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For the first time in the Arab world, a woman has chaired a parliamentary session in the Gulf state of Bahrain.
This comprehensive report serves as a tool for identifying unfulfilled promises and for revisiting current strategies and programmes of action for protecting the human security of the 140 million Arab women.
Opposition and religious leaders in the Islamic state of Mauritania have condemned the government's decision to stop Friday being a day off.
Kuwait's parliament has agreed to speed up moves towards a law to grant women the same political rights as men.
Shaken by revolutionary developments in Ukraine and Georgia, Uzbekistan is turning away from the West. Officials increasingly see the democratic ideals espoused by the USA and the European Union as "alien" and destructive for Uzbek society.
Elle avait fière allure, cette conférence de presse, ce mercredi, à la Bourse du Travail de Paris.
A review of the 12 Critical Areas of the Beijing Platform for Action which identifies future challenges and highlights existing good practices.
49e session de la Commission de la condition de la femme.
Rights groups condemn ordinances that call for harsh penalties for adultery, drinking, and premarital sex.
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