News

30/7/2003
A three-day 'South Asia Court of Women on the Violence of Trafficking begins on August 11.
28/7/2003
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.
28/7/2003
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.
28/7/2003
An article by Irene Siegel about her experiences in Palestine between 2001-2002.
22/7/2003
Rana Husseini's consistent reporting of honor crimes in Jordan has put violence against women on the public agenda in this country and has earned her many awards for her courage, including Women's eNews' Ida B. Wells Award for Bravery in Journalism.
21/7/2003
At a time when insecurity is on the rise in Baghdad, women and girls in Baghdad told Human Rights Watch that the insecurity and fear of sexual violence or abduction is keeping them in their homes, out of schools, away from work and looking for employment.
21/7/2003
There is concern that the rejection lacks a legal basis and is intended to restrict the activities of Egyptian civil society.
20/7/2003
Women in Jordan and Turkey take on new leadership roles.
20/7/2003
To date, 174 states parties have ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).