News

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.
15/9/2004
Women's organisations urge progressive, pro-liberation forces.
14/9/2004
The adultery law is part of a package of sweeping changes to the penal code, which include the abolition of torture and the expansion of individual liberties.
14/9/2004
Patriarchal societies most often consider feminism to be a rebellious break away from culture and religious traditions.