This update urges the government to continue its efforts to end the practice of FGM through education, enforcement of the law and disciplinary action against police officers and court officials who fail to implement the law appropriately.
La mise à jour félicite le gouvernement tanzanien pour leurs efforts à assurer que la police applique la législation contre les MGF, et relève plusieurs cas dans lesquels des filles ont échappé aux MGF grâce à l'intervention des autorités.
A new database includes practices that discriminate against women, from forced marriages and female genital mutilation to restrictions on inheritance and ownership rights, that stand in the way of gender equality and economic development.
When it is important to celebrate women's existence & acknowledge their struggles and activism, it may also be worthwhile to look at how crimes against them are trivialized by traditionally & culturally reinforced notions of honour, rather than justice.
KAFA,”Enough Violence and Exploitation" organization chose the 8th of March, 2006, for launching the Silent Witness project in Lebanon. On this date thirty silhouettes were displayed in the UNESCO Palace in Beirut.