Violence against women

The judiciary is embroiled in a simmering row with Gambia over the best way to protect girls from circumcision.
The Jordan Times says this is the third case of so-called "honour" killing in the country this week.
Marrying across the religious divide is still taboo in 21st-Century India.
Amnesty International lance une campagne mondiale pour mettre fin à la violence contre les femmes.
While its emergence as an important economic and political sector is lauded by many, the fact that this group is also experiencing an upsurge in cases of domestic violence against women is often ignored.
Prosecutors at the Special Court for Sierra Leone have asked the tribunal's trial chamber to amend all previously issued indictments to include a new crime against humanity - forced marriage.
Rania al-Baz's bruised and swollen face shocked the global community - and ignited an unprecedented public debate within Saudi Arabia itself over the normally taboo issue of domestic violence.
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