Comparative Legal Review of the Impact of Muslim Family Laws on Women across Commonwealth Asia and Africa

Sisters For Change is launching a series of reports on behalf of the Equality & Justice Alliance. This report commissioned by Sisters For Change and authored by Musawah provides a comprehensive legal review of Muslim family laws across Commonwealth Asia and Africa, analysing the nature and extent to which they discriminate against Muslim women and…

Ministers present actions on gender equality for consideration by Commonwealth leaders

On 19-20 September 2019, the 12th Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministers Meeting in Nairobi gathered government officials from over 30 countries. The approaches agreed upon by ministers to accelerate gender equality are set out in the events’ outcome statement and are to be considered by country leaders at the next Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. Written…