Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice highlight the appointment of women to key positions within the International Criminal Court.
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.
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.”
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."
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.
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.
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.
Every year since 1995, we have been standing on the Republic Square on the occasion of marking the massacre in Srebrenica.
Message from Jasmina Tesanovic, of Women in Black Belgrade, on 10th July 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).