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UK: 'Honour killings' reinvestigated
Police are reinvestigating more than 100 murders in England and Wales they suspect could be so-called honour killings, it has emerged.
Spain: Court Steps in to Save Girls from FGM
The judiciary is embroiled in a simmering row with Gambia over the best way to protect girls from circumcision.
Jordan: Honour killing in Jordan hospital
The Jordan Times says this is the third case of so-called "honour" killing in the country this week.
إفتتاح أعمال اللقاء التشاوري العربي بعنوان "نحو إصدار تقرير حول العنف ضد المرأة"
India: Modern love versus old taboo
Marrying across the religious divide is still taboo in 21st-Century India.
اللقاء التشاوري العربي .. "نحو إصدار تقرير عربي حول العنف ضد المرأة"
Moyen-Orient et Afrique du Nord: Halte à la violence contre les femmes
Amnesty International lance une campagne mondiale pour mettre fin à la violence contre les femmes.
USA: US Asians domestic abuse woes
While its emergence as an important economic and political sector is lauded by many, the fact that this group is also experiencing an upsurge in cases of domestic violence against women is often ignored.
Sierra Leone: Forced Marriage - 'Crime Against Humanity' in Special Court
Prosecutors at the Special Court for Sierra Leone have asked the tribunal's trial chamber to amend all previously issued indictments to include a new crime against humanity - forced marriage.
Saudi Arabia: Beaten Saudi woman speaks out
Rania al-Baz's bruised and swollen face shocked the global community - and ignited an unprecedented public debate within Saudi Arabia itself over the normally taboo issue of domestic violence.
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