Law reform

Iran’s Guardian Council, a hard-line conservative force in Iran, recently approved a bill broadening women’s divorce rights—a right that has been severely limited since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
This legal literacy programme for women in Morocco was elaborated by the Morocco field office of the International Human Rights Law Group and 14 Moroccan women’s advocacy NGOs and local development associations from around the country.
Iran's reformist-controled Majlis, or parliament, has adopted a proposal expanding women's rights regarding divorce less than two months after winning a protracted battle with conservatives over a more limited reform.
A recent discussion organized by the Aurat Foundation on the Hudood Ordinances certainly gave one a feeling of deja-vu, by Zohra Yusuf.
Les ONG de femmes pressent le parlement de voter le nouveau Code de la famille bloqué depuis 7 ans.
Saudi Arabia, which is revamping its judicial system, is considering opening the legal profession to women so that they can deal with cases related exclusively to women.
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.
Le président de l'Assemblée nationale a indiqué que le projet de loi portant Code des personnes et de la famille ''pourrait être voté'' au cours de cette session parlementaire ouverte le 12 avril à Porto-Novo.
Par Dior Fall, Banna Thioubou, Cheikh Tijane Ndiaye, Aada Soumare Diop, Adel Arab, Abdoul Aziz Sall ; preface de Marie Toure Ngom, Serie Etudes et Recherches n°221.
More than 250 Afghan women participated in the seminar, from all walks of life, viz., NGOs, schools, educators, writers, scholars, media, teachers of Afghan schools were participated and every one expressed their wishes regarding peace and National unity.
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