The Women’s Action Forum (WAF) and the Joint Action Committee Lahore (JAC) condemn in the strongest terms possible the unprovoked police brutality against members of the Alliance for the Repeal of Discriminatory Laws in Islamabad on May 2nd 2002.
Zafran Bibi's commission of Zina has not been established in court. She has been sentenced, on circumstantial evidence, for giving birth while her husband was in prison. The Federal Shariat Court has ruled that such evidence is inadequate.
(IPS) Les femmes representeront 30 pour cent des candidats de treize partis politiques senegalais lors des elections locales prevues le 12 mai prochain pour elire quelque 600 conseillers regionaux, municipaux et ruraux.