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Afghan woman attacked with acid after refusing marriage

November 30, 2011

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Members of a family receive treatment at a hospital after being attacked with acid at their home by unknown gunmen in Kunduz. (Reuters) By REUTERS KUNDUZ An Afghan family who refused to give their daughter in marriage to a man they considered irresponsible were attacked at home by unknown gunmen who beat the father and […]

Kyrgyzstan starts anti-bride kidnapping campaign

November 29, 2011

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Kyrgyzstan has launched a campaign to stop bride kidnapping, a traditional term for the abduction and forced marriage of thousands of young women every year in the Central Asian state. Bride kidnapping in Kyrygzstan dates back generations through the country’s nomadic folklore. Photo: AP By James Kilner, Almaty 2:49PM GMT 29 Nov 2011 The origins of […]

Lebanon: Give women equal citizenship rights to men under the nationality law

November 29, 2011

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Printer-friendly version Action Number: 36.2 Date: 29 Nov 2011  Hiam Abd El Samad In July 2010, Equality Now issued Women’s Action 36.1 calling on the government of Lebanon to recognize the adverse effects that the discriminatory Lebanese nationality law has on the families of Lebanese women married to foreign men, and to revise the Lebanese […]

Rapist of 8 children indicted after DNA tests (Saudi Arabia)

November 27, 2011

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Source: Emirates 24/7 Victims were aged 6-12 years and forced to have liquor and watch porn Saudi Arabia’s prosecutors indicted a 42-year-old local school teacher in raping eight little girls aged between six and 12 years over the past four years after DNA tests proved he is guilty despite his repeated denials. The man had […]

Slavery: A 21st Century Evil : Bridal slaves

November 15, 2011

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One more Female Fetus found

November 12, 2011

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In a disturbing development, Ambamata Police has found an 8 month-old female fetus in the sewerage near a park located at Mansoor Colony Ambamata, Udaipur. According to sources, some residents of the area have informed police about a fetus lying in the sewerage at 8 o’clock in the morning today. The Ambamata Police team led […]

Police arrest man who raped girl hurt in accident (Saudi Arabia)

November 12, 2011

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Source: Emirates 24/7 Saudi police seized a local man who raped a girl after she suffered from injuries during a road accident in the Gulf kingdom, press reports said on Sunday. The man, in his 30s, confessed to police that he had taken the 23-year-old girl to his house instead of hospital and raped her […]