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11/12/2001
In solidarity with the Afghan women gathered in Brussels December 4-5th, women’s rights activists met in parallel session in Brussels to formulate support strategies for the implementation of the Brussels Proclamation issued by the Afghan Women’s Summit.
10/12/2001
WHRNet relaunch their news section for International Human Rights Day.
6/12/2001
Delegates from four Afghan factions have signed an agreement on a transitional government to run the country after 20 years of war.
3/12/2001
WLUML invites all human rights and women’s organizations, social action groups, anti-war activists, and civil society in general, to extend or add to the main thrust of the document.
3/12/2001
Funds have already been sent to the Pakistan Citizen's Support Initiative for Afghan Refugees to undertake humanitarian relief to Afghan refugees in Pakistan.
30/11/2001
A Division Bench of the High court has issued a rule nisi on the Bangladeshi government to investigate recent attacks on religious minorities as reported by the NGO Ain-O-Salish Kendra (ASK) and to submit a report on the matter by 15 January 2001.
29/11/2001
Excerpts from a speech given on cultural relativism given at a forum organized by the International Campaign in Defense of Women's Rights in Iran (ICDWRI).
29/11/2001
In a UK daily newspaper, The Mirror (London, Friday 16 November) John Pilger argues that the conflict is a sham built on lies... and that those who defend it have blood on their hands.
26/11/2001
The reform of the civil code, for which the women's movement in Turkey has been lobbying for many years, has been finally accepted by the Turkish Parliament.