A tale of abandonment, abduction, sexual assault and violence that reveals the vulnerability of women who leave the traditional Afghan home.
Second Session of the ESCWA Committee on Women.
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.
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.
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.
Iran's morality police have made several raids in Tehran, in an apparent crackdown on women who flout the strict Islamic dress code.
Spiritual airwaves flood the Indian sky.
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.
Key note address at the Asia-Pacific NGO Forum on Beijing+10 by Farida Shaheed of WLUML.
The adoption of the Protocol in July 2003 was undeniably an important event in the history of African women's struggle for the recognition of their rights.