CSBR Rights & Resilience Seed Grants: Apply now!
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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 …

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Creating CARE and Sustaining Well-Being: Reflections from Queer Organizing across South & Southeast Asia
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Creating CARE and Sustaining Well-Being: Reflections from Queer Organizing across South & Southeast Asia

We are so excited to share with you Creating CARE and Sustaining Well-Being: Reflections from Queer Organizing across South and Southeast Asia!

A collaborative endeavor by Rima Athar, Liy Yusof and Sonaksha Iyengar–this publication illustrates …

Resource: Hadith & Queer and Trans Identities
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Resource: Hadith & Queer and Trans Identities

In 2019, Meem Muslim Initiative and Bedaaya collaborated on a project on Islam and queer identities. We share some of the fact sheets and resources they produced below in Arabic and English, which explore the …

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.

Key Focus …

Cinsel Şiddetle Mücadele Derneği (CSMD) joins CSBR!
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Cinsel Şiddetle Mücadele Derneği (CSMD) joins CSBR!

We’re excited to welcome Cinsel Şiddetle Mücadele Derneği (CSMD – Association for Struggle Against Sexual Violence) in Turkey as a member of the Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies!

Association for Struggle …

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 …

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, …

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 …

Reflections from CSBR Members on organizing for diverse sexual rights in ARROW for Change
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Reflections from CSBR Members on organizing for diverse sexual rights in ARROW for Change

In this edition of ARROW for Change, read diverse perspectives and voices on the right to choose freely on matters of sexuality across the Asia Pacific region, from a number of CSBR Members, including:

an interview …

#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 …

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, …

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 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 …