News

18/2/2004
This digest contains summaries of some of the key cases in which gender and culture have coincided in the British courts, mainly since the 1970s, but including some that date back to the 19th century.
17/2/2004
This paper contends that the White House will be gravely disappointed with the result of its effort to establish a stable liberal democracy in Iraq.
16/2/2004
Legislators won't recognize proposed Shiite-backed family law, seen as setback for women.
13/2/2004
Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice (WIGJ, formerly Women’s Caucus for Gender Justice) has been established in The Hague.
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.