The Muslim Canadian Congress has welcomed the legislation presented by Justice Minister Irvin Cotler that re-defines marriage to include same-sex partners, and has urged Muslims and other minority groups to stand in solidarity with gays and lesbians.
Before the World Social Forum 2005, 250 women from feminist groups, networks and movements from different countries and continents gathered in Porto Alegre to take part in the Feminist Dialogues II.
Belgrade -- In February, representatives of the nongovernmental organization Women in Black will continue the action "Extradite Them!" throughout Serbia.
Through contextual Bible studies, the workshop is intended to develop practical and pastoral responses towards safety, justice and healing.
WLUML regional coordination office BAOBAB for Women’s Human Rights, a partner of WLP, will convene the Africa Regional Learning Institute for Women's Leadership and Training of Trainers from February 21-25, 2005 in Calabar, Nigeria.
Although this paper is the record of a panel seminar and discussion held at ISEAS on 15 November 2001, it is interesting to read in light of recent events in the region.
Based on its preliminary analysis, the Canadian Council of Muslim Women is deeply concerned about the recommendations contained in Marion Boyd’s report, Dispute Resolution in Family Law: Protecting Choice, Promoting Inclusion.
UNICEF, the Government of Djibouti and an international non-profit organization 'No Peace without Justice' are organising the meeting under the theme: "Towards a political and religious consensus against Female Genital Mutilation."
After weeks of speculation, the education secretary Ruth Kelly admitted this week that she receives 'spiritual support' from the secretive Catholic sect Opus Dei.
Coverage from Choike, which aims to give visibility to Southern civil society.