Sharia in the UK
In the UK, Muslim Arbitration Tribunals, Sharia Councils and other bodies are using Sharia Law to settle disputes which involve issues such as domestic violence, forced marriage and divorce. IKWRO is concerned that some of these bodies discriminate against women and girls.
IKWRO and others call for a boycott of the Sharia law inquiry. We are writing to you because you signed a letter of women’s rights advocates calling on the Home Secretary […]
Diana Nammi, IKWRO’s Executive Director was one of the women invited by the Prime Minister, David Cameron to speak with him about isolation of Muslim women last week. Diana advised […]
Women’s rights groups urge government to hold inquiry into Sharia ‘courts’ and the lack of access to justiceOn Thursday 10 December 2015, Southall Black Sisters (SBS), One Law for All, Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation (IKWRO), Centre for Secular Space and British Muslims for Secular Democracy […]
On Tuesday 13th January 2015, women’s rights groups, including Southall Black Sisters, One Law for All, Nari Diganta and the Iranian & Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation (IKWRO), met with Mark Stobbs, […]