Violence against women

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information from a remote area of Balochistan province, that five women were buried alive.
« Certains auteurs de violence étaient enfants pendant la guerre ; à l’époque, ils ont été exposés aux viols et aux violences sexuelles et depuis, ils continuent de le faire ».
The marriage between a 60-year-old man and a 10-year-old girl he 'won' in a bet has been postponed after protests from human rights groups.
Two Afghan women have been reported murdered by Taliban militants in the country's central Ghazni province.
The Global Campaign to Stop Killing and Stoning Women! (SKSW Campaign) welcome the news that the sentence of four Iranians to die by stoning has recently been commuted by the Iranian judiciary. However, the SKSW Campaign could not celebrate quite yet...
Iran has suspended the punishment of death by stoning; Activists remain concerned
Georgia authorities are holding a man of Pakistani descent in the strangulation death of his 25-year-old daughter.
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The following is an update on the situation in the Kanchanpur district of Nepal where women human rights defender Laxmi Bohara was murdered by her husband and mother-in-law. Further women activists are now being threatened and attacked.
The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information that a young couple has been threatened with death because they married without the permission of their parents.
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