On 28 June 2007, the Supreme Court of Pakistan issued orders to release Shamial Raj and Shahzina Tariq on bail on a security bond of Rs 50,000 each. However, the jail authorities have not released the two as yet.
Women Living Under Muslim Laws supports Shamial Raj and Shahzina Tariq who were sentenced by Lahore High Court (LHC) to three years rigorous imprisonment and Rs 10,000 fine on charges of perjury. Presently, Shahzina is imprisoned in Central Jail, Faisalabad, and Shamial in Kot Lakpath, Lahore.
A teenage schoolgirl will appeal to the High Court on Friday to overturn a ban on her wearing a "purity ring" at school to symbolize her decision to abstain from sex before marriage.
Women's rights activists campaign to raise the age of marriage in Tanzania
A en croire les résultats d’une étude, les 3/4 des mères célibataires se seraient mariées suite, uniquement, au rituel de la récitation de la «Fatiha».
The American University in Cairo revoked the privileges of a women wearing the niqab; an Egyptian court overturned the ruling.
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