News

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.
17/7/2004
The Serbian Orthodox Church, as the religious community that constitutes the majority in Serbia and Montenegro insists on the need for increasing the birth rate and diminishing reproductive rights (particularly abortion).
16/7/2004
Journalists discuss lack of coverage of gender issues.
15/7/2004
A tale of abandonment, abduction, sexual assault and violence that reveals the vulnerability of women who leave the traditional Afghan home.
15/7/2004
Second Session of the ESCWA Committee on Women.