News

15/9/2004
Women's organisations urge progressive, pro-liberation forces.
14/9/2004
The adultery law is part of a package of sweeping changes to the penal code, which include the abolition of torture and the expansion of individual liberties.
14/9/2004
Patriarchal societies most often consider feminism to be a rebellious break away from culture and religious traditions.
13/9/2004
Samira Bellil, whose book recounting gang rape she suffered as a teenager in a tough Paris suburb put her in the avant-garde of a small movement fighting for French Muslim women's rights, has died of stomach cancer. She was 31.
1/9/2004
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31/8/2004
DAWN is a network of women scholars and activists from the economic South who engage in feminist research and analysis of the global environment and are committed to working for economic justice, gender justice and democracy.
27/8/2004
This project aims to help to end violence against women by making different groups of society aware of the danger of this phenomenon and its impact, not only on women but on the family and society.
25/8/2004
For women who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer, and who are identified ethnically or culturally with the Arab world, regardless of where they live.
23/8/2004
Religious bigots encouraged apparently by the ban on Ahmadiyya publications intensified aggression to the religious minority sect in a desperate bid to force the government to declare the Ahmadiyyas non-Muslim.
20/8/2004
Police in the west African state of Burkina Faso have arrested 14 people for carrying out female genital mutilation (FGM) on young girls.