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07.06.18

Ongoing Struggles. Anti-Discrimination Work during the Rise of the Far Right.
by Dr. Emilia Roig
The conference Ongoing Struggles: Anti-Discrimination Work during the Rise of the Far Right will examine developments both in Germany and in other countries and discuss possible counterstrategies: What are the most vital measures to counter structural discrimination and inequality today? What are the particular challenges faced by those active in civil society and politics? And what are the parallels between the German context and others, such as that of the Trump presidency in the USA?
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22.05.18

Justitias Dresscode. Judges wearing the Hijab: Neutrality or Intersectionality?
by Dr. Emilia Roig
The state represents itself through its civil servants and the way they dress. However, the state also has an obligation to respect its public officials' civil rights. This also includes the judiciary, which has been faced with a dilemma: can Muslim female judges wear the headscarf while on judicial duty? While opponents argue that the neutrality of the state should be protected, proponents advance the arguments of freedom of religion and equal rights. We ask: what could an intersectional neutrality look like?
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20.04.18

Afro- and Muslim feminist Conference in Brussels
by Dr. Emilia Roig
CIJ is honored to have been invited to participate in the conference “Afro-feminists and Muslim Feminists: Mirroring Struggles?” held in Brussels on 20 - 21 April 2018. This event was organized by the feminist collective Kahina and their partner collective Bamko as well as the Feminist Circle of the Université Libre de Bruxelles.
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16.09.17

Inauguration Conference
by Emilia Roig
The aim of the conference is to celebrate the launch of the Center for Intersectional Justice, recall the story behind this initiative and to provide an opportunity for social justice advocates and activists across Europe to connect.
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05.09.17

Reproductive Justice: How to ensure inclusion for all*?
by Najwa Magot
CIJ's Executive Director Dr. Emilia Roig will be speaking at an event entitled "Decolonising the struggle for reproductive rights".
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CIJ is a newly-founded organisation based in Berlin. Our mission is to make anti-discrimination and equality policy more inclusive and effective in Europe.

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