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Survey finds deeply regressive views of women among large majorities of Muslim men

Survey finds deeply regressive views of women among large majorities of Muslim men

Posted: Wed, 03 May 2017

A large-scale survey of views in Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco and Palestine has reported extensive anti-women views and widespread tolerance of domestic violence.

Gender equality bills in Pakistan and Nigeria face religious backlash

Gender equality bills in Pakistan and Nigeria face religious backlash

Posted: Thu, 17 Mar 2016

Plans to protect women and promote gender equality in Pakistan and Nigeria have generated a huge religious backlash – with Muslim and Christian senators saying the Nigerian law was an attack on religion.

Religious lobbying threatens European Parliament vote on gender equality

Religious lobbying threatens European Parliament vote on gender equality

Posted: Sun, 08 Mar 2015

On Tuesday 10 March the European Parliament will vote on a report about gender equality in the EU. NGOs are concerned that religious groups may defeat the report, and are appealing for support.