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11/27/2001 - Pope Apologizes for Sexual Abuse of Nuns
Pope John Paul last week apologized to those who were victims of sexual abuse and rape committed by clergy members, including priests....

11/26/2001 - Womens Equality Becomes Turkish Law
The Turkish parliament adopted a revision to the countrys civil code formally recognizing womens equality....

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....

10/18/2001 - Taliban Raids UN Food Warehouses
Taliban soldiers on Tuesday seized United Nations World Food Program warehouses in Kandahar and Kabul....

10/17/2001 - Nigerian Woman Sentenced to Death for Having Sex
An Islamic court in Sokoto state in northern Nigeria last week sentenced Safiya Hussaini Tungar Dudu to death by stoning for having pre-marital sex....

10/16/2001 - Powell Considers Post-Taliban Afghanistan
Secretary of State Colin Powell met with Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf to discuss, among other issues, the future of Afghanistan if the Taliban is ousted as a result of the U.S.-led war on terrorism....

10/9/2001 - Founder of Women on Waves Visits Feminist Majority Foundation
Dr....

9/6/2001 - Intersection of Race and Gender Highlighted at U.N. Conference on Racism
Women leaders from around have been in attendance at the United Nations World Conference Against Racism to ensure that the intersection of race and gender remained a central issue throughout the conference, which ends on Friday....

8/31/2001 - UN Suspends Refugee Screening Process in Pakistan
The United Nations suspended its participation in joint screening of Afghan refugees with Pakistan government officials Friday, claiming Pakistan had broken its agreement with the UN by taking refugees back to Afghanistan and handing them directly over to the Taliban....

6/6/2001 - On 20th Anniversary of AIDS, Annan Calls for Attn to Womens Health
With the 20th anniversary of AIDS making headlines around the world, U.N....

2/12/2001 - Eve Enslers Tribute to Afghan Women is a Sold Out Success at Madison Square Garden
V-Day, the gala benefit performance of Eve Enslers The Vagina Monologues, opened to a sold out crowd of 18,000 at Madison Square Gardens Saturday evening....

11/7/2000 - Womens Suicide Rate In Turkey Soar Due To Patriarchal Customs
According to a New York Times report, death is a way out for many young oppressed Turkish women with no resources and no educational opportunities....