Violence against women

Amnesty International lance une campagne mondiale pour mettre fin à la violence contre les femmes.
While its emergence as an important economic and political sector is lauded by many, the fact that this group is also experiencing an upsurge in cases of domestic violence against women is often ignored.
Prosecutors at the Special Court for Sierra Leone have asked the tribunal's trial chamber to amend all previously issued indictments to include a new crime against humanity - forced marriage.
Rania al-Baz's bruised and swollen face shocked the global community - and ignited an unprecedented public debate within Saudi Arabia itself over the normally taboo issue of domestic violence.
The Jordanian government imprisons women threatened with “honor” crimes rather than the male relatives who threaten them, Human Rights Watch said in a recent report.
Sory a 4 ans lorsqu'elle se fait exciser, en 1997. «Ma mère a cru me faire plaisir en "coupant" la petite. Je n'étais pas au courant», se défend le père de l'enfant.
Solicitors are afraid of being branded racist if they intervene to stop forced marriages, the Law Society has said.
The Ugandan practice of wedding dowries - known as the bride price - is to blame for much of the country's domestic violence, experts say.
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