News

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.
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.