Interactive news and discussion for the Muslim community.
The Advocacy Institute has a really good booklet called “Telling Your Story: a guide to preparing advocacy case studies<
for the Study of Islam and Democracy
The Center for the Study of Islam & Democracy (CSID) is a non-profit
organization, based in Washington DC, dedicated to studying Islamic
and democratic political thought and merging them into a modern
Islamic democratic discourse.
Sexual Ethics Project - Islam Section (In English and Arabic)
The Islam section of the Feminist Sexual Ethics website gathers
resources addressing issues of sexual ethics and gender relations
in Muslim communities and Islamic texts. The site provides a series
of subsections that address key topics such as marriage contracts,
divorce, veiling, same-sex sexual behavior and lesbian identity, “obedience,” honor killings, and other crucial subjects.
Women's Rights Action Watch - Asia Pacific
IWRAW Asia Pacific envisions a world where there is full realisation
and enjoyment of human rights by all. Women's equality is integral
to this achievement.
Islam and Human Rights
A collection of useful articles and case studies from different countries on human rights and women’s rights.
Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights
A a charitable, educational organization which focuses upon the
domestic and global issues of human rights for Muslims.
Media - colouring books, movies, etc - for young people, detailing
the Muslim experience.
Muslim WakeUp! seeks to bring together Muslims and non-Muslims
in America and around the globe in efforts that celebrate cultural
and spiritual diversity, tolerance, and understanding.
MWL is a nonprofit American Muslim organization working to implement
the values of Islam and thereby reclaim the status of women as
free, equal and vital contributors to society.
Positive Muslims is a South African group founded in June 2000,
committed to raising awareness about Aids and offering support
to Muslims living with HIV/AIDS, and to developing a theology
of compassion; a way of reading the Qur’an and understanding the
Sunnah (the path of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him) that
focuses on Allah who cares deeply about all creation..
of Faith - Progressive Islam in America
Progressive Islam on radio.
in Islam, Malaysia
Sisters in Islam (SIS) is a group of Muslim professional women
committed to promoting the rights of women within the framework
Asian Forum for Human Rights
Human rights, peace and democracy are the main areas of concern
of the South Asia Forum for Human Rights. SAFHR set up in 1990,
is a regional public forum for the promotion of respect for universal
values of human rights, the interdependence of rights and the
indivisibility of rights.
Nations Development Fund for Women - UNIFEM
UNIFEM is the women's fund at the United Nations. It provides
financial and technical assistance to innovative programmes and
strategies that promote women's human rights, political participation
and economic security.
Nations Population Fund
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is the world's largest
international source of funding for population and reproductive
Under Muslim Laws
The Network 'Women Living Under Muslim Laws' was created to break
women’s isolation and to provide linkages and support to all women
whose lives may be affected by Muslim laws. In English, Arabic
Human Rights Net
Providing comprehensive information and analysis on women's human
rights and global issues.
A web resource for women's human rights
The International Forum for Islamic Dialogue's project emphasis
four fundamental dimensions which differentiate our proposed Islamic
agenda: the positioning of the human factor, a sense of realism,
a future outlook and dialogue. These dimensions are inter-linked
in terms of concept, reality and time. Newsletters in English
on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
US web site covering the Treaty for the Rights of Women, including
Country Scorecards and a summary of the treaty.
- Pusat Pendidikan dan Informasi Islam dan Hak-Hak Perempuan
Indonesian website (in Bahasa) on the rights of Women and Islam.
Progressive articles in Bahasa Indonesia and English.