What is it about rape that the judiciary cannot restrict itself to delivering verdicts about the guilt of the accused, but makes observations on the complainant's behaviour, her moral character and her marriage prospects?
Un appel à une plus grande mobilisation pour combattre l'excision des femmes a été lancé à Tunis par plusieurs organisations non gouvernementales à l'occasion d'un séminaire maghrébin sur le thème "femmes et médias".
Activists, policy-makers, UN representatives, scholars & heads of NGOs from 40 countries gathered at Women's Learning Partnership's international symposium, "Leading to Change: Eliminating Violence against Women in Muslim Societies" in March in New York.
Afghan women protest at the silence and inactivity of the Afghan government regarding the recent killings in Baghlan (3 women raped and murdered for NGO activity), and in Badakshan (1 woman stoned to death).
‘'It is not an easy job ... At crucial moments I get chased out of places where the practice is much more prevalent,'' complains Ann Marie Caulker, who is championing the campaign to end the age-old tradition of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).