), coordinated by the Coalition for Sexual and Bodily …

Qbukatabu joins CSBR
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Qbukatabu joins CSBR

We are excited to welcome Qbukatabu – Indonesia, as a new member of the Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies! Qbukatabu is an Indonesian online resource center on sexuality and service provider …

The Queer Muslim Project joins CSBR
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The Queer Muslim Project joins CSBR

We are excited to welcome The Queer Muslim Project – India, as a new member of the Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies!

The Queer Muslim Project (TQMP) started as a Facebook page …

Women Transforming A World Radically in Crisis: A Framework for Beijing 25+
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Women Transforming A World Radically in Crisis: A Framework for Beijing 25+

CSBR joins feminist organizations and networks across the globe to endorse Women Transforming A World Radically in Crisis: A Framework for Beijing 25+, a collective framework for resisting neoliberal capitalism and climate change: the critical, …

Joint CSO Statement on Safe & Legal Abortion @ UN HRC42
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Joint CSO Statement on Safe & Legal Abortion @ UN HRC42

CSBR joined 316 organizations and 506 individuals to affirm the right to safe and legal abortion at UN HRC 42. Read the statement below.

JOINT CIVIL SOCIETY STATEMENT

42ND SESSION OF THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

INTERNATIONAL …

CSBR & IWE facilitate Asia Region Workshop on Holistic Security for LGBTIQ Defenders
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CSBR & IWE facilitate Asia Region Workshop on Holistic Security for LGBTIQ Defenders

Building on CSBR’s regional program CARE in 2018, our Coordinator Rima Athar and Lin Chew (Institute for Women’s Empowerment) facilitated a 4-day workshop on Holistic Security for LGBTI Human Rights Defenders in Asia, organized by …

CSBR at the Global Feminist LBQ Women*’s Conference
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CSBR at the Global Feminist LBQ Women*’s Conference

CSBR Coordinator, Rima Athar, was one of the Content Committee Working Group members that organized the first ever Global Feminist Lesbian, Bisexual and Queer (LBQ) Women*’s Conference, which took place from 6-9 July 2019, in …

Tutur Feminis: Meluruhkan yang Biner (Indonesian Feminist Voices, Shedding the Binary)
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Tutur Feminis: Meluruhkan yang Biner (Indonesian Feminist Voices, Shedding the Binary)

Tutur Feminis: Meluruhkan yang Biner
(Indonesian Feminist Voices, Shedding the Binary)
Tutur Feminis is a coloring book created by Yulia Dwi Andriyanti and the Qbukatabu Collective in Indonesia as one of the activities under CSBR’s collaborative program …

Youth Voices: International Women Day 2019 #BalanceforBetter
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Youth Voices: International Women Day 2019  #BalanceforBetter

 
#BalanceforBetter
Aggregate action and shared duty regarding driving a gender balanced world is vital. International Women’s Day is a worldwide day commending the social, financial and political accomplishments of women, including trans women.
Now when we talk …

Webinar: Resist fundamentalisms and fascisms in Asia-Pacific
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Webinar: Resist fundamentalisms and fascisms in Asia-Pacific

Four activists from Asia Pacific share their analysis of the advances of fundamentalist and fascist forces across the region. Listen to the audio below:

 
This discussion addresses the following questions:

How are anti-rights forces operating in Asia-Pacific? …

Art therapy, Communities of Care, Safe & Accessible SRHR, Self-Defense and ending Bullying–One Day One Struggle 2018 kicks off!
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Art therapy, Communities of Care, Safe & Accessible SRHR, Self-Defense and ending Bullying–One Day One Struggle 2018 kicks off!

Every 9 November communities around the world come together in celebration of sexual and bodily rights as human rights, as part of the One Day One Struggle! campaign (ODOS), coordinated by the Coalition for Sexual and Bodily …

CSBR Statement – International Coalition of Rights Groups across Muslim societies condemns whipping of two women in Malaysia
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CSBR Statement – International Coalition of Rights Groups across Muslim societies condemns whipping of two women in Malaysia

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International coalition of civil society groups across Muslim societies–from Algeria, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Mali, Pakistan, Palestine, Turkey and beyond–condemn the whipping of two women for “attempted sexual relations” which was carried out …

Forum for Dignity Initiatives (FDI) Pakistan joins CSBR!
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Forum for Dignity Initiatives (FDI) Pakistan joins CSBR!

CSBR is excited to welcome our newest member, Forum for Dignity Initiatives (FDI), from Pakistan!
FDI’s mission is to improve the human rights situation of invisible and marginalized sexual and gender minority groups, specifically transgender people, …

Sexual Politics in Muslim Societies: Studies from Palestine, Turkey, Malaysia and Indonesia
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Sexual Politics in Muslim Societies: Studies from Palestine, Turkey, Malaysia and Indonesia

“Why have Muslim majority states become increasingly conservative over time, acting to reverse many hard won advances on women’s rights and those concerning gender diverse populations? How has this happened despite vigorous efforts by activists, …