News

30/5/2003
An educator in Saudi Arabia is coming up with a book that seeks to correct false notions of women's roles in their society and how these notions are being upheld by a misinterpretation of the Qur'an, the holy book of Islam.
29/5/2003
Includes a reference to Security Council Resolution 1325 in the preamble.
28/5/2003
5000 people attended the first Public Declaration on FGC abandonment in Burkina Faso.
27/5/2003
Two prominent women’s networks in Afghanistan and Kosovo, representing hundreds of influential women activists, have pledged solidarity to Iraqi women.
23/5/2003
Muslim women working towards social change in South Asia.
22/5/2003
Amnesty International has expressed its concern that Toujan al-Faisal is not being allowed to stand as a candidate in the upcoming Jordanian parliamentary elections of 17 June, 2003.
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.