#SupportWHRDs for #16Days 2020
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Government crackdown against women human rights defenders (WHRDs) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has consistently intensified during 2020. Governments have systematically restricted civic space & shut down organizations, and they’re increasingly …

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Befriending the Quran Community Course – Surah Maryam
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Befriending the Quran Community Course – Surah Maryam

CSBR has opened the call for application for the third in our series of “Befriending the Quran” community courses for queer Muslims, this time on Surah Maryam

Apply by 16 October here: http://bit.ly/QQ3_SurahMaryam

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Gender, Sexuality, Islam & Science
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Gender, Sexuality, Islam & Science

CSBR is pleased to offer a new discussion-based course on “Gender, Sexuality, Islam & Science”, for those keen to bridge philosophical, academic and personal perspectives on these themes to advance a holistic understanding of faith …

CSBR Rights & Resilience Seed Grants: Apply now!
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CSBR Rights & Resilience Seed Grants: Apply now!

The CSBR Rights and Resilience seed grants aim to support small scale projects that experiment with alternative ways to organize and advance rights amidst the impacts of COVID-19. We are inviting proposals for projects to …

Dana Hibah Hak-hak dan Ketahanan CSBR: Daftar sekarang!
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Dana Hibah Hak-hak dan Ketahanan CSBR: Daftar sekarang!

Melalui dana hibah Hak dan Ketahanan (Rights and Resilience), CSBR bermaksud untuk mendukung proyek-proyek berskala kecil yang didesain dengan cara-cara alternatif untuk memperkuat hak-hak individu di tengah dampak COVID-19. Kami mengundang anda untuk mengajukan proposal …

VIDEO: Bringing Progressive Faith Voices towards Diverse Genders and Sexualities (IDAHOBIT Webinar, 18 May)
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VIDEO: Bringing Progressive Faith Voices towards Diverse Genders and Sexualities (IDAHOBIT Webinar, 18 May)

To mark IDAHOBIT 2020, GAYa NUSANTARA (GN), with the Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR, and the Global Interfaith Network (GIN), hosted a historical webinar entitled “Bringing Progressive Faith Voices …

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.

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Women’s Rights Caucus Issues Feminist Declaration Marking 25th Anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action
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Women’s Rights Caucus Issues Feminist Declaration Marking 25th Anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action

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 …

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 …

CSBR at the #SayEnoughAsia Skillshop
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CSBR at the #SayEnoughAsia Skillshop

From 20-22 January 2020, the #SayEnoughAsia Skillshop will be bringing together feminist activists from all across Asia to learn & share skills on campaigning to end violence against women and girls and gender-based violence.

Building …

#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 …

Tajassodat ~ the Zine: A Documentation of A Cross-Regional Convening
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Tajassodat ~ the Zine: A Documentation of A Cross-Regional Convening

We’re very excited to show you what we’ve been up to!

Earlier this year, Qorras and CSBR – Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies collaborated on organizing a 5-day cross-regional strategic convening, Tajassodat: …

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, …

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 ILGA Asia 2019 + Lesbian Caucus Statement
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CSBR at ILGA Asia 2019 + Lesbian Caucus Statement

CSBR was at the ILGA Asia 2019 conference, which took place from 18 – 23 August 2019 in Seoul, South Korea.
On 23 August, we hosted a workshop on “Queer Muslim Movement Building: Our Stories and …

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 …

Religious Communities affirming LGBTIQ People around the World
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Religious Communities affirming LGBTIQ People around the World

CSBR is a co-sponsor of Religious Communities affirming LGBTIQ people around the World, a side event at the upcoming 41st session of the UN Human Rights Council taking place Tuesday, 2 July 2019, from 2:30 …

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 …

Brunei: Halt the Implementation of the Sharia Penal Code
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Brunei: Halt the Implementation of the Sharia Penal Code

4 April 2019
Brunei: Halt the Implementation of the Sharia Penal Code
 
The Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR) and civil society members across Muslim societies call on the Sultanate of Brunei to …