News

17/7/2004
The Serbian Orthodox Church, as the religious community that constitutes the majority in Serbia and Montenegro insists on the need for increasing the birth rate and diminishing reproductive rights (particularly abortion).
16/7/2004
Journalists discuss lack of coverage of gender issues.
15/7/2004
A tale of abandonment, abduction, sexual assault and violence that reveals the vulnerability of women who leave the traditional Afghan home.
15/7/2004
Second Session of the ESCWA Committee on Women.
14/7/2004
Information about a victory achieved in December 2003, by the feminist and women's movements of Mozambique - the adoption of a new Family Law that modifies the Civil Code.
14/7/2004
In May, several Islamic Sunni groups and parliamentarians threatened to work against a draft bill, approved by the Kuwaiti government, which provides women with the right to vote and nominate in legislative elections.
13/7/2004
We would like to call to your attention the need for women's groups and women's rights advocates to continue advocating for the inclusion of independent feminist experts in the CEDAW Committee.
13/7/2004
Iran's morality police have made several raids in Tehran, in an apparent crackdown on women who flout the strict Islamic dress code.
12/7/2004
Spiritual airwaves flood the Indian sky.
11/7/2004
Amidst growing turmoil, insecurities, and crises caused by neo-liberal globalization, war, militarisms and extremisms, as these interplay with persistent patriarchy, several hundred women from the Asia Pacific region gathered Thailand.