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Female mutilation in the Caucasus

2016-08-23

The study on female mutilation practiced in Dagestan, made public by Legal Initiative for Russia, came as a shock

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India now has nearly 400 fast-track courts for rape cases. But ‘fast’ is a relative term

Annie Gowen
2016-08-18

Fast-track courts set up in India to speed prosecution of rape cases have not had the dramatic impact that advocates hoped for, interviews show

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Half of women in UK have been sexually harassed at work, study finds

2016-08-10

Polling of 1,553 women found 52% experienced unwanted behaviour at work including groping, sexual advances and inappropriate jokes

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Malaysian man charged with rape escapes jail after marrying 14-year-old victim

2016-08-04

Under Malaysia's civil laws, the legal minimum age for marriage is 18 but Muslim girls who are under 16 can obtain permission to marry from Islamic courts

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Pakistan police say British woman's suspected 'honour killing' was murder

2016-08-04

A British woman whose husband alleges she was killed for marrying him against her parents' wishes was murdered, Pakistani police said

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Afghan cleric arrested for marrying six-year-old girl

2016-08-02

An elderly Afghan cleric has been arrested after he married a six-year-old girl, officials said Friday, in the latest case highlighting the scourge of child marriages in the war-battered country

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Pakistan to pass law against honor killings in weeks: PM's daughter

Mehreen Zahra-Malik
2016-07-22

Pakistan's ruling party plans to pass long-delayed legislation against "honor killings" within weeks in the wake of the high-profile murder of an outspoken social media star

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