News

30/4/2003
Religious parties won control of North West Frontier Province (NWFP) bordering Afghanistan last year and recently Islamised its laws.
30/4/2003
The 35-member commission appointed to review Afghanistan's draft constitution includes seven women.
30/4/2003
In 1993, concerned over growing communalism and the need to redefine the concept of secularism for a cohesive society, a group of eminent academics, social activists and prominent citizens mobilised and formed the CSSS.
30/4/2003
WLP creates leadership curricula for developing and enhancing participatory leadership skills, the kind individuals and organizations need for effective collaborative action.
22/4/2003
A recent meeting was held in London with Iraqi women’s organizations from the diaspora, UNIFEM UK, and a number of UK women’s organizations to discuss how to ensure women’s participation in post-conflict reconstruction in Iraq.
13/4/2003
A dramatic development shocked most delegates and observers on the last day of the 47th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York, March 2003.
8/4/2003
The Tostan-Unicef basic education program has given participants the opportunity to understand the dangers resulting from the practice as well as to share their new knowledge with relatives and neighbours.
7/4/2003
War in Iraq has brought the opinions of British Muslims to the fore - but what influence does the radical fringe have on the young?
7/4/2003
War on Civilians, War on Women
2/4/2003
Sisters in Islam (SIS) welcomes the decision of the government to appoint women to serve as judges in the Syariah courts.