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Tag Archive: UK

Jan 16 2014

UK’s smacking law like Sharia

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You can smack a child in the UK if it’s for “reasonable chastisement and does not leave a serious mark”. It reminds me of the Sharia law that allows men to beat their disobedient wives as long as they leave no marks (or at least according to the “Islamic feminist” interpretation). The Children’s Commissioner for England, …

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Jan 14 2014

To UN: UK Public institutions continue to fail to uphold an environment free of discrimination

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14 January 2014 Ms. Farida Shaheed Special Rapporteur in the Field of Cultural Rights Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights CH-1211 Geneva 10 Switzerland Dear Ms. Shaheed, We write to draw your attention to the increasing incidence of gender segregation on public university campuses in the United Kingdom, and to seek your intervention …

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Dec 12 2013

We will continue our fight against gender apartheid at universities

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More than a 100 protesters rallied outside the office of Universities UK to condemn their endorsement of segregation of the sexes and demand gender equality on 10 December 2013, International Human Rights Day. Chris Moos, a co-organiser of the rally and Secretary of the London School of Economics Atheist, Secularist and Humanist Society was master …

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Feb 15 2013

Sharia Law: Extremism the Government Ignores

In her latest Huffington Post article, One Law for All Spokesperson Anne Marie Waters concludes: One Law for All has repeatedly asked the government why it allows sharia councils, with their blatant disregard for human rights and democracy, to yield power in such important areas as family and criminal law; the government response? It doesn’t …

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