Resource: Reclaiming the Universality of Rights @ CSW61 (Video)
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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”.

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Milestones for the LGBTI Movement in Indonesia
June 29, 2015 – 7:33 pm | Comments Off on Milestones for the LGBTI Movement in Indonesia
Milestones for the LGBTI Movement in Indonesia

The Jakarta Post recently featured a list of milestones of the LGBTI movement in Indonesia, which included the founding of CSBR member and current coordinating office Gaya Nusantara! Read the article below.

Milestones for the LGBT Movement in Indonesia
Indonesia’s …

Response to Illegal block of Istanbul Pride 2015
June 29, 2015 – 6:34 pm | Comments Off on Response to Illegal block of Istanbul Pride 2015
Response to Illegal block of Istanbul Pride 2015

The Istanbul LGBTI Pride Parade has been held for thirteen years. Yet this year the Istanbul Governor’s Office blocked the parade, citing the fact that it coincided with Ramadan. The use of Ramadan, the Islamic …

Resistance in the face of police violence at Istanbul Pride 2015
June 29, 2015 – 5:50 pm | Comments Off on Resistance in the face of police violence at Istanbul Pride 2015
Resistance in the face of police violence at Istanbul Pride 2015

Police attacked the LGBTI Pride Parade with water cannon and tear gas to disperse the participants at Istanbul Pride on Sunday 28 June 2015.

The participants as well as journalists were exposed to violence, the disproportionate use …

Response to the Zero-Draft of the Outcome Document of the Post-2015 Summit
June 25, 2015 – 7:21 pm | Comments Off on Response to the Zero-Draft of the Outcome Document of the Post-2015 Summit
Response to the Zero-Draft of the Outcome Document of the Post-2015 Summit

During the 20-24 June 2015 intergovernmental negotiations, ARROW submitted a detailed response to the zero-draft of the Outcome Document of the Post-2015 Summit. The response was supported by 116 women’s groups and allied civil society …

A lesson in body positivity for Pakistan
June 24, 2015 – 10:41 am | Comments Off on A lesson in body positivity for Pakistan
A lesson in body positivity for Pakistan

6 December 2014

Luavut Zahid is Pakistan Today’s Special Correspondent. Her work places an emphasis on conflict and disasters, human rights, religious and sexual minorities, climate change, development and governance. She also serves as the Pakistan …

Pertubuhan Pertolongan Wanita (WAO) Melancarkan Laporan Keganasan Rumah Tangga 2015 dan Kempen Kesedaran Awam, “Bolehkah Anda Simpan Rahsia?”
June 23, 2015 – 7:48 pm | Comments Off on Pertubuhan Pertolongan Wanita (WAO) Melancarkan Laporan Keganasan Rumah Tangga 2015 dan Kempen Kesedaran Awam, “Bolehkah Anda Simpan Rahsia?”
Pertubuhan Pertolongan Wanita (WAO) Melancarkan Laporan Keganasan Rumah Tangga 2015 dan Kempen Kesedaran Awam, “Bolehkah Anda Simpan Rahsia?”

Kuala Lumpur, 23 Jun 2015 – Pertubuhan Pertolongan Wanita (WAO) melancarkan laporan tahunan bertajuk “Berganding Bahu: Kajian Kes dalam Respons Keganasan Rumah Tangga, Laporan 2015”, sekaligus melancarkan pameran seni seramik bertajuk “Bolehkah Anda Simpan Rahsia?” …

WAO Reveals 2015 Domestic Violence Report & Launches Public Education Campaign “Can You Keep A Secret?”
June 23, 2015 – 7:45 pm | Comments Off on WAO Reveals 2015 Domestic Violence Report & Launches Public Education Campaign “Can You Keep A Secret?”
WAO Reveals 2015 Domestic Violence Report & Launches Public Education Campaign “Can You Keep A Secret?”

Kuala Lumpur, 23 June 2015 – Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO) revealed their annual “Working Together: Case Studies in Domestic Violence Response, 2015 Report”, simultaneously launching their public education campaign with a ceramic art installation entitled, “Can …

LGBTI People Gain Ground on Rights Advocacy in Turkish Parliamentary Elections
June 11, 2015 – 10:33 am | Comments Off on LGBTI People Gain Ground on Rights Advocacy in Turkish Parliamentary Elections
LGBTI People Gain Ground on Rights Advocacy in Turkish Parliamentary Elections

June 10, 2015 (New York)- The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) welcomes the results of the June 7 parliamentary election in Turkey, which has seated an unprecedented 22 outspoken advocates for lesbian, …

Regional Consultation on Expression, Opinion and Religious Freedom in Asia
June 7, 2015 – 10:00 am | Comments Off on Regional Consultation on Expression, Opinion and Religious Freedom in Asia
Regional Consultation on Expression, Opinion and Religious Freedom in Asia

From 3-5 June 2015, human rights defenders, journalists, bloggers and activists met in Jakarta for a
regional consultation on ‘Expression, Opinion, and Religious Freedom in Asia’.  The aim of the Consultation was to discuss, debate, understand and identify …

Men in Charge? Rethinking Authority in Muslim Legal Tradition
June 7, 2015 – 9:38 am | Comments Off on Men in Charge? Rethinking Authority in Muslim Legal Tradition
Men in Charge? Rethinking Authority in Muslim Legal Tradition

In April 2015, MUSAWAH–the global movement for equality in the Muslim family–launched an exciting new book which “shows that the assumption that God gave men authority over women is a theological fiction that became a …

KOHL – A Journal for Body and Gender Research, Vol. 1
June 6, 2015 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on KOHL – A Journal for Body and Gender Research, Vol. 1
KOHL – A Journal for Body and Gender Research, Vol. 1

 
The first volume of Kohl: a Journal for Body and Gender Research كحل: مجلة لأبحاث الجسد و الجندر is available in English here. Arabic version coming soon.

About Kohl:  Kohl: a Journal for Body and Gender Research …

Ensuring Women and Girls’ Sexual and Reproductive Health and Reproductive Rights in the Post-2015 Agenda
June 5, 2015 – 3:14 pm | Comments Off on Ensuring Women and Girls’ Sexual and Reproductive Health and Reproductive Rights in the Post-2015 Agenda
Ensuring Women and Girls’ Sexual and Reproductive Health and Reproductive Rights in the Post-2015 Agenda

This 28 May 2015, on the international day for action on women’s health, the Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights (WNGRR) and partners launched a Call to Action to ensure that women and girls’ sexual and reproductive …

WLUML condemns the harassment of Sri Lankan activist Sharmila Seyyid
June 3, 2015 – 6:41 am | Comments Off on WLUML condemns the harassment of Sri Lankan activist Sharmila Seyyid
WLUML condemns the harassment of Sri Lankan activist Sharmila Seyyid

Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML) condemns the backlash faced by Sri Lankan Human Rights Defender, Sharmila Seyyid, and calls for her security and freedom to be guaranteed.
In November 2012, Ms. Sharmia Seyyid stated during …