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Domestic abuse campaigners given formal role at IICSA inquiry

Posted: Thu, 25 Jul 2019

Campaigners against domestic abuse within minority religious communities will be give formal roles in hearings at a child abuse inquiry. Read More »

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. Read More »

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. Read More »

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. Read More »