Violence against women

More than 400 Iraqi women have been kidnapped and raped amid the lawlessness gripping the country since the ouster of Saddam Hussein, the Organisation of Women’s Freedom in Iraq said Sunday.
Following calls for reform of Personal Law this article focuses on certain aspects of the General Law dealing with the issue of violence against women.
Les femmes, au Liberia, sont les premières victimes des exactions des miliciens de tous bords.
Le conseil des ministres du Burkina Faso a révoqué une infirmière de l'hôpital.
Dans une déclaration publiée lundi, date commémorant le début de l'action armée dans l'ancien Pakistan oriental, le Forum d'action des femmes (WAF [1]) a présenté ses excuses aux femmes du Bangladesh pour la violence dont elles ont été les victimes au cours des événements de 1971. La déclaration est la suivante:
Rana Husseini's consistent reporting of honor crimes in Jordan has put violence against women on the public agenda in this country and has earned her many awards for her courage, including Women's eNews' Ida B. Wells Award for Bravery in Journalism.
At a time when insecurity is on the rise in Baghdad, women and girls in Baghdad told Human Rights Watch that the insecurity and fear of sexual violence or abduction is keeping them in their homes, out of schools, away from work and looking for employment.
Manifeste des femmes des quartiers.
The burgeoning incidents of rape of young women point to an increasingly common phenomenon in what are known as cites the massive housing projects that ring most of the country's large cities.
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