Violence against women

Sharla Musabih decided to take action against domestic violence by opening up a villa to shelter women and children who can not find help anywhere else.
"Too Young to Wed: Child Marriage in Their Own Words - An exhibit highlighting the personal stories of young girls and women around the world"
On International Women’s Day 2007, IRIN launched "The Shame of War", a reference book and photo essay containing portraits and testimonies of the sexual violence women suffer when men go to war. It is now available online through the IRIN website.
Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights developed this website as a tool for the promotion of women's human rights in countries of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the former Soviet Union (FSU). Information in English with links to materials in Russian.
«Je rêve qu’un amour sans tyrannie soit possible»
"According to police records, every year 20-25 women in Jordan are killed “in the name of honour”, that is, for having an illicit affair."
To date, domestic violence in Muslim communities has received little attention. This book is one of the first edited volumes to focus on domestic violence in Muslim families.
"Murders considered to have been in defence of honour are not considered a "crime" under Syrian law, but an "offence". It carries a maximum penalty of a year's imprisonment, but could be reduced to a month by a judge."
On February 22, 2007, the Ghanaian Parliament passed the long awaited Domestic Violence Act. Although the original bill specifically prohibited marital rape, parliament bowed to public pressure and removed the provision.
Traditional leaders in Zimbabwe's Masvingo Province, in the southeast of the country, are partnering with gender activists in a bid to curb domestic violence.
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