News

5/8/2003
The Civil Status Temporary Law, which raised the age of marriage for both men and women to 18 and allowed women to file for divorce, was hotly contested by many of the 110 deputies.
4/8/2003
The United States Marine colonel supervising the reconstruction of this Shiite holy city's government indefinitely postponed the swearing in of its first-ever female judge after her appointment provoked a wave of resentment.
4/8/2003
The volume is at once a collection of research-based articles and an activist manual, presenting experiences of organizational and educational efforts, and pointing to steps and strategies for change.
1/8/2003
The Malaysian cabinet has promised to change the country's laws to discourage men from divorcing their wives by means of electronic messages.
31/7/2003
In June, the North London Muslim Community Centre (NLMCC) became the first Muslim mainstream organisation in the UK to appoint a female Director.
31/7/2003
A three-day 'South Asia Court of Women on the Violence of Trafficking begins on August 11.
29/7/2003
PPAD is a Peace and Alternative Development group formed in 1998 by academics, peace activists, intellectuals and professionals of Pakistani origin to work for peace, tolerance and alternative development in Pakistan.
29/7/2003
WLUML has received news from allies in Pakistan's North Western Frontier Province that the Maulvis have declared a ban on NGO work in Frontier Regions of Bannu.
29/7/2003
An article by Irene Siegel about her experiences in Palestine between 2001-2002.