One woman told her attorney she was forced to disrobe in front of male prison guards.
US soldiers are alleged to have abused, intimidated or sexually humiliated Iraqi women.
Prosecutors at the Special Court for Sierra Leone have asked the tribunal's trial chamber to amend all previously issued indictments to include a new crime against humanity - forced marriage.
The Women's Cultural Center (WCC) along with several other women organizations and groups helped arrange a gathering for those who wished to express their disgust or dismay towards policies for the projection of women’s role on Iran’s National TV.
Canada is embarking on an unusual judicial experiment that will allow members of its Muslim community to submit to the teachings of the Koran to resolve a variety of civil legal disputes, ranging from divorces to business conflicts.
Rania al-Baz's bruised and swollen face shocked the global community - and ignited an unprecedented public debate within Saudi Arabia itself over the normally taboo issue of domestic violence.
The northern state of Zamfara has introduced new Sharia laws.
A review of the study of Islam and Muslims in China by Maria Jaschok and Shui Jingjun.
WLUML networker Homa Hoodfar contributes to this book which contains research and commentary on the conditions, issues, debates, and discourse on the hijab in North America and specifically in Canada.
"Inertia and sexism has plagued the response to HIV/AIDS and we will continue to lose vast numbers of women as a result."