Violence against women

Acid attacks are almost unheard of in Ethiopia although the tactic has been used against women in other countries. Although Kamilat was attacked in January, she and her family are now public with their story in order to raise support and awareness.
Cour d'assises des Mineures d'Aix-en-provence le 13 avril 2007, pour dénoncer la lapidation dont Ghofrane a fait l'objet à Marseille en 2004.
A teenage Saudi gang-rape victim who was sentenced to 90 lashes for being alone with a man she was not related to has beseeched King Abdullah, the country's monarch, to intervene in the controversial case.
The World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) has been informed by the Sudan Organisation Against Torture (SOAT) of the recent sentencing to death by stoning of two women by the criminal court of Al-Azazi, Managil province, Gazeera state.
Journée Internationale des Femmes: un jour pendant lequel les femmes du monde entier célèbrent leur émancipation et luttent contre ce qui freine cette libération.
Women activists and civil society members in Pakistan issue a public statement on the gender-based killing of the Punjab provincial Minister of Social Welfare.
Zille Huma killed by man previously held in connection with the brutal murder of four sex workers.
Murder of 16-year-old spurs the Grand Mufti of Syria to call for legal reform
Women's rights activists demand Pakistan state authorities ensure justice for a teenage girl who has been kidnapped, raped and forced to parade naked publicly.
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