The hard-liners who won Iran's parliamentary elections last February have focused on women's rights in their efforts to reverse some of the reforms carried out under the moderate president, Mohammad Khatami.
Be it birth control or the Shah Bano case, the AIMPLB is leading Muslims up the garden path of obscurantism.
In August, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services had a gift for the women of Afghanistan.
This article addresses key aspects of the ICC, such as gender crimes and related case law, gender-sensitive proceedings and the possible implications of implementing international standards nationally to advance women's human rights.
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan condemned the kidnapping of two French journalists by terrorists in Iraq and urged Muslim women to raise their voice against such attacks.
Saudi Arabia has published rules for forthcoming municipal elections that observers say hold out the possibility that women may be allowed to vote.
Nearly three years after the fall of the hard-line Islamic Taleban regime in Afghanistan, as millions of women prepare to vote in upcoming elections, even debating women’s rights remains an issue fraught with difficulty.
Radical Islamists have launched a new magazine publication on the internet especially for women.
Interview with Salih Booker, the Executive Director of Africa Action.
An international conference on female genital mutilation has ended in Kenya with a fresh call to ban the practice.