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Violence against women
Algérie: Justice pour les femmes de Hassi Messaoud
Algeria: Justice for women in Hassi Messaoud
Palestine: Mapping and analyzing the landscape of femicide in the Palestinian society
Femicide (murder of women), however, has rarely been the subject of feminist and non-feminist analysts. This study is the first of its nature in the Arab World to study such atrocities.
Pakistan: 'Honour-killings bill too weak'
Pakistan's only woman cabinet minister says she accepts that a bill tightening legislation against so-called honour killings does not go far enough.
Nigeria: Update on the case of Daso Adamu
Daso Adamu has been discharged and acquitted.
Iran: Modeling Marriage: Family Magazines in Iran
Enjoying large circulation and avid interest on the part of Iranian women, post-revolutionary conservative family magazines have been in circulation for quite some time.
Saudi Arabia: Saudi Women Seek End to Home Abuse
A number of Saudi women have called for urgent state policies to protect victims of domestic violence in the country.
Sweden: Debate opens on 'honour killings'
Delegates from around the world are meeting in Sweden to explore ways of combating so-called "honour killings".
UK: Police probing 'honour' suicides
Police are going through hundreds of files on missing people and suicides to look for signs of "honour crimes".
UN: Call to use Special Procedures of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
A letter from the Quick Response Desk of the Special Procedures Branch at OHCHR, Geneva.
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