Feminists on the Frontline: AWID Case Studies of Resisting Fundamentalisms

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AWID
التاريخ: 
August 2010
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Stones Aimed at Us_An Overview of the Discourse and Strategies of the Stop Stoning Forever Campaign.pdf338.2 كيلوبايت
Arab Queer Women and Transgenders Confronting Diverse Religious Fundamentalisms_The Case of Meem in Lebanon.pdf387.87 كيلوبايت
Religious Fundamentalisms and Student Life_A View from Indonesia.pdf424.47 كيلوبايت
Challenging the Growing Power of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Public Life_The Case of Women in Black-Serbia.pdf315.27 كيلوبايت
Christian Fundamentalisms and Women’s Rights in the African Context_Mapping the Terrain.pdf700.2 كيلوبايت
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This collection of case studies is a testament to the women and men around the world who have stood up to reject the imposition of norms and values in the name of religion as well as to expose and challenge the privileged position given to religion in public policies. In 2008 AWID launched a call for proposals to document the strategies of women's rights activists confronting religious fundamentalisms. The final 18 case studies presented here are drawn from a wide range of religious and geographical contexts, and cover various fields of activism. We hope that this collection will inspire, inform and encourage discussion and debate. Please visit this page again for updates, as finalized case studies and a brief summary of each case study will be posted on a rolling basis. We will also soon be posting a paper that introduces the trends and themes that are threaded through the various case studies.

Christian Fundamentalisms and Women’s Rights in the African Context: Mapping the Terrain

by Jessica Horn

 
Summary.pdf233.03 kB
 
Full Case.pdf700.20 kB

Rural Feminist Activism and Religious Fundamentalism in Nova Scotia, Canada

by Leona English, Lucille Harper and Betsy MacDonald, Antigonish Women's Resource Centre

 
Summary.pdf678.59 kB
 
Full Case.pdf833.03 kB

Arab Queer Women and Transgenders Confronting Diverse Religious Fundamentalisms: The Case of Meem in Lebanon

by Nadine M., Meem

 
Summary.pdf227.66 kB
 
Full Case.pdf387.87 kB

Sexuality, Gender and the Religious Right: Youth Advocacy on LGBT Rights in the United States

by Haven Herrin, Soulforce Q

 
Summary.pdf127.37 kB
 
Full Case.pdf335.56 kB

Religious Fundamentalisms and Communalism: The Case of Sahiyar

by Trupti Shah, Sahiyar (Stree Sanghthan)

 
Summary.pdf178.30 kB
 
Full Case.pdf713.93 kB

Religious Fundamentalisms and Student Life: A View from Indonesia

by Nathanael G. Sumaktoyo and Yuyun Rindiastuti

 
Summary.pdf285.89 kB
 
Full Case.pdf424.47 kB

Associazione Luca Coscioni and the World Congress for Freedom of Scientific Research: An Italian Experience of Resisting Religious Fundamentalisms

by Carmen Sorrentino, Associazione Luca Coscioni (Luca Coscioni Association)

 
Summary.pdf241.96 kB
 
Full Case.pdf484.29 kB

Confronting Catholic Fundamentalisms in the Former Soviet Union: The Case of Lithuania

by Virginija Aleksejūnė, Margarita Jankauskaitė and Vilana Pilinkaitė-Sotirovič, Lygių galimybių plėtros centras (Centre for Equality Advancement)

 
Summary.pdf199.56 kB
 
Full Case.pdf292.16 kB

Challenging the Growing Power of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Public Life: The Case of Women in Black-Serbia

by Staša Zajović and Katie Mahuron, Žene u crnom (Women in Black-Serbia)

 
Summary.pdf202.05 kB
 
Full Case.pdf315.27 kB

Stones Aimed at Us...: An Overview of the Discourse and Strategies of the Stop Stoning Forever Campaign

by Shadi Sadr, Stop Stoning Forever Campaign

 
Summary.pdf236.56 kB
 
Full Case.pdf338.20 kB