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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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 …

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Mesahat & Artivism for #OneDayOneStruggle: “Our non-conforming bodies are a masterpiece, their hues are our choices, and their presence is a war against social structures”
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Mesahat & Artivism for #OneDayOneStruggle: “Our non-conforming bodies are a masterpiece, their hues are our choices, and their presence is a war against social structures”

“أجسادنا الغير نمطية هي لوحة؛ ألوانها هي خيارتنا، وحرب على القوالب المجتمعية”

” الجواب بيبان من عنوانه”، واحد من الأمثال المصرية الشائعة التي يتم إدراجها فى سياق تبرير الأحكام المسبقة على الأفراد والأشياء من المظهر الخارجي. …

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: …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Make Equality A Reality For All Muslim Women
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Make Equality A Reality For All Muslim Women

CSBR joined Musawah and 118 women’s rights and human rights organizations and activists from across Muslim societies, to urge leaders of Muslim-majority countries to stand in unity against the persecution of women’s rights defenders. Add …

Tajassodat: Conversations to Advance Trans Rights and Justice in Muslim Societies
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Tajassodat: Conversations to Advance Trans Rights and Justice in Muslim Societies

 
Applications are open Tajassodat: Conversations to Advance Trans Rights and Justice in Muslim Societies (26-30 May 2019), which is a joint program by Qorras and CSBR.
The call is open to transgender & non-binary people living …

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 …

Hope without Fear amidst Suffering with HOPE (Have Only Positive Expectations)
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Hope without Fear amidst Suffering with HOPE (Have Only Positive Expectations)

 
The situation of LBQT people in Pakistan is complex, as most of them face fundamental survival challenges. HOPE is one of those very few non-profit organizations which are providing safe spaces to sexual and gender minorities …

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 …

Statement: Feminists for A Binding Treaty on Transnational Corporations
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Statement: Feminists for A Binding Treaty on Transnational Corporations

CSBR joins over 230 feminist organizations and networks in calling for a binding treaty on transnational corporations. See the statement below. Sign onto the statement here: http://bit.ly/F4BTStatement

 

We the undersigned feminists, women’s rights groups and civil …

Letter to President Essebsi of Tunisia
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Letter to President Essebsi of Tunisia

CSBR joins Tunisian civil society and the Alliance of Inclusive Muslims to endorse this letter to President Essebsi of Tunisia, calling for equal inheritance rights.
 

 

6 September 2018
 
Your Excellency Mr. Beji Caid Essebsi President of the …

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

For immediate release:

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 …

CSBR hosts Project CARE: A regional program on holistic well-being & the sustainability of queer, trans and intersex activism in Asia
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CSBR hosts Project CARE: A regional program on holistic well-being & the sustainability of queer, trans and intersex activism in Asia

In February 2018, CSBR launched Project CARE: Continuous and Responsive Empowerment through well-being initiatives for LGBTI human rights defenders in SSEA–a regional program in partnership with Asia Pacific Trans Network (APTN), ASEAN SOGI Caucus (ASC), …

Affirming UN Agencies Positions on Sex Work
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Affirming UN Agencies Positions on Sex Work

At the start of CSW 62, CSBR joined over 230 organizations from across the world to call on the UNSG to reaffirm support for UN Agencies’ long-standing position on sex work, which has been developed with …