8th of March marks International Women’s Day. At BMSDemocracy we are proud of the strong female leadership that founded the organisation and continues to lead it. Here is a Women’s Day message from our chair, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown: Being a Muslim woman is both exciting and challenging as the Muslim world is still pulled towards modernity…
Yasmin Alibhai-Brown explores the increasingly austere nature of Muslim culture and art on Radio 4. This programme has been selected as Pick of the Day by the Guardian and the Sunday Times this Wednesday. Listen to it from Wednesday 27th February 2019.
According to news reports, Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi asylum, recently freed after having been on death row for 8 years for blasphemy, has been denied asylum in the UK.
On the 5th of November British Muslims for Secular Democracy launched our Advice for Schools booklet in the House of Commons.
British Muslims for Secular Democracy (BMSD) is deeply concerned by the emerging news reports about the presence of misogynistic books in British Islamic schools.