Activism Timeline of Contemporary Muslim Women’s Activism
Women for Women’s Human Rights created in Turkey.
Collectif 95 Maghreb-Egalité created by Algerian, Moroccan, and Tunisian women to push for legal equality of women and men in family laws.
Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR), a global network is created spearheaded by Pinar Ilkarracan.
The Civil Code of 1926 in Turkey after years of feminist activism making women and men joint heads of family.
Nigerian NGOs, Baobab for Women’s Human Rights and Women’s Human Rights and Protection Association (WRAPA) support legal teams which gain acquittals of accusations of adultery of Safiyatu Husseini and Amina Lawal in high shar‘iah courts under the recently imposed Hudud Laws.
Shirin Ebadi, Iranian human rights activist awarded the Nobel Peace Prize