News

7/10/2003
The Afghan Women's Bill of Rights was drafted, signed, and presented to President Hamid Karzai by women leaders from every region of Afghanistan, who participated in the third annual conference of Women for Afghan Women (WAW).
6/10/2003
The international community has failed to fulfil its promises to bring freedom and equality to the women of Afghanistan, Amnesty International said in a report released today.
3/10/2003
After being finalised and presented by the 105 Members of the European Convention on 10 July 2003, the draft EU Constitution is now in the hands of the EU Council of Ministers - including representatives of the future EU Member States.
2/10/2003
An Iranian woman is about to be executed for killing a police chief who allegedly tried to rape her, according to Amnesty International.
2/10/2003
The conference took place in the context of a surge in extremism and the presentation of the reform draft of the Moroccan Family Law “Moudawana” prepared by the consultative commission to the King.
1/10/2003
Ten women from Britain, with another 430 from around the world, descended on a small town on the Northern coast of Italy for 5 days of sun, sea and inspiration, for the 11th Women in Black conference at the end of August 2003.
1/10/2003
Scared in Iraq.
30/9/2003
Heshu, aged 17 years, was found murdered and mutilated on the evening of October 12th 2002 in her flat in West London.
30/9/2003
Proposals for a revamp of the Indonesian civil code could make sex outside marriage a crime.
26/9/2003
The Katsina State Sharia Court of Appeal has vindicated Amina Lawal’s appeal against her conviction for adultery and sentence of stoning to death.