News

10/7/2003
The burgeoning incidents of rape of young women point to an increasingly common phenomenon in what are known as cites the massive housing projects that ring most of the country's large cities.
9/7/2003
SIS is a group of Muslim professional women committed to promoting the rights of women within the framework of Islam.
4/7/2003
A Cairo conference on how to prevent female circumcision concluded that it takes more than a law to stop the physical violation of girls.
3/7/2003
Since Sept. 11, 2001 there has been constant public reference to concepts of terror, war, and security, but little debate about their meaning and the voices of women and girls have been conspicuously absent from the discussion.
2/7/2003
Although this article is not about Muslim laws, the issues it raises apply to women's engagement with the law and the impact of customary practices across diverse countries and communities.
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.