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Published Aug. 14, 2019 1:08 PM

The NCHR has supported the publication of three Chinese books about how to counter domestic violence against children, against women and against the elderly. The books were launched on July 13 with a seminar about the implementation of the Chinese anti-domestic violence law.

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Published June 20, 2019 11:10 AM

The NCHR hosted a panel on Legal Education for Equality in China during the International Conference of the Nordic Association for China Studies (NACS) in Bergen last week.

Participants at the workshop in Kathmandu
Published Apr. 12, 2019 2:12 PM

25 Asian academics and NGO representatives working on disability, gender and SOGI issues met in Kathmandu, Nepal 20-22 March to discuss a book project on disability, sexuality and gender in Asia.

Published Mar. 6, 2017 10:24 AM

On December 27, 2015, the 18th meeting of the 12th session of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress examined and approved the Anti-Domestic Violence Law of the People's Republic of China. The law came into effect on March 1, 2016. For more than a decade, the NCHR had supported the Domestic Violence Network that worked to pass the law and to fight against domestic violence in China.

Published Dec. 9, 2014 11:03 AM

Justice Through Equality: Building Religious Knowledge for Legal Reform in Muslim Family Laws is now available in Arabic and in French.

This report sums up lessons learned from the expert discussions and written contributions in the nine years the Oslo Coalition project has run, and places some of the key arguments into an editorial synthesis. It is intended for policy-makers, stakeholders and advocates of reform who are developing knowledge-based arguments for legal reform.

Published Dec. 5, 2013 4:10 PM

Justice Through Equality: Building Religious Knowledge for Legal Reform in Muslim Family Laws is now available in farsi

This report sums up lessons we have learned from the expert discussions and written contributions in the nine years the Oslo Coalition project has run, and places some of the key arguments into an editorial synthesis. It is intended for policy-makers, stakeholders and advocates of reform who are developing knowledge-based arguments for legal reform.

Published Nov. 30, 2013 7:15 AM

Justice Through Equality: Building Religious Knowledge for Legal Reform in Muslim Family Laws is now available.

Muslim family law is a sensitive and contested subject. In recent decades, even as most Muslim countries have taken on international legal obligations to promote women’s equality, a political push for ‘Islamisation’ of the state and its laws has resulted in new discriminatory rules. At the same time, developments such as the reformed Moroccan family code of 2004, based both on Islamic sources and international human rights, show that legal reform towards gender equality is possible.

This report sums up lessons we have learned from the expert discussions and written contributions in the nine years the Oslo Coalition project has run, and places some of the key arguments into an editorial synthesis. It is intended for policy-makers, stakeholders and advocates of reform who are developing knowledge-based arguments for legal reform.