Violence against women

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.
Violences conjugales, "crimes d'honneur", situation des femmes et des filles au sein de la famille et dans la sphère "privée", etc...
Faeq Ameen Bakr, director general of Baghdad's Institute of Forensic Medicine in Baghdad, often writes "killed to wash away her disgrace" in the many autopsy reports and investigations that cross his desk.
A forum was held in Accra, to bring Christian leaders from churches together to discuss the draft Domestic Violence Bill, which seeks to address the gaps in the current legislation. They also examined related issues of gender in relation to Christianity.
The International Crisis Group strongly condemns the brutal police attack on Asma Jahangir and other rights activists participating in a peaceful gathering in Lahore, Pakistan, on 14 May 2005.
Rappel de l'affaire de l'imam de Vénissieux avec le journal Lyon Mag qui avait publié un article rapportant les propos de l'imam sur la lapidation et le fait de battre sa femme ....
This report is part of a project to analyse and research discrimination and violence against women in the GCC countries. In July and August 2004, Amnesty International (AI) delegates carried out research in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and the UAE.
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