28 09, 2016

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

By | September 28th, 2016|Featured, Press Releases|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.

By | July 26th, 2016|Press Releases|Comments Off on Statement by Elham Manea regarding the UK government’s review of Sharia law in England and Wales.

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|Press Releases, Spotlight|Comments Off on Personal Testimonies by Women on Inequities of Sharia Courts

Updated 18 August 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. [...]

4 07, 2016

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

By | July 4th, 2016|Featured, 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). [...]

2 07, 2016

Background on Imams and Scholars on Sharia Inquiry

By | July 2nd, 2016|Press Releases, Spotlight|Comments Off on Background on Imams and Scholars on Sharia Inquiry

Updated 4 July 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. [...]

8 06, 2016

Reason Rally 2016: Out, Loud and Proud for Secularism

By | June 8th, 2016|Press Releases|Comments Off on Reason Rally 2016: Out, Loud and Proud for Secularism

Below is my speech at Reason Rally 2016 on 4 June 2016 in Washington DC. I'm very happy to be here. Thanks to the organisers for this wonderful event. Thanks [...]

28 05, 2016

Is sharia discriminatory against women?

By | May 28th, 2016|Press Releases, Spotlight|Comments Off on Is sharia discriminatory against women?

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. An open letter by [...]