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Family of UK woman charged for her own rape in Dubai launch online appeal

Lin Taylor
2016-11-21

"Victims go to (the police) expecting justice, and end up being prosecuted. They not only invalidate their victimisation, they actually punish them for it"

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Turkey: Thousands protest against proposed child sex law

2016-11-21

Thousands have protested in Istanbul in Turkey against a bill that would let off men who assaulted underage girls if they marry their victims

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The Teen-Age Brides of Georgia

Sophie Pinkham
2016-11-16

Georgia mandates that children attend school through the twelfth grade, but some families see no reason to educate a girl whose life will consist mainly of marriage and childbearing

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The premiere of international documentary play “Seven”

2016-11-16

The readers and presenters of the play are distinguished women in Georgia: Maka Chuchua, Tamar Chugoshvili, Khatuna Samnidze..

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Iranian woman says she was brutally whipped for attending a party with men

2016-11-16

The lashing, a sentence for a “crime” that took place more than two years ago, left the woman with severe abrasions across the entirety of her back, according to images posted..

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Man receives death sentence after killing his daughter for not making bread

2016-10-27

A father in Pakistan has been sentenced to death after he confessed to killing his daughter for not making bread

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Montana judge defends 60-day sentence in child incest case

Ray Sanchez and Amanda Watts
2016-10-21

A judge who imposed a 60-day jail sentence plus probation on a Montana man who repeatedly raped his 12-year-old daughter has become the latest jurist to face the wrath..

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Frightening photos show woman screaming as she’s caned for standing too close to her boyfriend

2016-10-19

The woman was one of 13 people — all between the ages of 21 and 30 — who were publicly flogged on Monday at a mosque

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Argentina: hundreds of thousands of women set to protest against violence

2016-10-19

Organizers urge women to stop work and other activities for an hour in Wednesday ‘women’s strike’ following rape and torture of a 16-year-old girl

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