Violence against women

Plusieurs centaines de femmes en noir arborant un ruban blanc se sont rassemblées mercredi à l'entrée du siège du syndicat de la presse au centre du Caire pour protester contre "les agressions sexuelles" subies par des journalistes.
When culture harms the girls - the globalisation of female genital mutilation.
On the 25th of May, the day of the referendum, women and girls taking part in a peaceful demonstration demanding democracy were beaten and sexually attacked.
In the past four months, six Muslim women living in Berlin have been brutally murdered by family members. Their crime? Trying to break free and live Western lifestyles.
When her parents asked her to wear a burqa while attending her university classes, Fauzia refused to comply. The result was that she was barred from going to the university and sat at home washing dishes.
Violences conjugales, "crimes d'honneur", situation des femmes et des filles au sein de la famille et dans la sphère "privée", etc...
Faeq Ameen Bakr, director general of Baghdad's Institute of Forensic Medicine in Baghdad, often writes "killed to wash away her disgrace" in the many autopsy reports and investigations that cross his desk.
A forum was held in Accra, to bring Christian leaders from churches together to discuss the draft Domestic Violence Bill, which seeks to address the gaps in the current legislation. They also examined related issues of gender in relation to Christianity.
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