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Faithfully Feminist is a compilation of essays from 45 women across the three religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam who write about the struggles they face identifying as religious feminists. 

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The Kairos Center for Religion, Rights and Social Justice at Union Theological Seminary has compiled a collection of writings on the past, present, and possible relationship between human rights and religion.

To access the compilation, click here.

In If the Oceans Were InkCarla Power, a journalist who grew up in the American Midwest and the Middle East offers her perspective on the Qur'an's most provocative verses, as she and her long-time friend Shiekh Mohammad Akram Nadwi embark on a year-long journey to understand the Text.

6 November 2015

UK journalist and writer Carla Power mentions Musawah and its work in upacking male authority in Muslim legal tradition in this article for Telegraph (UK).

21 December 2015

The New Middle East Blog, a product of "The New Middle East: Emerging Political and Ideological Trends" (NewME), a 5-year research project based at the University of Oslo's Centre for Islamic and Middle East Studies (CIMS), discussed the scholarship and activism of Musawah Advocate Professor Amina Wadud.

20 December 2015

Women's historian and Musawah Advocate, Professor Hatoon Al-Fassi, was recently interviewed by National Public Radio (NPR), USA, about the recent elections in her country Saudi Arabia, and what it means for women.

29 October 2015

The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders reported on the dismissal of charges against Azza Soliman, Musawah Advocate and co-founder of the Center for Egyptian Women's Legal Assistance (CEWLA).

8 December 2015

Gambia's Foraya Newspaper interviewed Musawah Advocate and Executive Director of GAMCOTRAP, Dr Isatou Touray, who recalls a rough journey to the pronounced banning of female genital mutilation (FGM) in her country.

Read more here

5 December 2015

It is not uncommon for underprivileged women from Asia and Africa to be victimised under Saudi Arabia's religious legal system.

A married Sri Lankan housemaid, convicted of adultery is soon to be stoned by death.

Read more from We Are Change.

2 December 2015

Reforms in Saudi Arabia will allow divorced, single women and widows to manage family affairs without requiring a man's approval.

Read more from the Guardian.

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