A concise overview of the new legal status of women in Turkey in light of recent legal changes. Women see new gains across many areas ranging from domestic violence to political participation & from sexual rights to women's right to economic independence.
Although this case in particular has received much attention in the Egyptian press and abroad, it is important to note that it is not at all unique. In fact, there are roughly 14,000 similar paternity suits currently being processed by the courts.
A new study for the federal Justice Department says Canada should get rid of its law banning polygamy and change other legislation to help women and children living in such multiple-spouse relationships.