News

25/6/2004
As with all matters relating to rebuilding the legal, social and political environments in Afghanistan, the problem of women and children in prison is very complex and needs attention from many different areas.
25/6/2004
The Kurdish Women’s Project and Kurdish Human Rights Project have published the Charter in English, Kurmanji, Sorani and Arabic languages.
24/6/2004
The restrictions take place as official community councils, or makhallas, take on a growing role in providing religious counseling and education to Uzbek believers.
24/6/2004
The Friends of Darfur, a London (UK) based coalition of Africans and anti-war activists, will hold a protest on Friday, June 25th outside the Sudanese Embassy at 2:00pm.
23/6/2004
Attack on Syed, a graduate student in Women’s Studies at the University of British Columbia and a veteran peace and justice, civil rights and anti-violence activist.
23/6/2004
Police are reinvestigating more than 100 murders in England and Wales they suspect could be so-called honour killings, it has emerged.
22/6/2004
2004 campaign theme "For the Health of Women, For the Health of the World: No More Violence."
21/6/2004
The first extensive examination of laws and policies that influence women’s reproductive health in five countries of the region: Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
18/6/2004
Iran's new parliament, sworn in two weeks ago, has nine female legislators, down from 13 in the previous body. Women throughout the country are watching this mix of mostly conservative legislators' approach to women's rights.
18/6/2004
The Ontario government will review plans to use Islamic law to settle family disputes before the practice is set to begin in the province.