News

31/12/2003
It is with the greatest sadness and profound shock that we are informing you that our dear friend Salma Sobhan of Bangladesh has died.
22/12/2003
Human rights organisations had little to celebrate on this year's Human Rights Day, writes Mariz Tadros.
22/12/2003
The Algerian government has set up a commission to revise the north African country's family code to improve women's rights, an official said on Monday.
22/12/2003
Religious fanaticism must be countered effectively.
22/12/2003
Association for Communal Harmony (ACHA), USA, gave Communal Harmony award for 2002-2003 to Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer on 7th December, 2003 in Oregon state. A function to give award was held on 8th December, 2003 and it was broadcast by a Radio channel.
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.