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Violence against women
Afghanistan: Woman executed for adultery
Her crime was to be found in the company of a man she was not married to.
Jordan: Women challenge 'honor' killings
A widespread campaign aims to help Jordan's forgotten victims.
Sierra Leone: FGM used as a weapon of political campaign
‘'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).
Bahrain: Doctors join fight against abusers
Doctors could soon be obliged to record all female patients who report to hospitals and clinics showing signs of abuse.
Sudan: The impact of the conflict on Sudanese women
A detailed summary from UNIFEM which details the effects of the conflict upon women in all regions of Sudan.
International: International Day of Action for Women's Health - 28 May
A call for action to end violence against women and hold our governments accountable for women’s access to health!
أول قانون لمكافحة العنف الأسري: الإسلام والدستور البحريني كرما المرأة وغاب عن ذلك التشريع الوضعي
Afghanistan: Woman stoned to death
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.
Iraq: Iraqi woman MP killed in Baghdad
A Iraqi woman MP has been shot dead by suspected insurgents on the doorstep of her home in Baghdad.
International: Eradicating female genital mutilation: sexuality rights vs cultural relativism
Do FGM eradication interventions address the sexuality rights of women?
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