News

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.
28/11/2003
An interview with Hanadi Loubani, founding member of Women for Palestine, a feminist, anti-racist Palestinian solidarity group.
27/11/2003
A joint initiative of WLUML, the Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) and Rights and Democracy.
26/11/2003
The new webpages provide information on studies undertaken by reformist and feminist Muslim scholars.
25/11/2003
This portal provides background information and timely updates on the impact of armed conflict on women and women’s role in peace-building.
25/11/2003
The 2003 campaign theme is "Violence Against Women Violates Human Rights: Maintaining the Momentum Ten Years After Vienna (1993-2003)."
24/11/2003
Initial review of Afghanistan's Constitution.
20/11/2003
Human Rights Watch honours outspoken rights activist Aida Seif El-Dawla for her work. She spoke with Amira Howeidy before the ceremony in New York.
14/11/2003
PAS' “blueprint” of an Islamic state aims to amend the Federal Constitution to make Syariah (Islamic law) the supreme law of the land.