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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Indigenous Responses to Homonationalism, from Pakistan and Sweden
November 29, 2015 – 5:35 am | Comments Off on Indigenous Responses to Homonationalism, from Pakistan and Sweden
Indigenous Responses to Homonationalism, from Pakistan and Sweden

As part of the One Day, One Struggle, a global campaign by members of the Coalition of Sexual & Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR), Drag It to the Top in Pakistan, organized a focused …

Organizations from 31 Countries support Women & LGBTI People’s call for Peace in Turkey
November 27, 2015 – 7:35 pm | Comments Off on Organizations from 31 Countries support Women & LGBTI People’s call for Peace in Turkey

99 Organizations from 31 Countries Support Women & LGBTI People’s Call for Peace in Turkey
27 November 2015
Violence in the Middle East and Turkey escalates with each passing day. While the world’s eyes turn to the …

Urgent Call for Support & Solidarity from Women’s and LGBTI Organizations in Turkey
November 20, 2015 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on Urgent Call for Support & Solidarity from Women’s and LGBTI Organizations in Turkey

19 November 2015
Violence in the Middle East and Turkey escalates with each passing day. While the world’s eyes turn to the tragic attacks in Paris, what we are experiencing at present in our country is …

Panel On the Sexual & Bodily Rights Of Refugee Women and LGBTI people in Turkey
November 17, 2015 – 6:43 am | Comments Off on Panel On the Sexual & Bodily Rights Of Refugee Women and LGBTI people in Turkey
Panel On the Sexual & Bodily Rights Of Refugee Women and LGBTI people in Turkey

The international campaign for sexual and bodily rights titled “One Day, One Struggle” organized simultaneously by the Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR) member organizations every year on November 9 was …

GISWATCH 2015: Sexual Rights and the Internet
November 16, 2015 – 9:44 am | Comments Off on GISWATCH 2015: Sexual Rights and the Internet
GISWATCH 2015: Sexual Rights and the Internet

GISWatch 2015 is out, with a focus on Sexual Rights & the Internet. This edition brings together 57 country reports on a wide array of sexual rights issues, including:

– Restrictions for Sexual Rights Activists in Sudan

– Internet rights, …

A Look at Muslim Family Law in Malaysia
November 12, 2015 – 5:11 am | Comments Off on A Look at Muslim Family Law in Malaysia
A Look at Muslim Family Law in Malaysia

1 November 2015
Dark Days for the Fairer Sex 
Malaysia used to have one of the most progressive Muslim family laws in the world but by 2003, we are right there at the bottom, thanks to amendments to …

Update: Hossam Bahgat has been released, unclear if charges still pending
November 10, 2015 – 1:33 pm | Comments Off on Update: Hossam Bahgat has been released, unclear if charges still pending

Update from Mada Masr
Hossam Bahgat was released from military intelligence at midday on Tuesday after he signed a document stating, “I, Hossam Bahgat, journalist at Mada Masr, declare that I will abide by legal and security …

CALL TO ACTION: Egyptian Journalist & Human Rights Defender Hossam Bahgat Must Be Released
November 9, 2015 – 11:22 pm | Comments Off on CALL TO ACTION: Egyptian Journalist & Human Rights Defender Hossam Bahgat Must Be Released
CALL TO ACTION: Egyptian Journalist & Human Rights Defender Hossam Bahgat Must Be Released

9 November 2015
Call to Action: Egyptian Journalist & Human Rights Defender Hossam Bahgat Must Be Released
The Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR) calls for the immediate release of Hossam Bahgat, and …

ATFD & Partners host Actions on Sexual Harassment in the Streets
November 9, 2015 – 11:25 am | Comments Off on ATFD & Partners host Actions on Sexual Harassment in the Streets
ATFD & Partners host Actions on Sexual Harassment in the Streets

For One Day One Struggle 2015, l’Association Tunisienne des Femmes Démocrates (ATFD), in collaboration with ATL, Chouf, Groupe tawhida bechikh, Mawjoudin, Rojainu, Waii and Withour Restrictions are hosting two events looking at sexual harassment in …

VISION hosts Poster Exhibition to Deconstruct Stigma & Marginalization
November 9, 2015 – 9:29 am | Comments Off on VISION hosts Poster Exhibition to Deconstruct Stigma & Marginalization
VISION hosts Poster Exhibition to Deconstruct Stigma & Marginalization

For One Day One Struggle 2015, VISION is organizing a poster exhibit on sexuality rights in Pakistan, focusing on personal reflection and self-discovery as a starting point to deconstruct stigma and discrimination.
For VISION, this is a continuation of long-standing programming …

GAYa NUSANTARA screening “Stories of Being Me”
November 9, 2015 – 7:49 am | Comments Off on GAYa NUSANTARA screening “Stories of Being Me”
GAYa NUSANTARA screening “Stories of Being Me”

For the 2015 ‘One Day, One Struggle’ campaign, GAYa NUSANTARA, in collaboration with C2O Library and discussants from Airlangga University, is hosting a film screening of episodes from “Stories of Being Me” and a discussion on the …

One Day, One Struggle 2015: Over 20 groups across 8 countries collaborate on actions for sexual rights as human rights
November 7, 2015 – 3:37 pm | Comments Off on One Day, One Struggle 2015: Over 20 groups across 8 countries collaborate on actions for sexual rights as human rights
One Day, One Struggle 2015: Over 20 groups across 8 countries collaborate on actions for sexual rights as human rights

Each year on November 9th, the Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR), its members and allies celebrate sexual rights as human rights with the One Day, One Struggle international campaign.
The historic …

Congratulations to Pınar İlkkaracan, winner of the 2015 Joan B. Dunlop Award
November 5, 2015 – 8:36 am | Comments Off on Congratulations to Pınar İlkkaracan, winner of the 2015 Joan B. Dunlop Award
Congratulations to Pınar İlkkaracan, winner of the 2015 Joan B. Dunlop Award

CSBR sends our warmest congratulations to Pinar Ilkkaracan, who was recognized and honoured with the prestigious Joan B. Dunlop Award, from the International Women’s Health Coalition on 3rd November 2015.

Pinar Ilkkaracan is a founding member of CSBR, and is …