News

11/12/2003
Muslim girls in France could be barred from wearing headscarves in schools after an expert commission recommended a ban on "conspicuous" religious signs.
10/12/2003
The UK launch of a new report by the International Initiative for Justice in Gujarat.
5/12/2003
An update and link to the Pas document on an Islamic state.
4/12/2003
The World Court on War as Crime will listen to women and men mostly from the global south who have been victims of and survived wars and conflict.
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)."