News

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.
26/9/2003
Fearful for their safety and unnerved by last weekend's attack on a high-ranking female official, Iraqi women activists are retreating from the public sphere and choosing to keep their work low-profile.
25/9/2003
Four out of five judges rejected her conviction, saying she was not given "ample opportunity to defend herself".
24/9/2003
More than 250 villages from three rural communities in Senegal have pledged to abandon the practice of female genital mutilation and all other forms of discrimination against women.
24/9/2003
An update from BAOBAB for Women's Human Rights, Lagos, Nigeria regarding the case of Amina Lawal.
24/9/2003
Pakistan and the United Kingdom have agreed to set up a body in each country to assist those seeking legal assistance relating to the wrongful and illegal removal of children.