News

16/5/2003
Tony Blair was accused of caving in to evangelical Christians last night after it emerged that new government legislation will allow faith schools, churches, hospices and other religious employers to sack lesbian and gay staff.
15/5/2003
In January, Benin joined the growing list of African countries that have made female circumcision/female genital mutilation (FC/FGM) a crime.
14/5/2003
Urge Egypt to Release All Those Imprisoned on the Basis of Their Sexual Orientation.
13/5/2003
Anti-American protests in Iraq, such as the April 28 incident in Fallujah that left an estimated 15 Iraqis dead, should not come as a surprise to Washington.
13/5/2003
In recent weeks numerous actors from within the United Nations, national governments, civil society organizations and media have mobilized to address the situation of women in Iraq.
13/5/2003
KABUL - Islamic shariah law is the 'only source' of legislation in Afghanistan, deputy chief justice Fazel Ahmad Manawi has declared.
13/5/2003
As of Thursday, May 8, 2003, humanitarian organizations working within the Gaza Strip, Occupied Palestine began receiving a new declaration created by the Israeli military.
2/5/2003
Across the Arab world, women's rights are being stifled by political unrest and conservative women in positions of power, lawyers, intellectuals and officials told a weekend conference in Germany.
2/5/2003
Two rockets hit a European Union-funded project that has been pushing women's development in the backward and remote corners of northwest Pakistan, police said Tuesday.
2/5/2003
There has been a whole host of petitions and letter writing campaigns about Amina Lawal (sentenced to stoning to death for adultery in August 2002).