News

25/3/2004
Afghan journalist Shukria Dawi Barekzai is optimistic that 2004 will prove to be a turning point for women in her country.
25/3/2004
As world leaders meet to discuss population and development, new report reveals global Catholic public opinion diverges on abortion, contraception, and condoms from Vatican and US.
24/3/2004
A meeting of church leaders in Kenya has been called to discuss how they can remove a clause in the draft constitution that recognises Muslim courts - also referred to as Kadhi's courts.
24/3/2004
A report on the major defeat of the Islamist party PAS in Malaysia's recent elections.
24/3/2004
Amnesty International called on people in the Middle East and North Africa to support its worldwide campaign to Stop Violence Against Women.
23/3/2004
A summary of the presentation by Marieme Helie-Lucas at the workshop on Muslim women and sexuality at the 2004 World Social Forum.
23/3/2004
Government-backed Arab militias are systematically raping and killing in Darfur region, says the UN.
22/3/2004
What are we to make of the President's stated commitment to women's rights, as articulated on several occasions ...
18/3/2004
Taherunnessa Begum was only sixteen when she was married off to small time trader Sattar Mia twice her age.