International Coalition Calls for Public Support to End Increasing Persecution of LGBT People in Indonesia
June 7, 2017 – 2:20 pm | Comments Off on International Coalition Calls for Public Support to End Increasing Persecution of LGBT People in Indonesia

The undersigned organisations and individuals (35 in total) support the following statement:
We appeal to the people of Indonesia and our friends and supporters around the world to help protect the rights and health of all …

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International Coalition Calls for Public Support to End Increasing Persecution of LGBT People in Indonesia
June 7, 2017 – 2:20 pm | Comments Off on International Coalition Calls for Public Support to End Increasing Persecution of LGBT People in Indonesia
International Coalition Calls for Public Support to End Increasing Persecution of LGBT People in Indonesia

The undersigned organisations and individuals (35 in total) support the following statement:
We appeal to the people of Indonesia and our friends and supporters around the world to help protect the rights and health of all …

التسجيل للورشة الاقليمية حول جنسانية الفرد والأسرة
May 23, 2017 – 4:03 am | Comments Off on التسجيل للورشة الاقليمية حول جنسانية الفرد والأسرة
التسجيل للورشة الاقليمية حول جنسانية الفرد والأسرة

التسجيل للورشة الاقليمية حول جنسانية الفرد والأسرة
يسرنا في منتدى الجنسانية أن نعلن عن فتح باب التسجيل للورشة التدريبية حول جنسانية الفرد والأسرة، والتي نسعى من خلالها إلى خلق “مجموعة عمل” مهنية تتبادل فيما بينها الخبرات …

Sariyani | Kapal Perempuan | (video)
March 30, 2017 – 7:59 am | Comments Off on Sariyani | Kapal Perempuan | (video)
Sariyani | Kapal Perempuan | (video)

As part of ODOS 2016, Kapal Perempuan developed a video campaign, documenting the re-thinking on gender & sexual norms, and the deepening appreciation of human rights, as experienced by graduates of their Sekolah Perempuan (Women’s …

Reclaiming the Universality of Rights @ CSW61 (video)
March 25, 2017 – 2:52 am | Comments Off on Reclaiming the Universality of Rights @ CSW61 (video)
Reclaiming the Universality of Rights @ CSW61 (video)

CSBR joined co-working group members of the Observatory on the Universality of Rights for a CSW61 event on “Reclaiming the Universality of Rights: Gender, Economic Justice and Anti-Rights Threats”.

About: Rising (mis)use of religion, culture, tradition, …

No Borders on Gender Justice
March 20, 2017 – 1:44 pm | Comments Off on No Borders on Gender Justice

Letter to the Members of the UN Commission on the Status of Women
United Nations Economic and Social Council
The Commission on the Status of Women
6 March 2017
Dear Members of the UN Commission on the Status of …

Apply for the 9th CSBR Sexuality Institute! Deadline 12 March 2017
January 30, 2017 – 2:35 pm | Comments Off on Apply for the 9th CSBR Sexuality Institute! Deadline 12 March 2017
Apply for the 9th CSBR Sexuality Institute! Deadline 12 March 2017

Applications Open!
Deadline for submissions:
12 March 2017

 
The Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR) is pleased to announce our Call for Applications for the 9th CSBR Sexuality Institute, to be held from 30 June – 7 …

ODOS 2016: VISION holds Street Theatre Performances on Sexual and Bodily Rights of Hijras in Pakistan
November 7, 2016 – 5:27 pm | Comments Off on ODOS 2016: VISION holds Street Theatre Performances on Sexual and Bodily Rights of Hijras in Pakistan
ODOS 2016: VISION holds Street Theatre Performances on Sexual and Bodily Rights of Hijras in Pakistan

For One Day One Struggle 2016, VISION will be hosting a street theatre performance on the sexual and bodily rights of hijras in Pakistan.
Previously held in 5 different areas, these performances were the culmination of …

More Than 70 Organisations Come Together To Support Maria Chin Abdullah
November 4, 2016 – 10:46 am | Comments Off on More Than 70 Organisations Come Together To Support Maria Chin Abdullah
More Than 70 Organisations Come Together To Support Maria Chin Abdullah

CSBR joins 70+ organizations calling on the Malaysian government to immediately investigate death threats against Malaysian human rights defender Maria Chin Abdullah. Read the press release from APWLD below.

*Demand immediate investigation of the death …

Nazra for Feminist Studies, Egypt, joins CSBR!
October 20, 2016 – 3:57 pm | Comments Off on Nazra for Feminist Studies, Egypt, joins CSBR!
Nazra for Feminist Studies, Egypt, joins CSBR!

