Violence against women

Government-backed Arab militias are systematically raping and killing in Darfur region, says the UN.
La police béninoise a arrêté jeudi dernier à Yassira (environ 510 km au nord-ouest de Cotonou) une exciseuse ainsi que les parents de la victime, a-t-on appris samedi à Cotonou de source policière.
Taherunnessa Begum was only sixteen when she was married off to small time trader Sattar Mia twice her age.
The report marks the first time that violence against women in Jordan has been statistically analysed.
According to the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission, 235 women have tried to killed themselves there by self-immolation.
Article by WLUML networker, Sultana Kamal.
Le problème des "mutilations génitales féminines, ce n'est pas de couper ou de coudre.
Amelia Hill explores the scandal of ceremonies that lead to marital rape and slavery for girls as young as 12.
Au Royaume-Uni, le mariage de jeunes filles de moins de 16 ans est totalement illégal, mais cette réalité prend de l’ampleur dans les familles originaires d’Asie et du Proche-Orient.
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