News

5/10/2004
The government of Sierra Leone should bring to justice those responsible for the brutal murder of FannyAnn Eddy, founder of the Sierra Leone Lesbian and Gay Association and a lesbian rights activist known across Africa, Human Rights Watch said today.
4/10/2004
War trauma is by far the biggest factor among those using opiates.
1/10/2004
There are growing fears the hostage situation in Iraq has taken its toll on Italy's relations with its large Muslim community.
30/9/2004
Religious bigotry, intolerance and the discourse of exclusivity are affecting the entire subcontinent, and not merely Bangladesh, argues Mollica Dastider.
29/9/2004
The hard-liners who won Iran's parliamentary elections last February have focused on women's rights in their efforts to reverse some of the reforms carried out under the moderate president, Mohammad Khatami.
28/9/2004
Be it birth control or the Shah Bano case, the AIMPLB is leading Muslims up the garden path of obscurantism.
27/9/2004
In August, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services had a gift for the women of Afghanistan.
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.