Violence against women

In the refugee shantytowns of Darfur, the horrific stories that young women whisper are not of random criminality but of a systematic campaign of rape to terrorize civilians & drive them from "Arab lands" - a policy of rape.
The plan addresses the problem of forced marriages and recommends, among other measures, that steps should be taken to increase the level of knowledge and to provide opportunities for young people breaking out of a difficult family situation.
Des Egyptiennes ont lancé deux initiatives, l'une appelant les citoyens à s'habiller de noir et l'autre à porter un ruban blanc pour protester contre les agressions menées contre plusieurs femmes par des partisans du régime lors du referendum du 25 mai.
Plusieurs centaines de femmes en noir arborant un ruban blanc se sont rassemblées mercredi à l'entrée du siège du syndicat de la presse au centre du Caire pour protester contre "les agressions sexuelles" subies par des journalistes.
When culture harms the girls - the globalisation of female genital mutilation.
On the 25th of May, the day of the referendum, women and girls taking part in a peaceful demonstration demanding democracy were beaten and sexually attacked.
In the past four months, six Muslim women living in Berlin have been brutally murdered by family members. Their crime? Trying to break free and live Western lifestyles.
When her parents asked her to wear a burqa while attending her university classes, Fauzia refused to comply. The result was that she was barred from going to the university and sat at home washing dishes.
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