Women in Tunisia are Taking Action!

The Code of Personal Status (CPS) (Arabic: مجلة الأحوال الشخصية‎) is a series of progressive Tunisian laws aiming at the institution of equality between women and men in a number of areas. It was promulgated by beylical decree on August 13, 1956 and came into effect on January 1, 1957. This Code is one of the best known deeds of Habib Bourguiba, who was Prime Minister and later President. He gave women a unique place in Tunisian society, notably abolishing polygamy, creating a judicial … [Read more...]

Women in Prison – Recovery through Change

WOMEN IN PRISON The fact that prisoners have higher rates of psychological distress and mental health problems when compared to the general population are well established (Fazel & Danesh, 2002). Needless to say, the rates are much higher in the case of women in custody. Although women still constitute a small minority of the prison population across the world, the number of incarcerated women is increasing (Slotboom et al., 2007). In addition to the common kinds of distress both men … [Read more...]

Joan of Arc, the Pilgrimage, the Prophecy! * Details of Trip- MAY 3013

    Celebrating post 600th Anniversary!   up-date from ...       PILGRIM WITNESSES:   Greetings!    Time is flying by now. FYI, the final details for the Joan of Arc pilgrimage of 2012 are now posted on our website.  Here's the introduction:   -Joan of Arc and Prophet-French Pilgrimage, The dates will be May 15 thru May 27, 2013. Celebrating Joan of Arc’s 601th Anniversary   God willing, in May 2013, we will lead our sixth pilgrimage to France (our fifth … [Read more...]

VIDEO – The plight of Women & Children Prisoners in Iraq

  Innocent Women in Prison       BAGHDAD There aren't supposed to be any prisons at the Muthanna Iraqi Army base, let alone ones with children in them. This was reported by Christian Monitor almost one year ago, and there has been no change reported as of yet.  But a member of the Iraqi security services says that as late as mid-May 2010, he saw children playing in a makeshift detention center here. "I just wish they would take the children out," he says, recalling the cries of an infant and a … [Read more...]

VIDEO – The plight of Women & Children Prisoners in Iraq

  Innocent Women in Prison       BAGHDAD There aren't supposed to be any prisons at the Muthanna Iraqi Army base, let alone ones with children in them. This was reported by Christian Monitor almost one year ago, and there has been no change reported as of yet.  But a member of the Iraqi security services says that as late as mid-May 2010, he saw children playing in a makeshift detention center here. "I just wish they would take the children out," he says, recalling the cries of an infant and a … [Read more...]

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