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Husband ties up sleeping wife and cuts her EARS off in brutal attack

Husband ties up sleeping wife and cuts her EARS off in brutal attack

Afghan woman Zarina, 23, said the man, who married her when she was just 13, assaulted her while she was asleep. She has revealed how her husband tied her up and cut off her ears in an horrific domestic violence attack in Afghanistan. “The woman said I haven’t committed any sin,” she told. “I don’t […]

February 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
Mum ‘let her boyfriend rape her 14-year-old daughter so he could have child’

Mum ‘let her boyfriend rape her 14-year-old daughter so he could have child’

Mother who had undergone a hysterectomy allowed her partner to rape her 14-year-old daughter and get her pregnant so he could have a child, a court heard. The woman’s boyfriend reigned in terror over his stepdaughter, sexually abusing her for years in his downstairs “den”, a jury was told. The alleged victim’s mum, who has […]

February 1, 2017 | By | Reply More
Human Rights Observers conference on Women’s rights and Environment

Human Rights Observers conference on Women’s rights and Environment

Human Rights Observers an organization in special status with UN ECOSOC has organized conference on Women’s rights and Environmental awareness Speaking on the occasion prominent senior advocate smt. Venkateshwari, stated that Violence against women and girls, a gross human rights violation, devastates lives, causes untold pain, suffering and illness. She has given various examples of […]

December 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
Egypt MP ridiculed for proposing college virginity tests

Egypt MP ridiculed for proposing college virginity tests

Oct 02, – Ilhamy Agina reportedly told an Egyptian newspaper on Thursday that virginity should be a prerequisite for admission to university. An Egyptian member of parliament is facing ridicule for saying that universities should perform virginity tests on female students. He argued that it would help to end the practice of unregistered “customary” marriages […]

October 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
Crowd cheers as woman is brutally caned for crime of Affectionate Contact

Crowd cheers as woman is brutally caned for crime of Affectionate Contact

Dec 30, – A crowd cheered as a young woman screamed in agony as she was repeatedly caned in punishment for being in ‘close proximity’ to a man she wasn’t married to. Nur Elita, 20, had to be removed from Baiturrahumim Mosque in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, in an ambulance after she was brutally punished for […]

December 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
India to lower age for trying youth for heinous crimes to 16

India to lower age for trying youth for heinous crimes to 16

Dec 22, – Indian lawmakers voted Tuesday to lower to 16 from 18 the age at which a person can be tried as an adult for heinous crimes following anger over the release of one of the attackers in a fatal 2012 gang rape. The man was short of his 18th birthday when he and […]

December 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
New Delhi reels after rapes of girls aged two and five

New Delhi reels after rapes of girls aged two and five

Oct 17, – A toddler and a five-year-old girl were raped in separate attacks in New Delhi overnight with at least one gang-raped, police said Saturday, as activists warned of an “epidemic” of sexual violence in the capital. The two-and-a-half-year-old girl was abducted from a religious event in west Delhi by two men on Friday […]

October 17, 2015 | By | Reply More
Egypt’s pink taxis seek to put brakes on harassment of women

Egypt’s pink taxis seek to put brakes on harassment of women

Aug 25, – For years, Egypt has been grappling with the growing phenomenon of sexual harassment. Rights organizations have launched a wide range of initiatives mainly aimed at encouraging women to report verbal and physical harassment. While recent jail sentences against men proven guilty of sexual harassment have been greeted with relative optimism, preventive measures […]

August 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
5 women stripped, paraded naked, brutally thrashed by 15 men in India

5 women stripped, paraded naked, brutally thrashed by 15 men in India

Medieval mindset continues to prevail despite the fact that 67 springs have passed since India attained Independence. In the latest reign of terror, 15 Other Backward Castes villagers of Shahjahanpur’s Hareva in Uttar Pradesh stripped five women of the Dalit community, paraded them naked, caned them and then put them on exhibition on the highway […]

May 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
Nigeria rescues 234 women and children from Boko Haram, fate of Chibok girls uncertain

Nigeria rescues 234 women and children from Boko Haram, fate of Chibok girls uncertain

May 02, – In the latest rescue, “234 women and children were rescued through the Kawuri and Konduga end of Sambisa forest on Thursday,” the defence headquarters said in a statement late Friday. Nigeria’s Total number of 700 women and children hostages freed rom Boko Haram’s Sambisa forest stronghold over the past week, but uncertainty […]

May 2, 2015 | By | Reply More