News

7/10/2004
Lily Zakiyah Munir is a leading Muslim women’s rights activist in Indonesia and works closely with the ‘ulama and students of Indonesian Islamic boarding schools or pesantrens.
6/10/2004
Rights & Democracy, in collaboration with the Shirkat Gah Women’s Resource Centre and WLUML is holding a training for women’s rights leaders in December 2004 in Pakistan.
5/10/2004
Translated excerpts from an interview with Alireza Alavitabar, published in the Farvardin 1382 (March 2003) issue of Aftab magazine in Iran.
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.