News

2/4/2004
The National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW), after reviewing the Qisas and Diyat Ordinance (Act II of 1997) and the concept of justice in Islam, declared that honour killings and all other sorts of victimisation of women have no link with Islam.
2/4/2004
A long-awaited bill on women's rights has been presented before Pakistan's National Assembly.
1/4/2004
The Experience of Palestinian Women in Israel and Muslim Women in India by Hoda Rouhana.
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.