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KARAMAH Conducts Family Law Training for Imams and Chaplains

On April 22, 2017, KARAMAH joined the Peaceful Families Project for their annual Imam and Chaplain training. The training addressed domestic violence in the Muslim American community. KARAMAH was invited to conduct the legal session, as we have for the past several years. KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights is a research based educational […]

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 […]