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).
Journalists discuss lack of coverage of gender issues.
A tale of abandonment, abduction, sexual assault and violence that reveals the vulnerability of women who leave the traditional Afghan home.
Second Session of the ESCWA Committee on Women.
Information about a victory achieved in December 2003, by the feminist and women's movements of Mozambique - the adoption of a new Family Law that modifies the Civil Code.
In May, several Islamic Sunni groups and parliamentarians threatened to work against a draft bill, approved by the Kuwaiti government, which provides women with the right to vote and nominate in legislative elections.
We would like to call to your attention the need for women's groups and women's rights advocates to continue advocating for the inclusion of independent feminist experts in the CEDAW Committee.