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Pakistan: Asma Jahangir at Risk?
Pakistan: Asma Jahangir at Risk?

By Web Desk
June 6th 2012
 
 
The Pakistani government should investigate allegations that elements in the Pakistani military and intelligence agencies have …

Saudi woman and moral courage
Saudi woman and moral courage

By Eman Al Nafjan
June 4th 2012
 
 
Few individuals are willing to brave the disapproval of their countrymen and the wrath of …

Olympic Hurdles for Saudi Women
Olympic Hurdles for Saudi Women

By Web Desk
May 24th 2012
 
 
(London) – As the clock ticks down to the July opening ceremony, all nations except Saudi Arabia have …

Hatred and misogyny in the Middle East, a response to Mona el Tahawy
Hatred and misogyny in the Middle East, a response to Mona el Tahawy

By Tom Dale
April 24th 2012
A veritable twitter storm has sprung up around an article by Mona el Tahawy in the …

Saudi Arabia turns deaf ear to Olympic women
“I’m living evidence that cousin marriage doesn’t work,” said Salma, a Sudanese woman living in Qatar who was in the audience and spoke during the question and answer period. – Photo courtesy Creative Commons

By Eman Al Nafjan
April 18th 2012
This is not just about including Saudi women in the London 2012. It’s much more …

Pakistan: Women’s Day
Pakistan: Women’s Day

March 7th 2012
A Statement from the Asian Human Rights Commission
Unheard and unwanted, rape continues to be used as a tool …

The hidden lives of child widows
The hidden lives of child widows

By Margaret Owen
March 1st 2012
Child widows, some less than ten years old, face bleak futures as they bear the triple …

Women and Islam: A HRW debate
Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images: An Egyptian woman looking on during a rally to mark the one year anniversary of the revolution, Tahrir Square, January 25, 2012

Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images: An Egyptian woman looking on during a rally to mark the one year anniversary of the …

Of mini-skirts and morals: social control in Nigeria
Of mini-skirts and morals: social control in Nigeria

By Bibi Bakare-Yusuf
February 24th 2012
The push to police the way that women dress continues across Africa on the pretext that …

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