Violence against women

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.
Declaration sur le mariage de d’enfant.
Baghdad's female population is crushed by lawlessness under US occupation.
Le tribunal arabe permanent de lutte contre la violence à l'encontre des femmes a ouvert ses travaux vendredi dernier à Bayrout, sous le thème "La stabilité de la famille arabe et les codes de statut personnel."
The international community has failed to fulfil its promises to bring freedom and equality to the women of Afghanistan, Amnesty International said in a report released today.
An Iranian woman is about to be executed for killing a police chief who allegedly tried to rape her, according to Amnesty International.
Heshu, aged 17 years, was found murdered and mutilated on the evening of October 12th 2002 in her flat in West London.
More than 250 villages from three rural communities in Senegal have pledged to abandon the practice of female genital mutilation and all other forms of discrimination against women.