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FoRB Resources

BYU Law, International Center for Law and Religion Studies: Security Measures and the Gender Dimension of Freedom of Religion or Belief

BRILL: Introduction:  Women’s Religious Freedom and Freedom of Religion or Belief

Danish Institute for Human Rights: Promoting Freedom of Religion or Belief and Gender Equality in the Context of the Sustainable Development Goals:  A Focus on Access to Justice, Education and Health

Danish Institute for Human Rights & FORB Leadership Network: Freedom of Religion or Belief and Women’s Rights

HRWF/EU: World: Analysis of feminists’ prejudice against religious minority women 

The Guardian: Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez – a world designed for men

NPR: ‘No Escape’ details the history of Uyghurs in China up to their modern-day oppression

Maryam Rostampour: Captive in Iran:  A Remarkable True Story of Hope and Triumph amid the Horror of Tehran’s Brutal Evin Prison

Stefanus Alliance:Freedom of Religion or Belief for Everyone:  Women In Focus

Stefanus Alliance: Freedom of Religion or Belief – an enemy or an ally in our struggle for gender equality?

Universal Rights Group, Geneva: Women’s Rights and Freedom of Religion or Belief

The Hill: The imminent danger for Afghanistan’s women and minorities

APPG: Abductions, Forced Conversions, and Forced Marriages of Religious Minority Women and Girls in Pakistan

Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security: Women, Peace, and Security Index 2021/22

Widows for Peace Through Democracy: Widows Speak out—Abuse and Discrimination, Resilience and Agency

Religious Freedom Institute: The Power of Religious Freedom, The Power of Women

Religious Freedom Institute: Forced Conversions Continue to Plague Girls in Pakistan’s Minority Communities

The Review of Faith and International Affairs: Piecing the Puzzle—Women and Freedom of Religion or Belief

21Wilberforce IRF Advocacy Hub:

Catholic Relief Services: Women Leadership Curriculum

Christian Solidarity Worldwide: Let her be heard, The untold stories of indigenous religious minority women in Mexico

Empower Women Media: Live What You Believe series

FORB Learning Platform: FoRB and Gender Equality – Enemies or Allies?

FoRB Women’s Alliance: Women at The Table: Accelerating FoRB Capacity

Gender and Religious Freedom Network: International, Asia, Europe and North America

Human Rights Without Frontiers: Women’s Rights and Religion

Open Doors:  Invisible, The 2022 Gender Report

Open Doors: A Web of Forces, The 2023 Gender Report

Open Doors: Insecurity, The 2024 Gender Report


Yezidi Art: Life After Genocide

Bellwether International 2022 Art Contest Winners: Honoring Yezidi People and Culture

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