All Discussions Tagged 'women's_rights' (4)

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Saudi women not allowed to vote in municipal elections

The elections are either this month or next month, and it seems there wasn't the time to erect enough "women only booths" or some such nons…

Started by Sandy

10 Apr 26, 2011
Reply by Hugh Kramer

First woman fined for wearing veil in France

  Woman, 28, stopped by police in shopping centre car park north-west of Paris on day ban came into force   I know we've discussed the righ…

Started by Sandy

18 Apr 18, 2011
Reply by Prog Rock Girl

Update on the Burqa ban. French MPs vote to ban Islamic full veil in public

France's lower house of parliament has overwhelmingly approved a bill that would ban wearing the Islamic full veil in public. There were 33…

Started by Sandy

24 Jul 15, 2010
Reply by funk Q

Council of Europe condemns burqa bans

A nice case of doublethink: Yesterday’s resolution was approved by MPs [representing 47 countries, who voted unanimously in support of the…

Started by Sandy

20 Jun 26, 2010
Reply by Jaume

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