Category: Statements

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Afghanistan: Women included into Afghan delegation to Bonn

Women Living Under Muslim Laws welcomes the recent decision to include women delegates in the Afghan delegation to Bonn: 13 women will now attend and participate in this meeting. Now that women have finally been included, we second the call from the Afghan Women’s Network and demand that the relevant parties ensure that women’s voices are heard;...

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WLUML Statement on Afghan women’s exclusion from participation at Bonn

In wake of the exclusion of Afghan women from the ‘peace process’ at the Bonn Conference taking place on the 5th of December 2011, WLUML vigorously denounces: the ethical incoherence of States that engaged in a devastating war in Afghanistan under the fallacious pretext to protect ‘poor oppressed Muslim women living under the burqa’, and now...

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Women Living Under Muslim Laws Statement on Libya

WLUML is deeply concerned that the first public act of the Libya’s National Transition Committee has been to proclaim on October 23rd, 2011, that a number of laws would be considered annulled and that ‘sharia law’ was to replace them. Libya’s National Transition Committee is an interim government – what it has responsibility for –...

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Call for Iraqi Women Victimized by ISIS

The Islamic State of Iraq and Levantine (ISIS) atrocities, since the occupation of Mosul city, have shocked the Iraqi and the International community altogether. Their criminal conduct is abysmal against Iraqi women in general, and specifically against the Yazidi, Christian, Shiite Shebek and Turkomen women. The women are kidnapped and sold in groups and as...