News

9/7/2002
An Islamic court in northern Nigeria has begun hearing an appeal from a woman convicted of adultery and sentenced to death by stoning.
9/7/2002
A Nigerian woman and co-ordinator of BAOBAB for Women's Human Rights, Ayesha Imam has been selected as this year's John Humphrey Freedom Award recipient for her work in support of women's rights whether under Muslim, secular, or customary laws.
3/7/2002
Despite the increasing importance that early warning systems are playing in identifying areas at risk of violent conflict and appropriate response options, gender still remains largely absent in conflict prevention and early warning programmes.
2/7/2002
Former Jordanian parliamentarian Toujan al-Faisal was given amnesty by King Abdullah II, on 28 June 2002, after she was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment on charges of undermining the state's sovereignty.
1/7/2002
Since the 60th ratification on 11 April 2002, the Rome Statute enters into force on 1 July 2002 at which time the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court over crimes of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity will take effect.
1/7/2002
After Ahmedabad, Vadodara (also known as Baroda) experienced the most widespread and sustained violence following the Godhra massacre on 27th February 2002.
1/7/2002
A report of women’s experiences of the genocide in Vadodara.
28/6/2002
The People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) and Vadodara Shanti Abhiyan (VSA) report severely indicts the state government, the city police and local politicians for instigating and committing violence.
26/6/2002
The search for a successor to Mary Robinson has begun.