News

7/11/2003
Nearly 700 people with Egyptian mothers and foreign fathers have recently become Egyptian citizens.
5/11/2003
This booklet offers a comprehensive yet concise overview of the new legal status of women in Turkey.
4/11/2003
The Hudood Ordinances were promulgated in 1979 by Zia-ul-Haq in his drive towards Islamisation.
4/11/2003
Justice (retd.) Rizvi is Chairperson of the National Commission on the Status of Women.
3/11/2003
A draft Afghan constitution has been unveiled, setting out a new political system and defining Islam's role in the country.
31/10/2003
As feminists and NGO advocates celebrated the legal recognition of the New Woman Research Centre, Mariz Tadros discovers the battle is far from over.
31/10/2003
In Soviet times, polygamy was prohibited by law. What has happened in the years of independence in the former Central Asian republics of the USSR?
28/10/2003
It may not look much - a motley collection of bits and pieces, the bric-a-brac of daily life. But for a group of Iraqi exiles, they are their most prized possessions, each carrying a story of personal struggle, hardship and courage.
28/10/2003
Bangladeshi activists have been campaigning to stop the nomination of Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury, Special Adviser to the PM.