News

17/12/2003
Women delegates at Afghanistan's loya jirga, or grand assembly, have accused their male colleagues of trying to leave them out of leadership positions.
15/12/2003
The violence in Gujarat has still not ended. This is one of the conclusions of the report, "Threatened Existence: a feminist analysis of the genocide in Gujarat", by the International Initiative for Justice in Gujarat.
15/12/2003
Judges will give legal sanction to disputes between Muslims.
15/12/2003
A PLAN to set up government shelters to house abused migrant workers could come into effect in the next three months.
15/12/2003
Almost six years after announcing plans to establish a shelter for battered women, Ministry of Social Development officials said on Thursday that the first Family Reconciliation House in Jordan would open in less than a month's time.
11/12/2003
Muslim girls in France could be barred from wearing headscarves in schools after an expert commission recommended a ban on "conspicuous" religious signs.
10/12/2003
The UK launch of a new report by the International Initiative for Justice in Gujarat.
5/12/2003
An update and link to the Pas document on an Islamic state.
4/12/2003
The World Court on War as Crime will listen to women and men mostly from the global south who have been victims of and survived wars and conflict.
1/12/2003
Since September 11 and the focus on Afghanistan symbolized by the Taliban treatment of Afghan women, those working in development and advocacy in Muslim countries and communities have noticed a resurgence of interest in the topic of women and religion.