News

23/7/2004
Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice highlight the appointment of women to key positions within the International Criminal Court.
22/7/2004
Girls as young as eight are being raped in Darfur and used as sex slaves. The mass rapes ongoing in Darfur are war crimes and crimes against humanity but the international community is doing very little to stop it, Amnesty International said.
22/7/2004
Acts of police harassment are taking place following several events, including the publication of a book entitled “Torture Days: Experiences of Women at Police Stations.”
21/7/2004
Twenty-five years back, in the process of Islamization of the society, Hudood Laws were promulgated in Pakistan by the military ruler Gen. Zia ul Haq and Islamic Shariah was imposed by enforcing Islamic punishments in the form of "Hadd."
20/7/2004
Events in Iraq have shown that a war cannot be prosecuted against terrorists without giving some thought to what motivates new recruits to the terror cause.
20/7/2004
Sudan needs to deal with its dual Arab and sub-Saharan African legacy as race politics affects all citizens, from the clients of Khartoum's beauty parlours to the rape victims in Darfur.
19/7/2004
The contentious issue of talaq dominated the meeting of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on July 4 as demand for equal rights for Muslim women to divorce their husbands gathers momentum.
18/7/2004
Every year since 1995, we have been standing on the Republic Square on the occasion of marking the massacre in Srebrenica.
18/7/2004
Message from Jasmina Tesanovic, of Women in Black Belgrade, on 10th July 2004.