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UK: A minority within a minority - British non-heterosexual Muslims
A study of the life circumstances and lived experiences of female and male non-heterosexual Muslims of Asian descent by Dr Andrew Yip (2003).
Canada: The Muslim Veil in North America: Issues and Debates
WLUML networker Homa Hoodfar contributes to this book which contains research and commentary on the conditions, issues, debates, and discourse on the hijab in North America and specifically in Canada.
France: Issues related to the headscarf ban
Fatou Sow, Claude Abati and Wassyla Tamzali discuss the current issues of the debate surrounding the banning of headscarves in French schools.
Zanzibar: Zanzibar's parliament has passed a bill that outlaws homosexuality and lesbianism
The bill imposes stiff penalties which include up to 25 years imprisonment for those in gay relationships.
The Johannesburg Statement on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Human Rights
A meeting of African lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender organizations, with fifty-five participants from twenty-two groups representing sixteen countries across the continent, adopted the following statement in South Africa, in February 2004.
The construction of "Muslim Women's" sexuality and the political use of tradition and religion
A summary of the presentation by Marieme Helie-Lucas at the workshop on Muslim women and sexuality at the 2004 World Social Forum.
Kenya: Mini-skirt 'ban' worries Kenyans
Anxiety has gripped women in Kenya's port city Mombasa after leaflets hit the streets telling them not to wear mini-skirts or other revealing clothes.
Turkey: Scarf conundrum grips Turkey
As France pushed ahead with its planned school headscarf ban, in Turkey the issue has been the subject of impassioned debate for more than 20 years.
The Africa Regional Sexuality Resource Centre
An information clearinghouse on sexuality and sexual health and rights issues in Africa for researchers, organizations and advocates interested in these issues.
Concept paper on Muslim women and sexuality
Why Muslim women and not simply women and sexuality?
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