Violence against women

According to local police, dozens of women have had parts of their bodies burned by religious conservatives in a string of incidents throughout the capital in recent weeks.
A ruling by a Muslim seminary in India that a woman allegedly raped by her father-in law must separate from her husband has been met with protests.
Les mariages précoces et l'excision, également connue sous le nom de mutilation génitale féminine, sont fréquents au Mali, un pays pauvre où ces pratiques constituent à elles seules la plus grande menace aux droits des jeunes filles.
Rape, sexual attacks and child abuse are common in northern Uganda's biggest refugee camp, where tens of thousands of people shelter from 19 years of war, the United Nations children's agency said on Wednesday.
Mukhtar Mai a retrouvé le sourire sur les photos qui la montrent à la sortie de la Cour suprême du Pakistan, mardi 28 juin.
Mukhtaran Mai, 33 ans, victime d'un viol collectif commis sur l'ordre du conseil tribal de son village, à la sortie de la Cour suprême du Pakistan qui a ordonné mardi l'arrestation des cinq coupables.
Report on a rise in killings of Palestinian women.
Re-arrest ordered for men acquitted of gang attack.
Early marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM) are widely practiced in impoverished Mali where together they constitute the single biggest threat to the human rights of young girls, according to aid organisations.
Deeply entrenched cultural and traditional norms continue to hamper efforts to end the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) in parts of Egypt.
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