22 11, 2016

Areas of concern regarding Home Affairs Select Committee on Sharia

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Written evidence submitted to Home Affairs Select Committee by Southall Black Sisters, the Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation, Centre for Secular Space, One Law for All, British Muslims for [...]

3 11, 2016

Spokesperson Maryam Namazie wins 2016 International Secularism (Laicite) Prize

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Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain is pleased to announce that its spokesperson Maryam Namazie was awarded the 2016 International Secularism (Laicite) Prize from the Comité Laïcité République in Paris on [...]

31 10, 2016

Sharia Law and Access to Justice

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Dear Friend 7 November Public Seminar on "Sharia Law, Legal Pluralism and Access to Justice" You are invited to a public seminar on "Sharia Law, Legal Pluralism and Access to [...]

28 09, 2016

Sharia councils and parallel legal systems are abusive and discriminatory against women

By | September 28th, 2016|Press Releases, Spotlight|Comments Off on Sharia councils and parallel legal systems are abusive and discriminatory against women

Hello dear friend I wanted to write and give you an update of the work of One Law for All. Our new Spokesperson I'm really pleased to announce that Gina [...]

2 09, 2016

One Law for All boycotting “Independent Review” into Sharia

By | September 2nd, 2016|Press Releases|Comments Off on One Law for All boycotting “Independent Review” into Sharia

Sharia Review Secretariat Dear Mona Siddqui RE: Independent Review into Sharia Law Thank you for your invitation to give evidence to  the Sharia review. We will not be able to [...]

26 07, 2016

Statement by Elham Manea regarding the UK government’s review of Sharia law in England and Wales.

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An unprecedented number of women’s rights campaigners and organisations from Britain and internationally recently submitted a letter to Theresa May, the then Home Secretary raising serious concerns about the government’s [...]

5 07, 2016

Help us get Elham Manea’s book on Women and Sharia Law to Every MP

By | July 5th, 2016|Press Releases|Comments Off on Help us get Elham Manea’s book on Women and Sharia Law to Every MP

Elham Manea's new book "Women and Sharia Law: The Impact of Legal Pluralism in the UK" (I. B. Tauris, May 2016) provides considerable evidence to show how Sharia courts violate [...]

4 07, 2016

Personal Testimonies by Women on Inequities of Sharia Courts

By | July 4th, 2016|Featured, Press Releases|Comments Off on Personal Testimonies by Women on Inequities of Sharia Courts

Updated 7 December 2016 The accommodation of arbitration systems to govern private and family matters had led, arguably, to the greatest human rights violations of minority women in the UK. Personal [...]

4 07, 2016

PRESS RELEASE: Campaigners urge government to fully and impartially investigate Sharia bodies

By | July 4th, 2016|Press Releases|Comments Off on PRESS RELEASE: Campaigners urge government to fully and impartially investigate Sharia bodies

4 July 2016 Today, an unprecedented number of women's rights campaigners and organisations from Britain and internationally have submitted a letter to the Home Secretary raising serious concerns about the [...]

4 07, 2016

Open letter to the Home Secretary: The law and not religion is basis of justice for citizens

By | July 4th, 2016|Press Releases, Spotlight|Comments Off on Open letter to the Home Secretary: The law and not religion is basis of justice for citizens

For more information on the open letter, please contact Pragna Patel (Southall Black Sisters), Gina Khan and Maryam Namazie (One Law for All) and Gita Sahgal (Centre for Secular Space). [...]