News

15/4/2004
Sri Lankans must wonder if their patricians could ever be trusted to deliver on an opportunity to remake the country.
15/4/2004
The bill imposes stiff penalties which include up to 25 years imprisonment for those in gay relationships.
14/4/2004
Currently the ICC is undergoing an enormous recruitment process to staff the Court in preparation for it’s substantive work.
13/4/2004
A strategy for the West to counter Islamic extremism by supporting Islamic moderates has been put forward in a report funded in part by a conservative American foundation.
9/4/2004
On 6th April, Women in Black together with citizens of Serbia, protested under the slogan "Not in our name, not with our money."
8/4/2004
An interview with AWID's Lydia Alpizar about the ways in which religious organisations and women's organisations can work together for women's human rights.
8/4/2004
Information on issues relating to women in Iraq from the website of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.
7/4/2004
A proposal by 13 Muslim scholars that abortion be legalized for pregnancy caused by rape or incest has sparked a variety of reactions among religious leaders.
5/4/2004
A review of "Islamic Family Law in a Changing World: A Global Resource Book," Abdullahi A. An-Na'im, ed. by Cassandra Balchin of the WLUML International Coordination Office.
2/4/2004
The National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW), after reviewing the Qisas and Diyat Ordinance (Act II of 1997) and the concept of justice in Islam, declared that honour killings and all other sorts of victimisation of women have no link with Islam.