News

19/2/2002
Women activists in Kuwait have held a demonstration to demand the right of women to vote and run for public office.
19/2/2002
An Egyptian court will consider the appeal of 23 gay men in March. These men were convicted in November 2001 to prison sentences between 3 and 5 years. All those convicted made use of the possibility to apply for appeal.
15/2/2002
A Call for Action from the Child Protection Project in Colorado and the International Human Rights Clinic at the New York University School of Law asking us to urge the U.S authorities to take action against polygamous marriages.
14/2/2002
As the speaker who opened the "Women Who Shook the Jewish World" series, Knesset member Yael Dayan was invited to discuss the status of women in Israel.
14/2/2002
On February 3, 2002, a court in Boulak-al-Dakrour (in Giza, a suburb of Cairo) convicted four men for consensual homosexual behavior.
13/2/2002
On 8th December 2001, Abok Alfa Akok a Christian woman of 18 years of age from the Dinka tribe, was sentenced by the criminal court in Nyala City, Southern Darfur, to execution by stoning for the crime of adultery.
13/2/2002
Rights and Democracy sends emergency aid for Afghan women.
13/2/2002
Legal experts found similarities in their respective countries' legislation that were discriminatory towards women.