Jordan's women are on the way to have the right to divorce their husbands after the Lower House Legal Committee endorsed the Personal Status Law.
As with all matters relating to rebuilding the legal, social and political environments in Afghanistan, the problem of women and children in prison is very complex and needs attention from many different areas.
The Kurdish Women’s Project and Kurdish Human Rights Project have published the Charter in English, Kurmanji, Sorani and Arabic languages.
The restrictions take place as official community councils, or makhallas, take on a growing role in providing religious counseling and education to Uzbek believers.
The Friends of Darfur, a London (UK) based coalition of Africans and anti-war activists, will hold a protest on Friday, June 25th outside the Sudanese Embassy at 2:00pm.
Attack on Syed, a graduate student in Women’s Studies at the University of British Columbia and a veteran peace and justice, civil rights and anti-violence activist.
Police are reinvestigating more than 100 murders in England and Wales they suspect could be so-called honour killings, it has emerged.
2004 campaign theme "For the Health of Women, For the Health of the World: No More Violence."
The first extensive examination of laws and policies that influence women’s reproductive health in five countries of the region: Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Iran's new parliament, sworn in two weeks ago, has nine female legislators, down from 13 in the previous body. Women throughout the country are watching this mix of mostly conservative legislators' approach to women's rights.