In October 12, 2010, Dr. Azizah al-Hibri addressed the Muslim European community of Belgium at the Promotiezaal at Grauwzeusters (University of Antwerp, Antwerpen), speaking on her article, “An Introduction to Muslim Women’s Rights.” Dr. al-Hibri re-examined traditional Islamic jurisprudence from a Muslim woman’s perspective, and provided commentary on how to overcome the challenges that European […]
In October 2010, presented a briefing on the new CEDAW Concept Paper at the United Nations. The briefing addressed issues related to the rights of Muslim women and Islamic law currently under debate within the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) at the United Nations, and initiatives that KARAMAH has taken to […]
On Tuesday, April 20, 2010, KARAMAH hosted a visit with nine religious leaders, educators, and government officials from Pakistan. The group was visiting the United States on a trip sponsored by the State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program for a special educational project, “Religion in America: Religious Pluralism and Tolerance.” Participants included: – Ms. Mais […]
On Saturday, April 17, 2010, KARAMAH was honored at a fundraising tea event held by Sisters in Solidarity to Educate, Respond & Serve (S.I.S.T.E.R.S) at Dar Al-Noor mosque in Manassas, Virginia. During the event, the women of SISTERS raised funds to help sponsor a student to attend KARAMAH’S 2010 Law & Leadership Summer Program.
March 1, 1997 PRESS RELEASE KARAMAH was contacted by a number of Muslim Organizations which were concerned about reports of a sculpted representation of the Prophet Muhammad in the historical frieze on the north wall of the Supreme Courtroom. KARAMAH was also asked by these organizations to contact the Supreme Court administration and discuss the […]