Violence against women

On 26 November 2007, WLUML will launch a global campaign to "Stop Stoning and Killing Women", as inhumane punishments for women's alleged sexual transgressions. Download the background paper here!
The Global Campaign is designed to address the persistent misuse of religion and culture to justify killing women as punishment for violating the ‘norms’ of sexual behaviour as defined and imposed by vested interests. Download the concept paper here!
The World Organisation Against Torture's (OMCT) oral statement in the panel discussion on the integration of a gender perspective and women's rights into the work of the Human Rights Council.
A judge in Saudi Arabia has ordered a victim of gang rape to receive 200 lashes - more than double her original sentence for being alone with a man who was not a relative - after she appealed against the lenient sentences given to the men who attacked her
Authorities in Saudi Arabia have defended a judicial sentence of 200 lashes for a rape victim.
The findings of parliament delegation suggest that prison officials first give medicines to prisoners to stupefy them and then sexually assault them.
From 25 November 25 to 10 December 2007, the Women's International Network of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC-WIN) will highlight the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence with a second Annual Internet campaign.
Hosted by WLUML, this Global Campaign will be launched on 26 November 2007, in Istanbul.
"Sadia Sheikh, 20 ans, belge d'origine pakistanaise est lâchement assassinée en pleine rue par son frère alors qu'elle refusait un mariage que ses parents voulaient l'obliger à contracter au Pakistan."
"Sadia (20 ans) aimait un garçon. Mais d'autres avaient choisi à sa place. Son frère lui a tendu un traquenard. Il l'a assassinée. Sa soeur Sarya (18 ans) est à l'hôpital."
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