Violence against women

المرأة المصرية تحلم بحقوق مثيلاتها في زمن الفراعنة

مع الاحتفال بيوم المرأة المصرية وبرغم تنفسهن لنسمات الحرية وما يراودهن من أحلام بعد ثورتين متتاليتين إلا أن الكثير من المصريات يأخذهن الحنين إلى صورة المرأة في مصر الفرعونية، وكيف تمتعت بحقوق لم يحصلن عليها اليوم.

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ثلث نساء الاتحاد الأوروبي يتعرضن للعنف البدني أو الجنسي

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كشفت دراسة حديثة أن ثلث النساء في بلدان الاتحاد الأوروبي يتعرضن للعنف في البيت والشارع والعمل. الأمر يشمل أيضا شبكة الإنترنت. أعلى معدلات العنف ضد النساء كانت في دول الدانمارك وفنلندا والسويد.

Lawmaker says tougher methods needed to deal with “traditional” abductions.
20 Feb 14 - A proposal to toughen legislation on the practice of “bride stealing” in Kazakstan has reignited debate on a practice that has proved difficult to tackle. Svetlana Romanovskaya, a member of parliament from the ruling Nur Otan party, wants to see stricter measures to criminalise abductions that lead to forced marriages.

In a typical case, a woman is grabbed off the street by male relatives of the would-be groom – who might be a complete stranger – taken by force to his home, and held there against her will until she agrees to marry him. Fear of being shamed will often lead her own family to come to terms with the forced marriage.

Draft Law Huge Step Back for Women, Girls, says Human Rights Watch 

MARCH 12, 2014

(Baghdad) – Iraq’s Council of Ministers should withdraw a new draft Personal Status Law and ensure that Iraq’s legal framework protects women and girls in line with its international obligations. The pending legislation would restrict women’s rights in matters of inheritance and parental and other rights after divorce, make it easier for men to take multiple wives, and allow girls to be married from age nine.

By MOHAMMED AL A'ALI ,  Posted on » Tuesday, March 04, 2014

BAHRAIN's top legal authority has recommended that husbands who force their wives to have sex should not be prosecuted.

It has also suggested husbands and guardians who "reasonably" discipline their wives and daughters should be above the law.

The Supreme Judicial Council made the recommendations to ensure new legislation on domestic disputes does not contradict Sharia (Islamic) principles.

Women’s rights activists note rise in murders and suicides in the home.

Rights activists in Azerbaijan say the government has yet to live up to its promises to protect women from domestic violence, as key provisions of a 2010 law have yet to be put into practice.

According to Mehriban Zeynalova, head of the Clean World group which helps the victims of abuse over the last year, the headline figures are alarming.

(نيروبي) – قالت هيومن رايتس ووتش في تقرير أصدرته اليوم إن على الحكومة الصومالية الجديدة أن تتبنى إصلاحات ملموسة من أجل مواجهة العنف الجنسي المتفشي. على مدار العام الماضي تعرضت السيدات والفتيات لمعدلات عالية من الاغتصاب والتجاوزات الجنسية، بما في ذلك من قِبل جنود حكوميين، في مقديشو عاصمة الصومال.

NAIROBI/MOGADISHU, 25 February 2014 (IRIN) - Sexual and gender-based violence is a major issue in Somalia, especially for internally displaced persons (IDPs) living in south and central Somalia. A Mogadishu-based NGO working to protect women and children, Save Somali Women and Children (SSWC), has recorded more than 2,000 survivors of sexual violence in Mogadishu since it was set up in July 2012. 

Polygamy, stoning of adulterers, virginity testing, and laws that protect batterers are on the rise in increasingly conservative nations.

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