News

1/7/2003
A religious alliance in Pakistan's Northwest provinces is ushering in strict new laws that threaten the rights of women and remind many of the Taliban.
1/7/2003
The case of young women from Bangladeshi and Pakistani origins.
1/7/2003
Dr Sima Samar, the chair of the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (IHRC), will be presented with the Perdita Huston Human Rights Award on June 11 in Washington, DC.
1/7/2003
WLUML networker wins 'Best Feature Article' award.
25/6/2003
IWPS Palestine is an international team of 16 women based in Hares, a village in the Salfit Governorate of Palestine's West Bank, which began for three continuous years from August 2002.
25/6/2003
In an article in The Toronto Star, Raheel Raza, a Pakistani-Canadian, urges fellow Muslims not to reduce God to the role of a mere policeman.
24/6/2003
Each year some 50,000-100,000 women sustain an obstetric fistula which is a preventable and treatable condition.
20/6/2003
Since 1952, when it was founded, the Iraqi Women's League (IWL) has played a significant role in the struggle against tyranny and oppression in Iraq.
16/6/2003
Egyptian Human Rights and Civil Society Organizations express their protest regarding the Ministry of Social Affairs' rejection of the registration of two Egyptian human rights organizations: the Land Center for Human rights and New Woman Research Center.
13/6/2003
Just after the liberation of Basra, as I stared at my TV watching the British military commander appoint clerics to help to run Iraq’s second-largest city, I realised that there was something familiar about it all ...