التعديل الدستوري : مذكرة الجمعية الديمقراطية لنساء المغرب

في إطار الإصلاحات التي يعرفها المغرب حاليا والمتعلقة بتعديل الدستور المغربي، استدعيت  الجمعية الديمقراطية لنساء المغرب و بعض المنظمات الغير الحكومية من قبل اللجنة الوطنية الاستشارية لتعديل الدستور (CCRC) من أجل تقديم  مقترحاتهم في هذا الموضوع.  
وقد تم استقبال الجمعية الديمقراطية لنساء المغرب يوم 11 ابريل 2011 حيث قدمت مذكرتها المطلبية للجنة.

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Lebanon: Mount Lebanon Appeals Court convenes to deliberate nationality case

Daily Star – Wednesday, April 14, 2010 – Local News – Youssef Diab

BEIRUT: Dozens of activists gathered Tuesday in front of the Mount Lebanon Appeals Court in Jdeideh as the court convened to decide whether or not a Lebanese woman could pass her nationality to her children.

The appeals court fixed May 18 as the date to issue its verdict in the case of Samira Soueidan and her contested right to pass her Lebanese nationality to her children. Continue reading

The 100th Anniversary March 8, 1910 – 2010 A day that maintains all its significance

One hundred years after March 8th was proclaimed International Women’s Day, the day remains a symbol for women all over the world, of all different nationalities, ethnicities, religions and ages. United through their struggles for a dignified life without violence or discrimination, millions of women around the world have seen their lives change for the better. Others continue to hope that March 8th will bring them peace and security, access to education, health services, and a recognition of their rights. Continue reading

Open Letter to Women of Lebanon: Together, We Make a Difference!

Egypt: Open All Judicial Positions to Women

Top Judicial Body Should Ensure Women’s Full Participation in the Judiciary

(Beirut, February 23, 2010) – The Egyptian government should act to end discrimination against women in judicial positions in all courts, Human Rights Watch said today.  The Supreme Judicial Council on February 22, 2010, overruled a vote taken on February 15 by an administrative court, known as the Council of State, to bar women from its judicial positions. Continue reading

Recommendations of the CEDAW Committee to the Egypt and the UAE

The Concluding Observations for the 45th CEDAW session are now available.

They can be downloaded at the website of the OHCHR at: http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/cedaw/cedaws45.htm.

The Concluding Observations are divided according to themes / issues so it is easy to see how the Committee has dealt with each issue. The document is only available in English now, but will soon be available in French and Spanish as well. The Concluding Observations are currently provided in the original language of adoption and unedited version.

Direct links to the Concluding Observations:

EGYPT:  http://www2.ohchr.org/tbru/cedaw/CEDAW-C-EGY-CO-7.pdf

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES:  http://www2.ohchr.org/tbru/cedaw/CEDAW-C-ARE-CO-1.pdf

Press statement: Arab women issue a call to Arab Heads of State

On the 30th anniversary of the adoption by the United Nations General Assembly of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), the regional Coalition for “Equality without reservation” launched a call to Heads of State of Arab countries to promote the equality and citizenship of Arab women and in particular to: Continue reading