Bahrain Women Association-for Human Development (BWA) has launched an e-bookletfor its project (Women…a New Paradigm) comprising of the most important outcomes resulted from the discussion series BWA has organized in 2009-2010. The series discussed selected womens controversial issues in Islamic culture.
The e-booklet is a summary of the researches presented in discussion series on topics related to: guardianship, testimony, polygamy, marriages to young, and other controversial issues. It also includes some of the parallel event BWA has organized such as working on a draft initiative for marriage document, press releases, and other activities that enhance the overall objectives of the project (Women.. a New Paradigm).
It is worth mentioning that “Women: A New Paradigm” series seeks to highlight controversial issues that has direct impact on woman status and eligibility to perform her humanitarian role in life. It provides a platform to discuss new perspectives on religious issues related to women, and shed light on real cases that acts as significant barriers to Womens human rights.