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.
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New York, March 9, 2020
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Control and Sexuality: The Revival of Zina Laws in Muslim Contexts
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Control and Sexuality: The Revival of Zina Laws in Muslim Contexts

Control and Sexuality by Ziba Mir-Hosseini and Vanja Hamzić examines zina laws in some Muslim contexts and communities in order to explore connections between the criminalisation of sexuality, gender-based violence and women’s rights activism. The Violence …

LGBT PRIDE WEEK IN ISTANBUL FOCUSED ON “THE FAMILY”
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LGBT PRIDE WEEK IN ISTANBUL FOCUSED ON “THE FAMILY”

by Cihan Huroglu, Lambdaistanbul LGBT Solidarity Association – Turkey
The Istanbul LGBT Pride Week 2010, which took place through June 18-27, generated a great dynamic in terms of its organizational capacity, and opened the floor to …

SIS RESEARCH ON THE IMPACT OF POLYGAMY
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SIS RESEARCH ON THE IMPACT OF POLYGAMY

by Jessica de Cruz, intern at SIS – Malaysia
The status of women‟s rights in Islam is a highly contentious issue with profound impact on Malaysia‟s Muslim majority population. CSBR member organization, Malaysian-based women‟s rights NGO …

MY EXPERIENCE OF THE CSBR SEXUALITY INSTITUTE AS A TRAINER
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MY EXPERIENCE OF THE CSBR SEXUALITY INSTITUTE AS A TRAINER

by tan beng hui – Fiesta Feminista, Malaysia
Many years ago, I was quite perplexed when I heard a friend refer to lesbians as lesbian women‘. I remember thinking, ―Strange… if lesbians aren‘t women, what else …

ADVOCATING FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS, NON-DISCRIMINATION AND SEXUAL RIGHTS: TURKEY’S 6th PERIODIC CEDAW REVIEW
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by Liz Ercevik Amado and Sehnaz Kiymaz, WWHR-New Ways – Turkey
In July 2010, the 6th Periodic Country Review of Turkey by the UN CEDAW (Convention for the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women) …