Violence against women

Adultery is a capital offense in the Islamic Republic of Iran and punishable by flogging, hanging, and stoning. The following is a translation of the articles of the Islamic Penal Code of Iran that pertain to the legal punishments for adultery.
The Egyptian director, Tahani Rashed, has highlighted through her documentary film "These Girls" the problem of street girls. The film has been awarded a prize at Cannes. Nelly Youssef conducts the following interview with the director.
Lors d'une réunion à Tunis, le 22 juin, les dirigeants maghrébins et leurs homologues espagnols ont affirmé leur détermination à lutter contre les violences sexistes.
"Demanding Implementation, Challenging Obstacles: End Violence Against Women"
Human Rights organisations from across the state of Uttar Pradesh protest against the alleged mass rape in Shrawasti of 12 Muslim women.
A Statement by the Asian Human Rights Commission
The Centre for Women's Global Leadership invites you to share what you feel are the most important challenges and obstacles that hinder you/your organization from being able to effectively move forward in your work on preventing violence against women.
Egypt's state-appointed Grand Mufti said on Sunday that female genital cutting was forbidden by Islam after an 11-year-old girl died while undergoing the procedure at a private medical clinic in southern Egypt.
Statement by the Egyptian Center for Women's Rights.
Five years ago Khadija's mother sent her 8-year old daughter to work as a housemaid in the city, where her first employer beat her.
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