News

31/3/2004
If the President really wants to help women in prison, he would do well to repeal the Hudood Ordinances.
30/3/2004
Solicitors are afraid of being branded racist if they intervene to stop forced marriages, the Law Society has said.
29/3/2004
Founded in 1984 as a modest resource and documentation centre, Jagori, a Delhi-based women's group, has grown from strength to strength in the last two decades.
29/3/2004
The Ugandan practice of wedding dowries - known as the bride price - is to blame for much of the country's domestic violence, experts say.
29/3/2004
The Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq is treating the fate of kidnapped women as an isolated phenomenon.
27/3/2004
The nineteenth in the series of Courts of Women held since 1993 in different regions - Asia, Africa, the Arab world, Pacific, Central America and the Mediterranean.
26/3/2004
A meeting of African lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender organizations, with fifty-five participants from twenty-two groups representing sixteen countries across the continent, adopted the following statement in South Africa, in February 2004.
26/3/2004
The biggest challenge facing women is how to make their opinions count in the new government.
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.