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Dec 22 2013

Gender apartheid is an Islamist demand

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This is the editorial of the January 2014 issue of Unveiled, Fitnah’s Monthly Publication. By Maryam Namazie Segregation of the sexes is an Islamist demand though it is often couched as a right and demand of ‘Muslims’. When Islamists have state power like in Iran or Saudi Arabia, it’s the law. Transgressing it can mean …

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Dec 22 2013

Against gender apartheid: Mixing is the future of humanity

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The below Interview with Marieme Helie Lucas has been published in the January 2014 issue of Unveiled, Fitnah’s Monthly Publication. Maryam Namazie: What is the nature of the recent sex segregation scandal at Universities UK where the representative body issued guidance saying side by side sex segregation was permissible? Why does it occur and by whom …

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Dec 09 2013

December 10: Protest Universities UK’s endorsement of Gender Apartheid at British Universities

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DATE: Tuesday 10 December 2013 TIME: 5:00-6:30pm AT: Universities UK, Woburn House, 20 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9HQ (Closest Underground Stations: Euston or Russell Square) Universities UK (UUK) guidance to universities on external speakers endorses gender apartheid by saying that segregation of the sexes at universities is not discriminatory as long as “both men and …

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Nov 23 2013

Rescind endorsement of sex segregation at UK universities

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UPDATE: * There will be a protest at Universities UK offices in London on 10 December 2013, International Human Rights Day, to oppose sex segregation. You can join Facebook Events Page here. * Teams of Sex Apartheid Busters are being organised to break segregation wherever it is instituted. To join, email [email protected]  Universities UK (UUK) has …

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Nov 23 2013

Sex apartheid not discriminatory?

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Universities UK, a “representative” body of UK Universities, has issued guidelines on external speakers saying that the segregation of the sexes at universities is not discriminatory as long as both men and women are segregated side by side rather than women being made to sit in the back! The guidance states: Assuming the side-by-side segregated seating …

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