News

3/3/2004
 
In January 2004, WLUML urged you to join Iraqi women's efforts and take action to oppose the Iraqi Governing Council's (IGC) 'Resolution 137' dated 29 December 2003 that proposed the introduction of Sharia law in personal status matters and to cancel all laws which are incompatible with this decision. It was reported on 27th February 2004, that the IGC has cancelled resolution 137.
2/3/2004
Anxiety has gripped women in Kenya's port city Mombasa after leaflets hit the streets telling them not to wear mini-skirts or other revealing clothes.
1/3/2004
On the theme of women's equal participation in conflict prevention, management and conflict resolution and in post-conflict peace-building.
1/3/2004
A temporary constitution for Iraq has finally been agreed after days of talks by the country's interim leaders.
26/2/2004
The government of Morocco has adopted a new landmark Family Law supporting women’s equality and granting them new rights in marriage and divorce.
25/2/2004
As France pushed ahead with its planned school headscarf ban, in Turkey the issue has been the subject of impassioned debate for more than 20 years.
24/2/2004
International conference organized by Women in Black, Belgrade and the Women’s Center, Leskovac.
23/2/2004
An information clearinghouse on sexuality and sexual health and rights issues in Africa for researchers, organizations and advocates interested in these issues.
19/2/2004
The report below raises a number of questions about both the circulation of unconfirmed news and the means of ensuring gender justice in the judicial system.
18/2/2004
This digest contains summaries of some of the key cases in which gender and culture have coincided in the British courts, mainly since the 1970s, but including some that date back to the 19th century.