Empowerment

The National Forum of Women’s Movement Delegates of Kyrgyzstan gathered to discuss the new challenges arising before the women’s movement due to political unrest preceding and following the events of March 24, 2005.
BRAC and the Pratichi Trust-Bangladesh founded by Nobel Laureate Professor Amartya Sen, took an initiative to train women from the remote corners of Bangladesh in journalism.
The Women's National Commission (WNC) was awarded funding from the British Council to run an internship programme for women from Iraq representing the diversity of Iraqi regions, faiths, ethnicities, political and social affiliations.
The recent controversy over the leading of Friday prayers by an African-American woman has brought the gender issue to the forefront of the Muslim world, writes Imtiyaz Yusef.
For the first time in recorded history, a mosque has invited a woman to lead a mixed-gender prayer at its Friday congregation.
A radio station focusing on women's issues has hit the airwaves in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.
J'ai une formation de juriste, et c'est avant tout pour cette compétence-là que j'ai été choisie."
Le tissu associatif national du Maroc s'est renforcé par la création de l'association "Forum des filles du Maroc", qui a pour objectif de promouvoir l'intégration de la fille dans l'environnement socio-économique, culturel et politique.
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