News

3/11/2004
Hajara Ibrahim's case was argued on October 27th 2004.
2/11/2004
Among the principles of Security Council Resolution 1325 is that women must have equal participation in the resolution of conflict and in peace processes.
1/11/2004
Helem leads a peaceful struggle for the liberation of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community in Lebanon from all sorts of legal, social and cultural discrimination.
29/10/2004
The Pakistan government bulldozed the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill 2004 against “honour killings” in the National Assembly and adopted it on 26 October 2004 without any debate amidst opposition walkout.
28/10/2004
This publication notes the results of a year long program that aimed to increase awareness of Palestinian women on human rights, violence against women, democracy and the importance of women’s political participation.
27/10/2004
Kidnapping and killing is a daily reality in Iraq, but in the west the atrocities go unrecorded and the dead are unnamed.
26/10/2004
More information about the cases of two women sentenced to death by stoning in Bauchi.
25/10/2004
The shadow report raises critical questions and concerns on the Turkish Government's official report regarding the implementation of CEDAW in Turkey. The report is also endorsed by the Women’s Platform on the Turkish Penal Code.
22/10/2004
Twenty-five NGO representatives and researchers from Muslim societies in South and Southeast Asia met in Jakarta to discuss pivotal human rights issues related to sexual and bodily rights, sexual politics, power and gender in Muslim societies.
22/10/2004
Following reports from the media about the cases of two young women sentenced to death by stoning in Bauchi State under the Sharia legal system, BAOBAB For Women’s Human Rights has conducted a fact-finding mission to the State.