It is very likely that governments will adopt a political declaration at the close of the BPfA review (Feb 28-Mar 11). The sign-on letter below calls for governments to support full reaffirmation and implementation of the BPfA.
Saudi Arabia has held its first elections of any kind for 40 years. Women had expected to have the vote: six even put their names forward as candidates. But, in one of the world's most repressive societies, they were banned from the poll.
BAOBAB for Women’s Human Rights is lending its voice to the call for the full participation of women in the forthcoming National Political Conference.
WLUML networker Zainah Anwar says, "Umno and Pas are engaged in a holier-than-thou battle."
Iran's hard-line judiciary has made a rare admission of error over a case involving Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi.
Iranian Nobel Peace prize laureate Shirin Ebadi has been summoned before a Revolutionary Court in Tehran.
Due to mounting international pressure on the Iranian government, Fereshteh Ghazi, the Iranian journalist arrested in November, was released from prison on December 7th.
Le Réseau Femmes Sous Lois Musulmanes est extrêmement soulagé d’apprendre que le dr. Mahboobeh Abbasgholizadeh a été libérée sous caution depuis le 1er décembre 2004.
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