Once again gender apartheid is being instituted in grave violations of the human rights of girls and women in Afghanistan. This time, the attacks are coming from warlords.
Arab women are generally portrayed as victimised, subservient.
An Egyptian court has jailed 21 men for three years each for practising homosexuality in a retrial after their original sentences were quashed on presidential orders.
Act Together - Women Against Sanctions on Iraq is a group of UK-based Iraqi and non-Iraqi women.
The Afghan Women's Network (AWN) has called for sweeping changes in the Afghan Constitution that would permit Afghan women free health care in all maternal health facilities and equal rights in all aspects of divorce and custody of children.
A compilation of the Concluding Observations and General Comments or General Recommendations, relating to reproductive and sexual health, developed by the international human rights treaty bodies.
A national advocacy initiative targets the public, government officials, civic authorities, junior high and high school students, NGOs, and girls and young women at risk.
The CSW focused on: the participation and access of women to the media, and information and communication technologies; and women’s human rights and elimination of all forms of violence against women and girls.
The Gulf state of Oman has appointed a woman minister for the first time.