20 11, 2019

Does religion have a privileged status in the UK?

By | 2019-12-03T19:58:19+00:00 November 20th, 2019|Press Releases, Spotlight|Comments Off on Does religion have a privileged status in the UK?

By Rahila Gupta CNN, Wed November 20, 2019 Editor's Note: Rahila Gupta is an author and journalist. She has written several books, including "Don't Wake Me: The Ballad of Nihal [...]

6 11, 2019

Significant case on women’s rights following break up of marriage at the Court of Appeal

By | 2019-11-08T09:08:56+00:00 November 6th, 2019|Featured, Home, Press Releases, Spotlight|Comments Off on Significant case on women’s rights following break up of marriage at the Court of Appeal

PRESS RELEASE 6 November 2019 On 13/14 November Southall Black Sisters (SBS) is intervening in an important case (Akhter v Khan) with far-reaching implications for minority women’s rights. As part [...]

6 11, 2019

Don’t Lock Women Out of Justice: Equality Not Discrimination

By | 2019-11-21T20:02:09+00:00 November 6th, 2019|Spotlight, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Don’t Lock Women Out of Justice: Equality Not Discrimination

Significant case on women’s rights following break up of marriage at the Court of Appeal #EqualityNotDiscrimination Join the One Law for All campaign at the Court of Appeal on 13/14 [...]

3 10, 2019

2019 Shortlist Announced, Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize, 3 October 2019

By | 2019-11-12T09:32:41+00:00 October 3rd, 2019|Press Releases, Spotlight|Comments Off on 2019 Shortlist Announced, Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize, 3 October 2019

2019 Shortlist Announced, Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize, 3 October 2019 We have a fantastic shortlist for the inaugural joint Emma Humphreys and Centre for Women’s Justice awards. Please join us [...]

17 09, 2019

De Balie #CelebratingDissent Festival was an Astounding Success

By | 2019-11-06T17:31:29+00:00 September 17th, 2019|Press Releases, Spotlight|Comments Off on De Balie #CelebratingDissent Festival was an Astounding Success

The epic ‘Celebrating Dissent’ Festival took place between 30 August -1 September in Amsterdam, a collaboration between the prestigious art and debate institute De Balie and Maryam Namazie. Consisting of [...]

19 06, 2019

The APPG’s definition of ‘Islamophobia’ is a triumph for fundamentalists

By | 2019-09-17T08:07:07+00:00 June 19th, 2019|Press Releases, Spotlight|Comments Off on The APPG’s definition of ‘Islamophobia’ is a triumph for fundamentalists

The below article was published on sister-hood. “Islamophobia is rooted in racism and is a type of racism that targets expressions of Muslimness or perceived Muslimness” – All-Party Parliamentary Group [...]

15 08, 2018

We Call on the British Government to Stop Pushing Minority Women Towards Religious Courts

By | 2018-11-30T11:56:47+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Press Releases, Spotlight|Comments Off on We Call on the British Government to Stop Pushing Minority Women Towards Religious Courts

In the light of recent court decisions on marriage and divorce, today we have written to the Ministry of Justice, calling for an urgent review into Sharia and civil marriage [...]

7 02, 2018

Sharia Laws are part of the extremist threat and not a solution

By | 2018-08-29T14:45:32+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Press Releases, Spotlight|Comments Off on Sharia Laws are part of the extremist threat and not a solution

One Law for All rejects sharia review pdf Rt Hon Amber Rudd MP Secretary of State Home Office 2 Marsham Street London SW1P 4DF 6th February 2018 Dear Right Hon [...]

21 11, 2017

Sharia ‘Courts’:  Why Regulation is Not the Answer

By | 2019-11-12T10:34:57+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Press Releases, Spotlight|Comments Off on Sharia ‘Courts’:  Why Regulation is Not the Answer

‘Sharia’ and other religious systems of arbitration are back in the news once again. There appears to be growing recognition of the profoundly discriminatory nature of religious arbitration systems which [...]