News

10/3/2003
The Afghan Women's Network (AWN) has called for sweeping changes in the Afghan Constitution that would permit Afghan women free health care in all maternal health facilities and equal rights in all aspects of divorce and custody of children.
7/3/2003
A compilation of the Concluding Observations and General Comments or General Recommendations, relating to reproductive and sexual health, developed by the international human rights treaty bodies.
6/3/2003
A national advocacy initiative targets the public, government officials, civic authorities, junior high and high school students, NGOs, and girls and young women at risk.
6/3/2003
The CSW focused on: the participation and access of women to the media, and information and communication technologies; and women’s human rights and elimination of all forms of violence against women and girls.
6/3/2003
The Gulf state of Oman has appointed a woman minister for the first time.
5/3/2003
One year after the Gujarat genocide, a petition was delivered to the British Charity Commission, because the organisations which financed the massacres and the continuing communal violence are still enjoying charity status in Britain.
4/3/2003
The independent experts' assessment on the impact of armed conflict on women and women's role in peace-building.
4/3/2003
On International Women's Day women in over 70 countries will take Strike action to strengthen the hidden struggle of women all over the world for survival, against military budgets and killing economic priorities.
3/3/2003
Well-meaning observers are making dangerous assumptions about Afghan women and their goals for the future. By Tamim Ansary (salon.com).