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Women Living Under Muslim Law
WLUML is an international solidarity network that provides information and support for those women whose lives have been shaped by the customs and/or laws of Islam. It extends to more than 70 countries and links all women who see ...

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Iranian women's rights activists win first Reporters Without Borders netizen prize with support from Google
2010-03-15
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders has awarded the first #Netizen Prize# to the Iranian women#s rights activists of the Change for Equality (www.we-change.org) website.
Launch of Middle East Gender Study Marks International Women's Day
2010-03-09
International Federation of Journalists
Women journalists representing 15 journalists# unions of the International Federation of Journalists from across the Arab World and Middle East gathered in Al Manama-Bahrain to mark International Wome...
Sources welcomes Omar Ha-Redeye
2009-01-30
Omar Ha-Redeye
Sources welcomes a new member: Omar Ha-Redeye. Omar Ha-Redeye is frequently interviewed by the media on subjects relating to health, security, law, politics, social media, disasters, minority rights a...

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Iranian women's rights activists win first Reporters Without Borders netizen prize with support from Google
Sources News Release
Article
2010
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders has awarded the first #Netizen Prize# to the Iranian women#s rights activists of the Change for Equality (www.we-change.org) website.
Launch of Middle East Gender Study Marks International Women's Day
Sources News Release
Article
2010
International Federation of Journalists
Women journalists representing 15 journalists# unions of the International Federation of Journalists from across the Arab World and Middle East gathered in Al Manama-Bahrain to mark International Wome...
The Veil and Violence against Women in Islamist Societies
Namazie, Maryam
Article
2007
International Humanist and Ethical Union
The ongoing battle between the Islamic authorities and women over the veil clearly reveals why it has become a symbol like no other of the violence women face under Islam and why ‘improper’ or ‘bad’ v...
What's all the fuss about the veil?
Namazie, Maryam
Article
2007
It is impossible to address the status of women under Islamic laws and defend women’s rights without addressing and denouncing the veil. And this is why the veil is the first thing that Islamists impo...
Why make a fuss about the murder of a brown-skinned Muslim girl?
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2008
Radical Digressions
History gives us numerous examples of social movements which come, over time, to adopt positions directly opposed to the principles on which they were founded. It appears this has happened to the 'fem...


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