These Feminism in the Muslim World Leadership Institutes were developed as an international program to bring together groups of young women leaders from various Muslim countries and communities.
This program aims to support, link and visibilize feminist narratives and demands from across Muslim contexts that advocate for rights to bodily autonomy.
Since it was first launched in 1991, WLUML has hosted a number of transnational actions in connection with the annual 16 Days Campaign against Gender-Based Violence.
This program aims to develop understandings of justice that will improve women’s lived realities and respect their rights.
This program aims to support feminist activism to democratize politics through greater political participation and fulfilment of political rights for all, free from harassment and intimidation.
This program aims to raise awareness of local efforts to reclaim public spaces in Muslim contexts, and to support feminist organizing for greater autonomy and access for women in varied forms of public space.
The practice of stoning to death and honour killing as a state-sanctioned activity was revived in several Muslim-majority contexts, based on religious and cultural fundamentalist interpretations ...
This campaign, founded in 2007, created a global network of organisations and individuals committed to end all forms of discrimination and violence against women (VAW) being justified in the name of culture and/or religion.
WLUML and the Institute for Women’s Empowerment collaborated on the joint programme “Women Reclaiming and Re-defining Cultures: Asserting rights over body, self and public spaces” as part of the activities of the UN Millennium Development Goals.
History of WLUML begun with Marieme Helie-Locus campaigned to release Algerian women, jailed for the opposition to the introduction of ‘Islamic’ Family Law in 1982.