Miscellaneous

This book analyses legal campaigns and cases in a number of Asian, Middle Eastern and North African countries, and describes a strategy for challenging these laws – delegation to the wife of the right to pronounce divorce on the behalf of her husband on their marriage – to equalise the right to divorce.

 The titles listed below can be ordered directly from Shirkat Gah Women's Resource Centre. Write to them at pubs@sgah.org.pk for more details.

Cette série sera consacrée aux origines historiques de l'Islam, à son expansion et son évolution dans différents pays ou régions d’Afrique. L'accent sera mis sur la diversité des contextes musulmans, qu'ils soient spécifiquement régionaux ou nationaux. Cette série tentera de rassembler la recherche et les écrits disponibles à la fois en Afrique et à l'extérieur, concernant les femmes et les communautés musulmanes, le rôle et l'attitude de l'état envers les autorités religieuses, les positions actuelles des mouvements sociaux islamistes, etc.
Le Monde - La messe est dite. Il n'y aura pas de référence à Dieu ni à une quelconque religion dans la future Constitution européenne.

The increased labeling of diverse immigrant communities of Muslim background in Europe as having a common culture since they share a common religion is appearing as a dominant trend. Religion is becoming equated with “culture”.

Il demande la suppression de l'article 37 du Traité Constitutionnel de l'Union Européenne, que la Convention Européenne a la charge de rédiger et dont les travaux se termineront à la fin du mois de Mai
Muslim women working towards social change in South Asia.

The Dossiers explore and synthesize a broad range of feelings, interpretations and strategies of women on issues of feminism, nationalism, internationalism, and religion. Our dossiers had announced the first two Asian lesbian conferences; we are now beginning to recieve articles about the situation of lesbians in Muslim countries and communities which we will be publishing in the future issues. 

Across the Arab world, women's rights are being stifled by political unrest and conservative women in positions of power, lawyers, intellectuals and officials told a weekend conference in Germany.
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