Violence against women

Her crime was to be found in the company of a man she was not married to.
A widespread campaign aims to help Jordan's forgotten victims.
‘'It is not an easy job ... At crucial moments I get chased out of places where the practice is much more prevalent,'' complains Ann Marie Caulker, who is championing the campaign to end the age-old tradition of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
Doctors could soon be obliged to record all female patients who report to hospitals and clinics showing signs of abuse.
A detailed summary from UNIFEM which details the effects of the conflict upon women in all regions of Sudan.
A call for action to end violence against women and hold our governments accountable for women’s access to health!
A woman has been stoned to death in Afghanistan, reportedly for committing adultery. The killing is said to have taken place in the Urgu district of north-eastern Badakhshan province.
A Iraqi woman MP has been shot dead by suspected insurgents on the doorstep of her home in Baghdad.
Do FGM eradication interventions address the sexuality rights of women?
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