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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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) …