News

16/1/2004
The Baghdad/London daily az-Zaman reports that there were widespread demonstrations on Tuesday by women against the order decreeing abolition of Iraq's uniform civil codes in favor of religious law, which they say "repeals women's rights" in Iraq.
16/1/2004
In 2002, events occurred in Gujarat in western India which led many to wonder whether Hinduism - the religion practised by over 80% of Indians - is developing a new and more militant face.
16/1/2004
Iranian women have won the right to have custody of boys up to the age of seven, giving divorced mothers the same rights over their sons as they do over their daughters.
15/1/2004
The conference will bring together academics, lawyers, judges, activists and researchers to meet, interact with and consider the catastrophic consequences of deadly armed conflict.
15/1/2004
A Muslim cleric who wrote a book that advised men how to beat up their wives without leaving incriminating marks has been sentenced by a Spanish court.
15/1/2004
This new bill replaces the Female Circumcision Act 1985.
14/1/2004
This workshop aims to bring attention to issues of sexuality in interventions related to Muslim Women.
14/1/2004
MLF functions both as an organization and movement, as an association and a network and unites women of all ages in struggles for freedom and human equality.
13/1/2004
Including the struggle of the women of Chagos, an example for the world-wide women’s movement.