Toppling Walls, Building Bridges: The Rise & Prospects of New Global Feminism
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CSBR is honoured to have been able to connect with our sisters in Turkey, and those from around the world as far as Peru, Poland, Ukraine, Hungary, Ireland and more–for an important and timely conversation …

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Control and Sexuality: The Revival of Zina Laws in Muslim Contexts
August 27, 2011 – 5:17 pm | Comments Off on Control and Sexuality: The Revival of Zina Laws in Muslim Contexts
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”
August 11, 2011 – 9:40 am | Comments Off on LGBT PRIDE WEEK IN ISTANBUL FOCUSED ON “THE FAMILY”
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
August 11, 2011 – 9:35 am | Comments Off on SIS RESEARCH ON THE IMPACT OF POLYGAMY
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
August 11, 2011 – 9:30 am | Comments Off on MY EXPERIENCE OF THE CSBR SEXUALITY INSTITUTE AS A TRAINER
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
August 11, 2011 – 9:23 am | Comments Off on ADVOCATING FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS, NON-DISCRIMINATION AND SEXUAL RIGHTS: TURKEY’S 6th PERIODIC CEDAW REVIEW

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) …