News

9/7/2004
The adoption of the Protocol in July 2003 was undeniably an important event in the history of African women's struggle for the recognition of their rights.
9/7/2004
The workshop was designed to exchange information, knowledge and experience in the area of sexual and bodily rights and thus provide a broader regional framework for the ongoing efforts.
9/7/2004
Turkish legislators are moving to ban virginity tests for women and introducing jail term for those who carry out such examinations without legal permission.
8/7/2004
An International Leadership Conference to promote women and girls' inclusion and active participation in leadership in Africa and the African Diaspora.
8/7/2004
Sometimes, besides the withdrawal to the culture of origin and the rejection of Western values, a kind of negative identity is built which mixes the cultures of origin, the values of the public housing projects and rudimentary references to Islam.
7/7/2004
To catch a glimpse of the future of this country, look for a moment through the eyes of teenage girls who are coming of age here in the capital.
6/7/2004
The Muslim Personal Law Board (MPLB) has taken the bold decision to review practice of triple talaq in its next meeting in July, in Kanpur.
5/7/2004
Change is in the air for a new generation of Saudi Arabian women. Karim El-Gawhary speaks to some of the women at the forefront of change in the kingdom.
2/7/2004
Former NDP attorney-general Marion Boyd has been appointed to review procedures that would include the use of Islamic law to settle family disputes, the Ontario government has announced.
2/7/2004
In June, a historic meeting took place in Morgantown, USA in which women marched on the mosque and created a national organization dedicated to reclaiming Muslim women's rights.