There has been a whole host of petitions and letter writing campaigns about Amina Lawal (sentenced to stoning to death for adultery in August 2002).
Religious parties won control of North West Frontier Province (NWFP) bordering Afghanistan last year and recently Islamised its laws.
The 35-member commission appointed to review Afghanistan's draft constitution includes seven women.
In 1993, concerned over growing communalism and the need to redefine the concept of secularism for a cohesive society, a group of eminent academics, social activists and prominent citizens mobilised and formed the CSSS.
WLP creates leadership curricula for developing and enhancing participatory leadership skills, the kind individuals and organizations need for effective collaborative action.
A recent meeting was held in London with Iraqi women’s organizations from the diaspora, UNIFEM UK, and a number of UK women’s organizations to discuss how to ensure women’s participation in post-conflict reconstruction in Iraq.
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.
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.
War in Iraq has brought the opinions of British Muslims to the fore - but what influence does the radical fringe have on the young?
War on Civilians, War on Women