News

16/2/2004
Legislators won't recognize proposed Shiite-backed family law, seen as setback for women.
13/2/2004
Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice (WIGJ, formerly Women’s Caucus for Gender Justice) has been established in The Hague.
13/2/2004
Step across the Green Line in Cyprus and you defy the political leaders who seek to control movement.
12/2/2004
Jordan is embarking on a radical reform process aimed at modernising the country's political system.
9/2/2004
These are days of agitation in the desert kingdom, and perhaps no group is more determined to push the boundaries of change than the kingdom's well-educated and articulate women.
7/2/2004
With just half a million Afghans registered since early December 2003, the process has a long way to go to enfranchise the estimated 10.5 million potential voters eligible to participate in elections this summer.
6/2/2004
Why Muslim women and not simply women and sexuality?
6/2/2004
As Iraqis wait for the establishment of a new constitution and judicial framework, so-called "tribal courts" are already administering rough justice in the south.
5/2/2004
Calls for stiffer penalties to be imposed on those who allow and practice female genital mutilation.
4/2/2004
The controversy about banning signs of religious and political affiliation in French schools.