News

13/2/2004
Step across the Green Line in Cyprus and you defy the political leaders who seek to control movement.
12/2/2004
Jordan is embarking on a radical reform process aimed at modernising the country's political system.
9/2/2004
These are days of agitation in the desert kingdom, and perhaps no group is more determined to push the boundaries of change than the kingdom's well-educated and articulate women.
7/2/2004
With just half a million Afghans registered since early December 2003, the process has a long way to go to enfranchise the estimated 10.5 million potential voters eligible to participate in elections this summer.
6/2/2004
Why Muslim women and not simply women and sexuality?
6/2/2004
As Iraqis wait for the establishment of a new constitution and judicial framework, so-called "tribal courts" are already administering rough justice in the south.
5/2/2004
Calls for stiffer penalties to be imposed on those who allow and practice female genital mutilation.
4/2/2004
The controversy about banning signs of religious and political affiliation in French schools.
2/2/2004
Under a new family code, or the Mudawana as it is known, husbands will now have to go to court to make their repudiation binding and women will no longer be legally required to be "obedient" to their husbands.