The restrictions take place as official community councils, or makhallas, take on a growing role in providing religious counseling and education to Uzbek believers.
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.
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.
Police are reinvestigating more than 100 murders in England and Wales they suspect could be so-called honour killings, it has emerged.
2004 campaign theme "For the Health of Women, For the Health of the World: No More Violence."
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.
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.
The Ontario government will review plans to use Islamic law to settle family disputes before the practice is set to begin in the province.
The judiciary is embroiled in a simmering row with Gambia over the best way to protect girls from circumcision.
When Britain's Muslim community requested the right to use Islamic law to settle family disputes, the government's refusal was unequivocal.