Violence against women

A Muslim cleric who wrote a book that advised men how to beat up their wives without leaving incriminating marks has been sentenced by a Spanish court.
This new bill replaces the Female Circumcision Act 1985.

Findings from the Shirkat Gah "Women, Law and Status Programme" involving broad based and systematic research into honour crimes in Punjab, North Western Frontier Province and Sindh.

A PLAN to set up government shelters to house abused migrant workers could come into effect in the next three months.
Almost six years after announcing plans to establish a shelter for battered women, Ministry of Social Development officials said on Thursday that the first Family Reconciliation House in Jordan would open in less than a month's time.
The UK launch of a new report by the International Initiative for Justice in Gujarat.
The 2003 campaign theme is "Violence Against Women Violates Human Rights: Maintaining the Momentum Ten Years After Vienna (1993-2003)."
Sweden is planning to ban all marriages to children under the age of 18, regardless of their nationality.
The declaration calls upon governments to end child marriages.
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