Category Archive: activities and events

Nov 02

Public Seminar at UK Parliament on Sharia Law, Legal Pluralism and Access to Justice

Date: 7 November 2016 Time: 7-9 pm Venue: Committee Room 9 House of Commons, Westminster London SW1A 0AA Sharia Law, Legal Pluralism and Access to Justice is hosted by several organisations and activists to debate and express their concerns about the increasing state recognition and promotion of religious-based arbitration and mediation forums such as Sharia councils …

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Oct 16

Beyond the Mirror

Statement By Shillan Jabbar Painting is meditation before it is art. Through painting, I make a spiritual connection with my inner soul and nature. This kind of meditation gives a feeling that we are all connected with our happiness, suffering, and struggles. My paintings are my inner voice; the voice that speaks through the dancing …

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Oct 12

Sharia Courts in UK and feminist mobilisation against them

Public Seminar for  Houzan Mahmoud one of the co-founders of Culture Project DATE AND TIME Sat 15 October 2016 19:00 – 21:30 Organised by Radfem Collective DESCRIPTION Sharia is the Islamic legal system, Originated from the Koran and the verdicts of Islamic scholars, called (fatwas). Concerns have been raised that these council’s decisions have adverse …

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Sep 13

Call for Abstracts: Gender, Violence and Displacement

Middle East Gender Forum, 7-8 April 2017, Iraqi Kurdistan Region, University of Sulaimani    Recent wars, conflicts and human rights abuses have forced millions of people to flee their homes and move within or across boundaries. According to the United Nations Population Fund, the world is currently facing the worst refugee and forced displacement crisis …

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