News

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.
25/6/2002
Sima Samar, former women's affairs minister, fears for her safety.
23/6/2002
The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) has learned that the Egyptian government has decided to retry 50 of the defendants in the "Cairo 52" case.
12/6/2002
A collective of Arab lesbians or lesbians of Arabic language and culture, living in native lands or lands of exile.
11/6/2002
Malaysian women's groups have warned that plans to enact strict Islamic laws in an opposition-ruled state would be a leap backwards in the fight for gender equality.
10/6/2002
Gujarat police are routinely refusing to file charges against individuals accused of rape during the violence in late February and early March, because they say mob violence cannot be broken down into specific crimes.
10/6/2002
As U. S. Catholic priests returned from the Vatican in Rome this week to discuss the problem of sexual abuse of children by priests, little attention is being paid to reports of sexual exploitation of nuns in Africa by the church's clergy.
3/6/2002
The legislature is set to pass a law banning female genital mutilation and imposing a two year jail term for offenders.