News

21/5/2004
Women Living Under Muslim Laws are deeply concerned about the escalation of violence and the repeated violations by the Israeli state of the human rights of Palestinians living in Rafah town and refugee camp in the southern Gaza Strip.
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.