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United Nations Human Rights Council

RECONFIRMING THE MESSAGE OF HONOR DIARIES – FINALLY FGM UP FRONT AND CENTER AT THE UNHRC

DATE : July 4, 2014 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Reported by Raheel Raza at the UN in Geneva – June 2014 I have been coming to the United Nations Human Rights Council for five years and lamented at the lack of women’ s issues being in the forefront. The documentary “Honor Diaries” which was released in March 2014 highlighted some of the atrocities committed […]

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CFI Statement at UNHRC 26

DATE : June 19, 2014 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

P.O. Box 741 • Amherst, New York 14226-0741 • (716) 636-4869 • Fax (716) 636-1733 www.centerforinquiry.net United Nations Human Rights Council: 26th Session (10th – 27th June 2014) Interactive Dialogue with WG on Discrimination against Women, Tuesday 17th June 2014 Speaker: CfI Representative, Raheel Raza Freedom of Religion and Discrimination against Women Mr President, We […]

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CANADA EMBRACES HONOR DIARIES

DATE : April 2, 2014 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : 2 Comments

Honor Diaries is a brilliant award-winning documentary which deals with the plight of women in Muslim Majority societies who face honor based violence in the form of honor killings, Female Genital Mutilation and forced marriages. The documentary features nine women who speak from the heart and address the problems head-on focusing on the rise of […]

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