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KARAMAH in the Philippines!

Date: 3/16/2018

From March 5 through March 16, 2018, Karamah presented its Law, Leadership and Conflict Resolution Institute at Miriam College in Quezon City, Philippines. We had 37 participants most of whom were from the Philippines. We also had participants from Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Singapore. Dr. al-Hibri, Imam Magid, and Dr. Alwani presented various lectures on […]

Update from KARAMAH’S Research Division | new scholarship on FGM

For the last 24 years, KARAMAH’s mission has been to educate both Muslims and non-Muslims about the just, gender-equitable principles of Islam, and to provide the community with Islamic jurisprudence that emphasizes gender equity and encourages intellectual growth, conflict resolution, and leadership development. To continue this mission, KARAMAH will be giving a presentation at the […]

KARAMAH Files Amicus Curiae in Trump v. Hawaii.

On June 26th of this year, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision in Trump v. Hawaii to uphold the Muslim ban. The Muslim ban discriminates against noncitizens based on nationality and violates the Constitution’s establishment clause which prohibits favoring one religion over another. KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights is a non-profit […]

KARAMAH Inaugurates the Executive Session of LLSP

KARAMAH is pleased to announce that in 2017, we introduced our first ever executive session (“ES”) in honor of our fifteenth Law and Leadership Summer Program. While KARAMAH’s three-week LLSP has been well attended and has graduated over three hundred alumnae, KARAMAH wanted to adapt the program to reach more Muslim women leaders. Because of […]

KARAMAH Participates in the Department of Justice’s Hate Crimes Summit

It is undeniable that anti-Muslim sentiment is on the rise and is resulting in heightened bias related incidents and purported hate crimes. It is also clear that anti-Muslim sentiment is an intersectional issue, disproportionately impacting Muslim women and particularly Muslim women of color. KARAMAH participated in the Department of Justice’s Hate Crimes Summit today calling […]