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Violence Delivers: Al-Shabab Rejoice in the Taliban’s Success
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Violence Delivers: Al-Shabab Rejoice in the Taliban’s Success

Originally Published by Uncommon Ground Media – https://uncommongroundmedia.com/violence-delivers-al-shabab-rejoice-in-the-talibans-success/ Violence Delivers: Al-Shabab Rejoice in the Taliban’s Success Njeri Linnet Wanjiru March 22, 2021 Njeri Linnet Wanjiru 0 A peace process which furthers the legitimisation of the Taliban is only emboldening radical Islamists across the globe. As negotiations continue and the world awaits their outcome, the future...

Less Theory, More Practice: Why the Re-emergence of the Taliban Should Concern Britain
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Less Theory, More Practice: Why the Re-emergence of the Taliban Should Concern Britain

Originally published by Uncommon Ground Media – https://uncommongroundmedia.com/less-theory-more-practice-why-the-re-emergence-of-the-taliban-should-concern-britain/ Less Theory, More Practice: Why the Re-emergence of the Taliban Should Concern Britain February 22, 2021 Anniesa Hussain 0 Women Living Under Muslim Laws are calling on the British people to stand with them against the return of the Taliban. The women of Afghanistan were unconvinced from...

Remembering Dr. Suhaila Siddiqi
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Remembering Dr. Suhaila Siddiqi

An Icon that has marked women’s history in Afghanistan The Woman Who Defied Traditional Gender Roles and Stood up to the Taliban Dr. Sohilala Siddiqi, one of Afghanistan’s most respected surgeons and the country’s first female minister of health, died on December 4th, 2020, at the age of 72. Siddiqi was Afghanistan’s only female lieutenant...

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WLUML gears up for WELDD training in Cairo

Cairo will be the setting for WLUML’s third transformational feminist leadership workshop (and the second for the Middle East and North Africa region) between the 7th and 14th of December this year.  The workshop – part of our Women’s Empowerment and Leadership Development for Democratisation programme (WELDD) – will bring together young female activists from...

What the WELDD training meant to me
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What the WELDD training meant to me

I’ve always felt that I have an inside voice which guides me and opens my eyes to the kind of things that many other women feel nothing towards and just cope with. I was born in a country which suffers from a hierarchical authority. What makes this worse is that the women inside it are...

WLUML Co-Hosted “Trials of Spring” Screenings at SOAS, University of London
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WLUML Co-Hosted “Trials of Spring” Screenings at SOAS, University of London

Women Living Under Muslim Laws, in collaboration with London Middle Eastern Institute, organised a screening of the Trials of Spring at SOAS, University of London, on the 28th of October 2015. These hard-hitting, forceful and stirring short films centred on the experience of women during the Arab Revolution of 2011. Featuring activists from Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Syria,...