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3/21/2002 - WHO approves Generic AIDS Manufacturer
Yesterday, the World Health Organization (WHO) released its first list of safe AIDS drugs, for the first time acknowledging generic drug makers....

3/6/2002 - FMF Celebrates Womens History Month
To commemorate Womens History Month this March, Feminist Majority Foundtation is presenting an entire month of special programming with our sister sites, www.FeministCampus.org and www.MsMagazine.com, with speakers, contests, and actions....

3/4/2002 - Global Women's Voices: An Online DialogueFeaturing Mavis Leno and other Global Women Leaders
In recognition of International Women's Day, March 8, women leaders from Brazil, India, Uganda, and the United States, will discuss the successes and challenges facing women in different parts of the world in a series of live chats from March 5-7 at: www.feministcampus.org/globalvoices.asp....

12/7/2001 - Women Worldwide Unite for Afghan Women
In a meeting coinciding with the Afghan Womens Summit for Democracy, womens rights activists from around the world issued a Declaration of Solidarity with Afghan women in support of the Brussels Proclamation....

10/19/2001 - Former Afghan King Supports Taliban Role in New Government
Afghanistan's former king Mohammed Zahir Shah has agreed that moderate factions of the Taliban should play a decision-making role in the re-formation of Afghan government....

10/17/2001 - Pakistan: Taliban Should Have Role in Afghan Reconstruction
Claiming that, One knows for sure there are many moderate elements within the Taliban communities, Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, during Secretary of State Colin Powells visit to Pakistan yesterday, suggested that so-called moderate factions of the Taliban should play a role in the formation of a new Afghan government....

5/24/2001 - UN Condemns Taliban for ID Badges
UN Secretary Kofi Annan this week condemned the Taliban decree ordering Hindus to wear a yellow identification badge....

5/22/2001 - Taliban to Force Religious Minorities in Afghanistan to Wear Yellow
The terrorist Taliban regime has requested a religious edict or fatwa to force non-Muslim religious minorities in Afghanistan to wear yellow garb so they may be singled out by all....

3/9/2001 - International Womens Day Events Highlight Womens Role in Peace
Several International Womens Day events highlighted womens role in the peace-making process worldwide, and focused on the fact that women and their children often constitute the majority of the victims of war and conflict....

3/5/2001 - Taliban Destroys 2000 Year Old Artifacts
In their latest attack on culture and human-rights, the Taliban has vowed to destroy ancient Buddhist artifacts, including two giant Buddhist statues in central Afghanistan that are two-thousand years old....

11/1/2000 - Afghan Situation Deteriorating as Nations Consider Armed Conflict
Violence and bombing continue in Afghanistan as the terrorist regime the Taliban struggles with the Northern Alliance under Ahmed Shah Massoud for control of the country....

10/20/2000 - UN Official Condemns Religious Extremism, Taliban
Special Reporter of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Commission Abdelfattah Amor, in a recent interview with the Associated Pres, called for international efforts to combat religious extremism, which he called an ever-growing scourge in the world....

10/10/2000 - United Kingdom Tackles "Honour Killings"
The British newspaper, The Observer, reports that within the last five years there have been at least 20 deaths in Britain that are linked to so-called crimes of "honour"....

10/5/2000 - Taliban Lobbies for Recognition
Using military gains as leverage, the Taliban militia has met with high-level officials in France, the US and other countries to press for recognition as Afghanistans ruling government....

9/20/2000 - France Hosts Diplomatic Talks With Brutal Taliban Regime
In a rare move in France diplomacy, senior French officials invited Taliban officials to diplomatic talks in Paris last week....

9/20/2000 - UNFPA Report Cites Widespread Violence Against Women And High Illegal Abortion Death Rate
The United Nations Population Fund's (UNFPA) State of World Population Report 2000 finds that "violence against women and girls remains firmly rooted in all cultures around the world." According to the reports findings 67% of women in Papau New Guinea, 47% of women in Bangladesh, 45% of women in Ethiopia, 40% of women in India, 27% of women in Mexico and 22% of women in the United States reported physical assault by a male partner....

9/8/2000 - Pakistani Extremist Group Fire Shots At Women In Beauty Parlor
In less than 24-hours after issuing threats stating that unveiled women in India's state of Jammu and Kashmir would be shot in the leg, Lashker-e-Toiba militants fired shots at two women in a local beauty parlor....

9/7/2000 - Extremist Group Threatens To Shoot Women Government Workers
The Pakistan-based extremist militia, Lashker-e-Toiba, issued a death threat on Thursday to 22,000 government workers in India's state of Jammu and Kashmir if they participated in a statewide census....

9/5/2000 - Brundtland Announces Support Of Women's Political Quotas In India
Gro Harlem Brundtland the director-general of the World Health Organization vocally announced her unyielding support for a quota system that would reserve a third of the seats in India's Parliament for women....

8/30/2000 - Woman In India Tortured For Two-Months Over Dowry
A 20-year old woman was chained to a bed, beaten and denied sufficient amounts of food for a period of two months by the family of her husband because of failure to meet the family's dowry demand....

8/10/2000 - Women In India Face Violence And Human Rights Abuses
Violence against women in India is increasing, and basic rights, such as the right to choose whether to marry, continue to be denied....

8/8/2000 - Women in India Rally for Quota in Parliament
Women protesters rallied in Indias capital on August 8th, urging passage of legislation that would reserve one-third of seats in parliament and state legislatures for women....

8/7/2000 - Britain Establishes Initiatives to Support Forced Marriage Victims
In an effort to end forced marriages of British nationals, the British Foreign Office and Home Office have devised a multi-faceted program that will offer support to victims of forced marriage through increased outreach and law enforcement....

6/27/2000 - Former Nepalese Trafficking Survivors Now Guard India's Borders To Capture Traffickers
Traffickers in Nepal capture thousands of Nepalese girls and sell them to brothels all across Asia....

2/26/1997 - Report Says Lesbians and Gay Men Are Targeted for Abuse
According to Breaking the Silence, a report by Amnesty International, lesbians and gay men are killed, tortured and imprisioned on the basis of their sexual orientation and face prosecution in up to 60 countries....