News

20/5/2004
Kuwait's Cabinet approved a draft law allowing women to vote and run in parliamentary polls, moving them a step closer to full political rights they have sought for decades in the conservative Gulf Arab state.
20/5/2004
News of the recent completion of a successful Institute for Women’s Leadership and Training of Trainers in Kabul and the launch of an online Directory of Women Leaders from the Global South.
19/5/2004
There is a long-held and deeply cherished conviction among Bangladeshi Muslims that we are a tolerant and moderate people - an editorial by Zafar Sobhan.
19/5/2004
”We are of Muslim culture, we oppose misogyny, homophobia, anti-Semitism and the political use of Islam. We reassert a living secularism.”
19/5/2004
Crushing defeat of NDA led by the BJP in the recent general elections is certainly victory of secular forces.
18/5/2004
Critics have said the decision suggests the Church values the life of an unborn child above the well-being and safety of a woman.
18/5/2004
The Bangladeshi parliament has amended its constitution to reserve 45 seats for women.
18/5/2004
An update from Zimbabwe Women's Resource Centre Network on the Draft Domestic Violence Bill 2003.
17/5/2004
Foreign ministers have endorsed the concepts of democracy and human rights in a document prepared for approval at a two-day Arab summit in Tunis starting on 22 May.
17/5/2004
Reforms preached in 70,000 mosques.