News

29/3/2002
The Palestine Monitor reports that the Israeli army has now completely invaded Ramallah including the headquarters of the Palestinian Authority, with more than 150 tanks and military armaments.
26/3/2002
A Sharia court in Nigeria has upheld the appeal of a Muslim woman who had been convicted of adultery under Islamic law and sentenced to death by stoning.
21/3/2002
The federal government of Nigeria has declared that the strict implementation of Sharia law is illegal under the country's constitution.
20/3/2002
In Nepal, customs, social systems and state made laws discriminate against women.
19/3/2002
Islamic feminism is on the whole more radical than Muslims' secular feminisms, argues Margot Badran.
18/3/2002
Safiya Husaini, convicted of adultery and sentenced to death by stoning by an Islamic court in Nigeria, must wait a further week to know the outcome of her appeal.
18/3/2002
Human Rights Watch call upon the Saudi authorities to conduct an independent, thorough and transparent investigation of the fire on 11 March at a girls' public intermediate school that claimed the lives of at least fourteen students.
18/3/2002
Whether or not women will be better off after the war against Afghanistan is an open question.
15/3/2002
Two years ago, women were granted the right to instigate unilateral khul' divorce. It was supposed to change the face of Egyptian family life. However the results, Mariz Tadros discovers, have confounded all predictions.
14/3/2002
Gush Shalom report that 120 tanks are present on the streets, and both helicopters and tanks are bombarding different neighbourhoods with missiles.