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Jordan: Honour crimes anti-Islamic — fatwa

By Rana Husseini – Dec 01,2016 – JORDAN TIMES

AMMAN — The Iftaa Department on Thursday issued a fatwa prohibiting the murder of women in the name of family honour. 158 more words

Asia

SHIFTING SOCIAL NORMS TO STOP VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Social and cultural norms can either protect women against abuse and violence or they can encourage the use of violence against them. The culture of violence against women persists in Pakistani society because it’s deemed acceptable. 694 more words

Feministing

Murders of Arab women in Israel spark outrage and debate

A series of killings of Arab women in Israel, supposedly carried out by relatives, is sparking a debate on widespread mistreatment of women in the community. 331 more words

Violence

SHOW ME THE HONOR IN KILLING, I'LL WAIT.

Imagine a young woman, around sixteen years of age, raised in a society where her only purpose is to serve the men in her life, her father and brothers. 2,639 more words

PAKISTANI WOMEN SHATTER STEREOTYPES, CLAP BACK AT SIRAJ-UL-HAQ

Siraj-ul-Haq, chief of Jamaat-e-Islami has denounced the bill passed on Thursday in the National Assembly that plugged the loophole in cases regarding honor killings. This bill was to prevent those criminals, who murdered women to reclaim honor, from escaping conviction who used to be pardoned off by the survivors of the victim. 314 more words

Pakistan

Man says he had 'no choice' but to shoot his sister to death after she married a Christian

The Associated Press has released a positively chilling video interview with a Pakistani man who killed his teenage sister in cold blood because she had defied his orders and married a Christian man. 649 more words

Human And Civil Rights

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