This dossier published by Women Living Under Muslim Law (WLUML
) includes articles, reports, and factual sheets from various geographical settings.
Eissa, Dahlia, 1999, "Constructing the Notion of Male Superiority Over Women in Islam: The Influence of sex and Gender Stereotyping in the Interpretation of the Qur'an and the Implications for a Modernist Exegesis of Rights," Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML
) Occasional Paper No.11, November.
Founded in 1984, WLUML
emerged as a response to rising fundamentalism and identity politics in Algeria.
was formed in response to situations that required urgent action during the years 1984-85.
The transnational feminist organizations which have intervened most effectively to support gender equality are organizations like Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML
), which have worked simultaneously locally, nationally and transnationally.
Twenty-five years ago, a unique relationship developed between Algeria and the non-profit organization, Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML
), which is going strong even today.
The Global Campaign to Stop Stoning and Killing Women was launched by a group of activists, lawyers, journalists and academics in November 2007 in Istanbul, coordinated by Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML
This resource is a joint project of the Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID), Rights and Democracy, and Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML
Les DF de 2007 seront organises par le groupe mondial de coordination qui comprend le Reseau de Developpement et de Communication des Femmes Africaines (FEMNET), Articulacion Feminista Marcosur (AFM), Akina Mama wa Africa (AmWA), Latin American and Caribbean Committee for the Defense of Women's Rights (CLADEM), Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN), Isis InternationaI-Manila (ISIS-Manila), INFORM, National Network of Autonomous Women's Groups (NNAWG), Latin American and Caribbean Youth Network for Sexual and Reproductive Rights (REDLAC), Red de Educacion Popular entre Mujeres de America Latin y el Caribe / Network of Popular Education Between Women (REPEM), Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML
), et Women in Development Europe (WIDE).
This seminal publication presents many of the papers at WLUML
's 2002 conference on the warning signs of fundamentalisms.
This publication can be ordered from Shirkat Gah, email@example.com, or WLUML
The conference featured keynotes from scholar-activists (to continue the feminist project to blur the boundaries between practice and theory), an advocacy and activism roundtable featuring The Feminist Library, AWAVA and WLUML
(to showcase feminist organising's 'herstorical context' and her future), Dr Deborah Withers' exhibition Music & Liberation: Women's Liberation Music Making in the UK, 1970-1989, and a film screening of Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years followed by a Q&A session with the director Dr Dagmar Schultz.