Miscellaneous

Police in Belgium and France launched a series of raids yesterday against a suspected terrorist network after a Belgian-born convert to Islam blew herself up in Baghdad, becoming Europe's first woman suicide bomber.
Veuillez signer la lettre au Président du Parlement européen pour protester contre une exposition contre l’avortement qui a été déployée avec l’autorisation des autorités concernées du Parlement européen, et qui comparait l’avortement à la Shoa.
The Egyptian Center for Women's Rights has summarised the Freedom House survey on women’s rights in Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates & Yemen.
Le président sénégalais Abdoulaye Wade a souligné vendredi à Dakar l'existence irréfutable "d'un lien entre développement et égalité des genres" à l'ouverture de la première Conférence de l'Union africaine des ministres chargés de la Femme et du genre.
Council of Europe address by Ms Jahangir, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief.
Les femmes, ces artisans de la gestion des conflits.
The 10th International Women and Health Meeting (IWHM) seeks to highlight politics, policies and issues that adversely affect women's health and simultaneously bring out the linkages and interconnections of these seemingly disparate phenomena.
The first part of the strange title of this article originates in a personal experience. In 1962, after a seven-year bloody war, which made two million victims, Algeria became independent from French colonisation. Shortly after independence, some of us were being introduced, as ‘Algerians’, to some left intellectuals in Paris who had been in favour of our liberation movement.
Despite the extensive literature on nationalism, there are relatively few systematic attempts to analyse women’s integration into nationalist projects. The few there are convey seemingly contradictory messages. Like Jayawardena, those who link the rise of feminist movements to anti-colonial and nationalist struggles note its coincidence with a move towards secularism and a broader concern with social reform.1 Nationalist aspirations for popular sovereignty stimulate an extension of citizenship rights, clearly benefiting women.
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