November 2009

There is no honour in ‘honour killing’

There is no honour in ‘honour killing’

Majd Shafiq, 27 November 2009

Subjects: 16 Days: activism against gender violence

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India - "Holiday Brides" Abandoned by Husbands in UK, US, Canada

Khan/Getty: "Holiday brides" in India have been deserted by husbands from the U.S., Canada and the U.K.

"Holiday brides" in India have been deserted by husbands from the U.S., Canada and the U.K.

By Soraya Roberts
November 23, 2009

Kenya - FGM - 350 girls to face the knife

November 25, 2009
By PHILEMON SUTER

At least 350 teenage girls are to be circumcised in the next two weeks in Marakwet East and Pokot Central districts.

Yemeni women face violence and discrimination

Amnesty International Press release
25 November 2009

Kenya - Culture & Traditions Impact Women's & Girls' Rights

Young girls in northeastern Kenya may end up undergoing FGM, which has both immediate and longterm health effects

KENYA - CULTURE & TRADITIONS IMPACT WOMEN'S & GIRLS RIGHTS

16 DAYS CAMPAIGN COMMENCES NOVEMBER 25

16 DAYS CAMPAIGN COMMENCES NOVEMBER 25
Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ USA

Commit Act Demand: We CAN End Violence Against Women!

Ugandan gays and Muslim women:a common struggle to redefine family

Ugandan gays and Muslim women:a common struggle to redefine family

Cassandra Balchin, 9 November 2009

Terror Campaign Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Iraqis Continues Unchecked by Iraqi Government

Terror Campaign Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Iraqis Continues Unchecked by Iraqi Government

Tajikistan women beaten, abused and raped in the family

Amnesty International Press release
24 November 2009