News

4/3/2003
The independent experts' assessment on the impact of armed conflict on women and women's role in peace-building.
4/3/2003
On International Women's Day women in over 70 countries will take Strike action to strengthen the hidden struggle of women all over the world for survival, against military budgets and killing economic priorities.
3/3/2003
Well-meaning observers are making dangerous assumptions about Afghan women and their goals for the future. By Tamim Ansary (salon.com).
27/2/2003
Indonesia's troubled Aceh province is to establish the country's first criminal court based on Sharia law.
27/2/2003
One year after the Gujarat genocide, we are holding this vigil outside the offices of the British Charity Commission, because the organisations which financed the massacres and the continuing communal violence are still enjoying charity status in Britain.
27/2/2003
In recent years there have been a number of highly publicised murders of women among the Asian migrant community in the UK related to choice in marriage.
26/2/2003
If you'd lost a loved one, would you want revenge? As the world edges closer to war, Rachel Shabi of the UK newspaper 'The Guardian' talks to relatives who believe retaliation is wrong.
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.