Violence against women

We are delighted to announce the release of Mokarrameh Ebrahimi and her son Ali from Choobin Prison, in Takistan, Qazvin, in Iran, where she has been awaiting execution by stoning for adultery for the past ten years.
Francine Nijimbere's husband cut off both her arms with a machete for failing to give birth to a boy.
The Global Rights Morocco field office, in collaboration with NGO partners, announces the launch of a legislative advocacy campaign including a poster "Penalisation, Protection, Zero Tolerance: Women demand a law against violence".
Le bureau de terrain au Maroc de Global Rights, en collaboration avec des ONGs partenaires venant de diverses régions à travers le pays, lance une campagne de plaidoyer législatif à travers deux nouveaux outils:
Sanaa Awadkareem was forced into marriage and then disfigured with acid by her estranged husband.
An Israeli court sentenced a man to 16 years in prison on Tuesday for aiding in the so-called honor killing of his sister. The case was unusual in that the women of the family broke their code of silence and testified against the man.
More than 30 girls are missing from schools in Bradford despite efforts to track them down, MPs have been told.
A volunteer rescue organisation in Germany has sheltered more than 100 Muslim women who fear they will be killed if they do not go through with marriages that their families have arranged for them.
Lys Anzia of the Women News Network (WNN) looks at the suffering of Kurdish women and the dramatic increase in their acts of self-destruction.
40% des victimes des violences sexuelles au Congo ont moins de 18 ans et 16% moins de 13 ans, a révélé, lundi à Brazzaville, le Fonds des Nations unies pour l’Enfance (UNICEF), à l’occasion de la journée mondiale de lutte contre les violences sexuelles.
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