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‘Men don’t have to worry about being caught’: Sex mobs target Egypt’s women

December 5, 2012

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Source Charlene Gubash / NBC News Volunteers scan a crowd in an effort to detect and prevent sexual harassment during a demonstration against President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Friday.   Updated at 7:48 a.m. ET: CAIRO – Walaa Al Momtaz doesn’t leave her home for up to five days at a time. […]

Afghan woman accused of adultery shot dead in public

July 8, 2012

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Taliban kill Afghan woman accused of adultery. WARNING: Though we have edited out the victim’s death, this video contains disturbing images Link to this video A man Afghan officials say is a member of the Taliban shot dead a woman accused of adultery in front of a crowd near Kabul, a video obtained by Reuters […]

Boy and girl killed in Afghanistan acid attack ‘over friendship’

March 31, 2012

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The attack is the latest incident to highlight the dangers still faced by many young men and women in conservative Afghanistan. (File photo) inShare19 By AFP Ghazni Afghanistan A 12-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy have been killed in an acid attack in Afghanistan, an official said Saturday, with witnesses claiming it was because of […]

From Back of the Bus, Israeli Women Fight Segregation

January 5, 2012

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EL AVIV—For years, Israeli women have been pressured into moving to the rear of public buses serving strictly religious Jews. Now, in confrontations reminiscent of the era of Rosa Parks, women are pushing back. Israel’s Bus Battle View Slideshow European Pressphoto AgencyIsraeli women protesting a gender-segregation campaign by ultra-Orthodox Jews sat at the front of […]

Women defy Haredi bus segregation efforts in Jerusalem & Ramat Gan, Ultra-Orthodox Haredim protest JewishNewsOne

January 2, 2012

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American Girl Target of Extremist Jews in Israel

December 27, 2011

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Orthodox Israelis Spit On Whorish 8-Year-Old Girl For Going To School

December 27, 2011

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An American girl attempting to walk to her Jewish school in Israel is subjected to daily taunting and physical intimidation so bad that she says it makes her afraid to go to school. Her tormenters aren’t fellow children, but rather adult men upset by the presence of the “immodest” girls attending school in their ultra-Orthodox […]