We are so pleased to welcome Nazra for Feminist Studies as the newest member of the Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies!
Nazra is a leading Egyptian civil society organization, who have most …

Response to the UN Women’s call on: “Consultation seeking views on UN Women approach to sex work, the sex trade and prostitution”
October 17, 2016 – 9:10 am | Comments Off on Response to the UN Women’s call on: “Consultation seeking views on UN Women approach to sex work, the sex trade and prostitution”

CSBR is one of 190 national, regional and international sex workers’ rights, women’s rights and human rights organizations/networks who submitted a joint response to UN Women’s Call for “Consultation seeking views on UN Women approach …

Holding governments to account for the sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights of women and girls around the world
September 25, 2016 – 9:28 am | Comments Off on Holding governments to account for the sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights of women and girls around the world
Holding governments to account for the sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights of women and girls around the world

On the occasion of the 1st Anniversary of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), CSBR joined 60+ organizations and International Planned Parenthood Federation in writing to the UN General Assembly President and UN …

CSBR at the AWID Forum 2016!
September 4, 2016 – 10:00 pm | Comments Off on CSBR at the AWID Forum 2016!
CSBR at the AWID Forum 2016!

 
is GOING TO the AWID Forum!

 
Will you be attending the AWID Forum on Feminist Futures: Building Collective Power for Rights & Justice this week?
If so, come say hello!

_______________________________
 
The Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in …

Justice for Hande Kader
September 1, 2016 – 9:05 pm | Comments Off on Justice for Hande Kader
Justice for Hande Kader

31 August 2016
 
H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
President of the Republic of Turkey
T.C. Cumhurbaşkanlığı Genel Sekreterliği
06689 Çankaya, Ankara, Turkey
Tel: +90 312 525 5555
Fax: +90 312 525 583
Email: contact@tccb.gov.tr
 
Your excellency,
As members and allies of the Coalition for Sexual …

Turkey – Stop Sexual Violence! Infographic on the Istanbul Convention
June 28, 2016 – 3:04 pm | Comments Off on Turkey – Stop Sexual Violence! Infographic on the Istanbul Convention
Turkey – Stop Sexual Violence! Infographic on the Istanbul Convention

Blast from the Past: For the 2014 One Day One Struggle campaign, our members in Turkey–Lambda Istanbul, KAOS-GL and Women for Women’s Human Rights-New Ways—organized around Turkey’s responsibilities to implement the Council of Europe Convention …

CSBR Call for Submissions! Sexual Pleasure, Sexual Rights
June 3, 2016 – 4:16 am | Comments Off on CSBR Call for Submissions! Sexual Pleasure, Sexual Rights
CSBR Call for Submissions! Sexual Pleasure, Sexual Rights

We’re accepting submissions on a rolling basis.

What is #SexPleasureRights?
 
The #SexPleasureRights blog/arts series seeks to create a space for conversation, dialogue and curiosity on what it means to conceptualize sexual pleasure as an inherent and integral part of …

Bishkek Feminist Initiative Kyrgyzstan joins CSBR!
June 2, 2016 – 8:50 am | Comments Off on Bishkek Feminist Initiative Kyrgyzstan joins CSBR!
Bishkek Feminist Initiative Kyrgyzstan joins CSBR!

We are excited to welcome Bishkek Feminist Initiative – Kyrgyzstan, as a new member of the Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR)!
Read more about BFI’s work below, and check out their terrific …

Safeguarding Individuals, Civil Society & Our Shared Humanity: An Urgent Plea to the Government of Bangladesh
May 2, 2016 – 6:36 pm | Comments Off on Safeguarding Individuals, Civil Society & Our Shared Humanity: An Urgent Plea to the Government of Bangladesh
Safeguarding Individuals, Civil Society & Our Shared Humanity: An Urgent Plea to the Government of Bangladesh

2 May 2016
SAFEGUARDING INDIVIDUALS, CIVIL SOCIETY AND OUR SHARED HUMANITY:
AN URGENT PLEA TO THE GOVERNMENT OF BANGLADESH
 
We, the undersigned, join other voices from across Asia and the Pacific – and around the world – in calling …

Observatory on the Universality of Rights (OURs) web platform launch
April 13, 2016 – 10:21 pm | Comments Off on Observatory on the Universality of Rights (OURs) web platform launch
Observatory on the Universality of Rights (OURs) web platform launch

The Observatory on the Universality of Rights (OURs) is pleased to announce the launch of its web platform: oursplatform.org. The platform will be the go­to place for information and resources on safeguarding the universality of rights in …