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These films highlight the different layers of issues in women's access to justice concerning property in Pakistan. Not only are they a commentary on how inaccessible the legal system is, but they also unveil issues of women's mobility, lack of knowledge of their finances, familial exploitation, and gender-based violence.
حملة #قانون_أسرة_عادل هي حملة أطلقتها مؤسسة قضايا المرأة المصرية ومؤسسة المرأة والذاكرة في مارس ٢٠٢٢م للمطالبة بتعديل قوانين الأحوال الشخصية لتصبح أكثر عدلًا وإنصافًا لجميع أفراد الأسرة. بدأت رحلة الحملة في شهر فبراير من عام ٢٠٢١م حين نشرت العديد من الصحف المصرية نسخة مسربة من مشروع قانون مقدم من الحكومة حول الأحوال الشخصية.
Indonesia has established a bill that is meant to protect its citizens from sexual violence. The bill is an effort to prevent various kinds of sexual violence. It aims to protect the survivors through recovery and enforcement of laws, and to ensure that there is no recurrence of sexual violence.
At the outset, I must say that my struggle for an equitable dissolution of my marriage is not unique. Many women around the world find themselves in the same, if not worse position as me. I was a 20-year-old student when I got married and continued to study during the first year of my marriage, while assisting my former husband in the family business.
With all this, it’s not hard to imagine that in many Muslim majority countries, women have had to take permission from their male guardians in order to go to work, run businesses, and even learn how to drive! Yes, as someone who lives in the UAE under the visa sponsorship of my father, I’ve had to get a ‘No Objection Certificate’ (NOC) from him, which I then submitted to the driving institute.
في العام الماضي، قامت مساواة بتدشين حملة نحو قوانين أكثر عدالة للأسرة المسلمة، والذي كان مقررًا تدشينه في مارس خلال فعاليات CSW، وذلك للتأكيد على ضرورة تعديل القوانين التمييزية. فلقد كشف وباء الكورونا الحالي عن عدة جوانب في قوانين الأسرة المسلمة، تشكل تهديدًا لحقوق النساء، وأمنهن، وظروفهن المعيشية؛ مما يؤكد أن المساواة داخل الأسرة، جزء لا يتجزأ من المساواة في المجتمع ككل
On 15 May 2021, we’re celebrating our first anniversary of launching the Campaign for Justice (CFJ) in Muslim Family Laws! Through the raging pandemic, the CFJ team at Musawah, with the support of our advocates, hit a great many milestones in amplifying advocacy online: holding webinars and a digital Global Conference week, to churning out key knowledge resources. Check out this look back on the CFJ!
Excerpt: This notion of two things being true at once certainly applies to Islamic feminism. Young Muslims should reclaim their identities against harmful stereotypes and aim to renegotiate this simplistic binary of Western “liberation” and Eastern “oppression”. At the same time, young Muslim activists should look introspectively at which aspects of their interpretations or legal institutions do more harm than good to citizens of the present context. This is the essence of more diversified forms of feminism and approaches to activism.
In this webinar, titled "Muslim Women Creating New Futures: The Campaign for Justice in Muslim Family Laws," speakers Zainah Anwar, Marwa Sharafeldin, and Hala Al-Karib, with moderator Salomé Gómez-Upegui, discuss the work of Muslim women activists campaigning for egalitarian reform in Muslim family laws across Southeast Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, and Sub-Saharan Africa.
In this webinar, Zakia Soman and Dr. Noorjehan Safia Niaz, co-founders of Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA) and co-authors of “Indian Muslim Women’s Movement: For Gender Justice and Equal Citizenship,” will discuss their pioneering activism for equal rights and equal citizenship of Muslim women in India, advocacy strategies, challenges of advocating women’s rights in a Muslim minority context, and linkages with Muslim women’s movements across the globe. Moderated by Alex McCarthy of Musawah, and co-hosted by Harvard Law School’s Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World and Musawah.
In this webinar, we will unpack the urgency of reforming discriminatory Muslim family laws in three regions: South and Southeast Asia, Middle East-North Africa, and Sub-Saharan Africa. Featuring Hala Al-Karib, Marwa Sharafeldin and Zainah Anwar, moderated by Hyshyama Hamin.