Gulzabira Toreshova doesn't believe in happy marriages. She saw her husband for the first time at a friend's birthday party — by the end of the evening she had been abducted and forced to become his wife.
Sisters in Islam (SIS) began in a living room with a group of women who got together to study the Quran because they were concerned about the oppression women faced in the name of Islam.
The Vatican has denounced feminism for trying to blur differences between men and women and threatening the institution of families based on a mother and a father.
A new family code in Morocco, known as the Mudawana, is having differing effects on women's rights in the Islamic kingdom and the disputed territory of Western Sahara, which falls under Moroccan rule.
Recent workshops conducted by WLP’s partners in Morocco and Nigeria have led to a number of new initiatives for women’s rights advocacy and conflict resolution.
A group of Muslims in Tamil Nadu is set to build the world's first women's-only mosque.
The Commission on the Status of Women had reviewed the Citizenship Act, and recommended that the language should be changed from being exclusively male.
Antichoice group violates election law with ad in conservative weekly.
The Women's Learning Partnership (WLP) announce a Hausa Edition of their leadership handbook.
On June 30 this year, the Strasbourg-based European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Leyla Sahin v. Turkey unanimously ruled that the university’s headscarf ban did not infringe the European Convention on Human Rights.