4 07, 2016

Personal Testimonies by Women on Inequities of Sharia Courts

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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

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

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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

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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. [...]

28 05, 2016

Is sharia discriminatory against women?

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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 [...]

30 04, 2016

30 April: Day Conference on Sharia Law, Legal Pluralism and Access to Justice

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30 April 2016 London Day Conference on Sharia Law, Legal Pluralism and Access to Justice Elham Manea, Academic and Author, Presents Findings of her Recent Book: “Women And Sharia Law: [...]

9 12, 2015

Press Release – women’s rights groups urge government to hold inquiry into Sharia ‘courts’ and the lack of access to justice

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Open Letter to David Cameron Press Release On Thursday 10 December 2015, Southall Black Sisters (SBS), One Law for All, Iranian and Kurdish Women's Rights Organisation (IKWRO), Centre for Secular [...]

15 01, 2015

On Meeting of Women’s Rights Campaigners with Law Society

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On Tuesday 13th January, women's rights groups, including Southall Black Sisters, One Law for All, Nari Diganta and the Iranian & Kurdish Women's Rights Organisation (IKWRO), met with Mark Stobbs, [...]

24 11, 2014

Press release – Women’s rights campaigners welcome withdrawal of the Law Society’s sharia wills practice note

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24 November 2014 One Law for All, Southall Black Sisters, the Centre for Secular Space, Nari Diganta and the Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation have welcomed the Law Society’s [...]

23 07, 2014

Equality and Human Rights Commission rules that gender segregation is unlawful

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Press Release 23 July 2014 One Law for All, Southall Black Sisters, the Centre for Secular Space, and the LSESU Atheist Secularist Society have welcomed the Equality and Human Rights [...]

11 07, 2014

The Solicitor’s Regulatory Authority withdraws its endorsement of the Law Society’s discriminatory practice note on Sharia wills

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PRESS RELEASE 11 July 2014 Southall Black Sisters (SBS) and One Law for All welcomes the decision by the Solicitor’s Regulatory Authority (SRA), the regulatory body for solicitors, to remove [...]