News

24/2/2003
Recent announcement to introduce a law allowing Jordanian women married to foreign men to pass their citizenship on to their children.
24/2/2003
A UAE national advocate, who is a member of the UAE Women's Federation, claims that articles in the Personal Status Draft Law will have an negative effect on women's rights.
17/2/2003
Emergency legislation used to suppress free expression.
17/2/2003
The Safra Project is a voluntary resource project based in the UK and aims to conduct research and provide information on issues relating to lesbian, bisexual and transgender women who identify themselves as Muslim, culturally and/or religiously.
11/2/2003
Islah’s political sector chairman Mohammed Qahtan announced that his party will not nominate women for the coming parliamentary elections in April 2003.
10/2/2003
After 33 rounds of balloting, 18 judges have finally been elected to the International Criminal Court.
4/2/2003
In spite of sub-zero temperatures, sleet and snow, thousands of Muslim women turned up on Saturday for the first day of a five-week march that will take them to 23 cities of France, and allow them to protest the growing violence they are subject to.
4/2/2003
There are deep divisions within the Afghan central government between those who favour a conservative interpretation of Islamic law and those who want to revive more progressive ideas about the judiciary.
4/2/2003
On November 25, 2002 WLP brought together an international group of women leaders to discuss the constraints and opportunities Muslim women face in expanding their political participation and leadership opportunities.