Violence against women

Nearly three years after violence erupted in the state of Gujarat in Western India those responsible continue to walk free.
The Pakistan government has allied with Islamists to reject a bill which sought to strengthen the law against the practice of "honour killing".
A teenage girl and two young men in Iran have been sentenced to lashes for having sex.
A key witness in an alleged multiple murder and gang rape during religious riots in India's Gujarat state has identified 12 of the accused in court.
An international symposium to be held on 1 March 2005. Speakers include women activists, scholars, and policy-makers from Muslim-majority societies and experts on violence against women.
Parce que nous voulons réaffirmer la liberté durement acquise des femmes à disposer de leur corps.
Stories from four women who are ethnically, educationally (culturally) and socio-economically apart and varied yet one common thread runs through their tales: these are women metamorphosing from victims to survivors to advocates of peace.
Women across the country commemorate February 12 as Pakistan Women's Day, in remembrance of the state's brutality against women who in 1983, protested against the Law of Evidence, which reduces the status of a woman witness to half that of a male witness.
Once again, a Pakistani woman has been subjected to rape and torture.
لَقِّم المحتوى