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12/8/2019

Based on discussions and conclusions of the 2017 Montreal meeting and subsequent discussions with various active networkers, the following area of activities

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12/8/2019

Transnational feminism and inter-generational dialogues in times of politics backlash against globalization

 

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6/8/2019

Women Living under Muslim Law’s major programme Women’s Empowerment and Leadership Development for Democratisation (WELDD) ended at year-end 2015, and reporting on the programme completed in June 2016. WLUML did not have any major collective field programmes in 2016. However, it continued to have discussion groups, carried on networking and make the existing WLUML and our sister organization’s resources available to those who requested them, as well as making these available on site. It continued with Publications, Communications, and had one key advocacy campaign.

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6/8/2019
 Activities and areas of work in 2015 include: Women's empowerment and leadership, development for democratisation, websites: WLUML, VNC & WELDD, 16 days of activism, publications, online office, and strategic developm
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20/4/2019

Women’s bodies have long been a site of cultural, religious, legal, and political struggles. Recognized as a potent medium of ideological communication, women’s clothing has interested both conservative and liberal states. Historical accounts have often presented women as passive objects of these political struggles waged through and on their bodies. Filtering these histories through a feminist lens we see that women have adopted, adapted, resisted, or subverted imposed regulations of their dressed bodies, asserting their autonomy and fighting for social and political rights.

5/5/2018

Financial statements of WLUML for the year of 2014.

5/5/2018

At the end of 2014, we would like to say a heart-felt “thank you” to all our supporters for their continued backing.

We know that now more than ever our voice is needed to stand up for women’s rights in a climate of rising fundamentalisms, shrinking civil society space, and heightened conflict. After beginning a strategic planning process in October to assess the changing environment, we continue and aim to be ready for 2015 with new ideas, re-vitalised direction, and continued dedication.

3/11/2017

Building on her previous report on diverse forms of fundamentalism and extremism as threats to cultural rights, the Special Rapporteur elaborates on their grave impact on the cultural rights of women. She stresses that a human rights-based response to fundamentalism and extremism must by fully gender sensitive, centering the cultural rights and equality of women, and defending universality. Women’s human rights, including cultural rights, are an essential part of the fight against fundamentalism and extremism, without which it cannot succeed.

 

29/10/2017

This report examines Singaporean laws and practices that enforce de jure and de facto discrimination against women in the following areas: reform of Muslim family law to guarantee equality for Muslim women, male-only positions under AMLA, women’s equal capacity to enter into marriage, child and early marriage, polygamy and divorce rights.

29/9/2017

The building of a civil society rests upon public participation, on the way society is currently being run, on the values being promoted, and on how resources are currently being distributed. 

However, governments, politicians, elites, often give the false impression that only they are qualified for political and social participation and that ordinary people have little to contribute besides electing them to the office. Such attitudes have silenced many voices form expressing their concerns.