News

2/10/2003
An Iranian woman is about to be executed for killing a police chief who allegedly tried to rape her, according to Amnesty International.
2/10/2003
The conference took place in the context of a surge in extremism and the presentation of the reform draft of the Moroccan Family Law “Moudawana” prepared by the consultative commission to the King.
1/10/2003
Ten women from Britain, with another 430 from around the world, descended on a small town on the Northern coast of Italy for 5 days of sun, sea and inspiration, for the 11th Women in Black conference at the end of August 2003.
1/10/2003
Scared in Iraq.
30/9/2003
Heshu, aged 17 years, was found murdered and mutilated on the evening of October 12th 2002 in her flat in West London.
30/9/2003
Proposals for a revamp of the Indonesian civil code could make sex outside marriage a crime.
26/9/2003
The Katsina State Sharia Court of Appeal has vindicated Amina Lawal’s appeal against her conviction for adultery and sentence of stoning to death.
26/9/2003
Fearful for their safety and unnerved by last weekend's attack on a high-ranking female official, Iraqi women activists are retreating from the public sphere and choosing to keep their work low-profile.
25/9/2003
Four out of five judges rejected her conviction, saying she was not given "ample opportunity to defend herself".
24/9/2003
More than 250 villages from three rural communities in Senegal have pledged to abandon the practice of female genital mutilation and all other forms of discrimination against women.