Violence against women

Femicide (murder of women), however, has rarely been the subject of feminist and non-feminist analysts. This study is the first of its nature in the Arab World to study such atrocities.
Pakistan's only woman cabinet minister says she accepts that a bill tightening legislation against so-called honour killings does not go far enough.
Daso Adamu has been discharged and acquitted.
Enjoying large circulation and avid interest on the part of Iranian women, post-revolutionary conservative family magazines have been in circulation for quite some time.
A number of Saudi women have called for urgent state policies to protect victims of domestic violence in the country.
Delegates from around the world are meeting in Sweden to explore ways of combating so-called "honour killings".
Police are going through hundreds of files on missing people and suicides to look for signs of "honour crimes".
A letter from the Quick Response Desk of the Special Procedures Branch at OHCHR, Geneva.
Le nombre de femmes victimes de violences physiques au Maroc est un véritable scandale.
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