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KARAMAH Celebrates International Women’s Day with Global Leaders

On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, KARAMAH commemorated International Women’s Day by conducting a workshop for global Muslim women leaders. KARAMAH was joined by leaders from Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Chad, Jordan, Morocco, and Algeria. During the workshop, KARAMAH engaged the leaders in strategizing on ways we can advance women’s rights from an Islamic perspective. KARAMAH shared […]

The Power of the Purse: Muslim Women’s Legacy of Economic Empowerment

On March 20th, KARAMAH hosted a parallel session at the United Nations 61st Commission on the Status of Women in New York City. The topic was “The Power of the Purse: Muslim Women’s Legacy of Economic Empowerment.” KARAMAH’s panel featured board members Sister Aisha al-Adawiya and Abed Awad, LLSP alumna Fatima Salaam, and KARAMAH executive […]

KARAMAH Responds to New Executive Order on Refugees and Immigrants

KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights is deeply concerned with yesterdays revised Executive Order Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States. This revised ban claims to recognize several of the constitutional errors of the original ban by excepting green card holders and current visa holders. However, it continues to infringe […]

KARAMAH Participates in “Pathways to Practice” at UDC Law

On Wednesday February 1, 2017 Staff Attorney Julia Bizer spoke on a panel at University of District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law. Part of the Pathways to Practice series, this panel entitled Trends in Family and Juvenile Law, was meant to give law students perspectives on the myriad of legal careers that […]

KARAMAH Participates in Immigration Teach-Ins at GW Law and UDC Law

KARAMAH Director of Civil Rights and Policy, Qasim Rashid, spoke at The George Washington University on Thursday, February 2nd at a panel entitled Rights in 2017: Immigrants, Individuals, and the Law. Professor Alberto Benitez, the director of the GW immigration law clinic, and Chris Carr, a third-year law student in the clinic spoke primarily on […]