Organized by Women Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML) in collaboration with the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP), this conference will provide a platform for informed dialogue and academic exchange on pressing issues in women’s rights locally and globally in the contexts of Islam and Muslim countries.
- June 7: 10:00-17:00, in Room 316
- June 8: 10:00-17:00, in Room 312
- June 9: 10:00-17:00, in Room 316
- Zarizana Abdul Aziz, Co-Director, Due Diligence Project, Northeastern University School of Law, Boston MA
- Homa Hoodfar, Professor of Anthropology, Emeritus, at Concordia University, Montreal
- Nandini Ramanujam, Associate Professor (Professional), Executive Director & Program Director, Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism
- Professor Vrinda Narain, Associate Professor Associate Dean, Academic, faculty of Law, McGill University
- Ms. Farida Shaheed, Executive Director, Shirkat Gah-Women’s Resource Centre, Lahore, Pakistan
- Dr. Fatou Sow, Researcher and Teacher, Institut Fondamental d’Afrique noire (IFAN), University Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar (Senegal), and SEDET/CNRS, University Paris-Denis Diderot, Paris (France).
- Janine Moussa, Human Rights Lawyer, and Director of Policy and Outreach, Global Women’s Institute, George Washington University, Washington, DC.
- Alia Hogben, Executive Director, Canadian Council of Muslim Women, Gananoque, Ontario.
- Ariane Brunet, co-founder, Second Feminist library, Montreal (1994); co-founder of the Urgent Action Fund (1997).
- Haddy Jonga, Gambian feminist, TV host, and Mentor and Programme Officer, Think Young Women.
- Mariam Diallo-Dramé, Director, Association of Women’s Leadership and Sustainable Development (AFLED), Mali.
- Fatma Eman Sakory, Advisor, FRIDA Fund, the Young Feminist Fund; co-founder, Nazra for Feminist Studies, Cairo, Egypt.
See the conference page here.