News

14/5/2002
The Special Rapporteur is seeking information on whether and how recommendations in her reports have been implemented by governments worldwide.
13/5/2002
An Islamic court in northern Nigeria has sentenced a man to death by stoning for the crime of rape.
13/5/2002
The final pre-trial hearing for the case against Ariel Sharon will be heard in a Belgian court on 15th May.
13/5/2002
Creates and provides channels of communication between women's rights organisations and the public in Arab countries.
12/5/2002
Iraq, some women fear, is in danger of becoming a man's world. Efforts to establish an interim government that reflects the country's diverse ethnic and religious character are gathering pace.
10/5/2002
The fundamentalist Muslim government in a Malaysian state will ban women from wearing bikinis and from sharing swimming pools with men.
9/5/2002
Women made up 10% of the 300 or so candidates standing in the local polls, but none has been selected by the electorate.
9/5/2002
Many continue to wear the Burqa for personal safety.