News

23/9/2004
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.
23/9/2004
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.
22/9/2004
Saudi Arabia has published rules for forthcoming municipal elections that observers say hold out the possibility that women may be allowed to vote.
21/9/2004
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.
21/9/2004
Radical Islamists have launched a new magazine publication on the internet especially for women.
20/9/2004
Interview with Salih Booker, the Executive Director of Africa Action.
20/9/2004
An international conference on female genital mutilation has ended in Kenya with a fresh call to ban the practice.
17/9/2004
The Tamil Nadu Muslim Women’s Jamaat has been initiated by the muslim women who are victimized by the male chauvinistic one sided Jamaats.
17/9/2004
As the debate in Canada on whether some of the Sharia provisions may be included in the legal code in the Ontario province, one Muslim community figure has declared that anyone who raises such questions is not a “real Muslim.”
16/9/2004
Iraqi women face tough choices in their country following the US-led invasion and occupation.