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.
The workshop was designed to exchange information, knowledge and experience in the area of sexual and bodily rights and thus provide a broader regional framework for the ongoing efforts.
Turkish legislators are moving to ban virginity tests for women and introducing jail term for those who carry out such examinations without legal permission.
An International Leadership Conference to promote women and girls' inclusion and active participation in leadership in Africa and the African Diaspora.
Sometimes, besides the withdrawal to the culture of origin and the rejection of Western values, a kind of negative identity is built which mixes the cultures of origin, the values of the public housing projects and rudimentary references to Islam.
To catch a glimpse of the future of this country, look for a moment through the eyes of teenage girls who are coming of age here in the capital.
The Muslim Personal Law Board (MPLB) has taken the bold decision to review practice of triple talaq in its next meeting in July, in Kanpur.
Change is in the air for a new generation of Saudi Arabian women. Karim El-Gawhary speaks to some of the women at the forefront of change in the kingdom.