News

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.
31/3/2003
An Approach to the Internalization of Human Rights in Family Relations in Islamic Communities.
31/3/2003
Bad Jens aims to improve links between activists/academics inside and outside the country.
28/3/2003
Jo Wilding is a British woman in Baghdad, staying there as a human rights observer - going out, taking witness statements for possible legal cases and reporting on the situation.
26/3/2003
Following her trip to Baghdad from 5-9 March 2003, Farida Akhter writes about her experiences and thoughts.
25/3/2003
An appeal, due to begin in northern Nigeria for Amina Lawal, a Muslim woman convicted of adultery and sentenced to death by stoning, has been postponed because the judges failed to turn up.