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Pakistan: Justice pour Mukhtaran Mai
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.
Palestine: Murdered in name of family honour
Report on a rise in killings of Palestinian women.
Pakistan: Pakistani court backs rape victim
Re-arrest ordered for men acquitted of gang attack.
Mali: FGM and early marriage violate human rights, women activists say
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.
Egypt: Long battle ahead to end female circumcision
Deeply entrenched cultural and traditional norms continue to hamper efforts to end the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) in parts of Egypt.
Sudan: UN says rape is systematic weapon of war in Darfur
One medical charity has treated 500 victims of sexual violence in Darfur in four months and this is just a fraction of such attacks in the Sudanese province, according to a senior U.N. official.
Palestine: Statement by Palestinian NGO's against domestic violence against women
Seven murders at this time have been documented since the beginning of this year against Palestinian women in various areas of the West Bank and Gaza on the basis of what is called ‘family honour’.
Etats-Unis: les garçons perdus de la dissidence mormone
Pour favoriser la polygamie, une secte bannit des adolescents mâles.
Pakistan: Facing the awkward truth
Pakistan's obsession with its external image must not prevent coverage of its many problems.
India: Woman 'ordered to marry rapist'
An Indian woman who was allegedly raped by her father-in-law is now being ordered by a Muslim council of community elders to marry him.
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