[violence] general

Human Rights advocates are shocked over the attempted rape of a female law student by staff of the Islamic Learning Department of Karachi University on 28 July 2006. They urge you to write to the Pakistani authorities to demand action for the arrest of the perpetrators and the filing of a criminal case.
A television documentary team has pieced together details surrounding the case of a 16-year-old girl, executed two years ago in Iran.
Iraqi women plan to hold the prime minister to his promise to implement women's rights reforms.
Dallas Diocese aided woman who was fearful after accusing bishop.
Legalizing the Protection Against Family Violence” was the title of a regional meeting that was organized by KAFA (enough) Violence & Exploitation-Lebanon, of 20 NGO activists from 11 Arab countries and representatives of national and international NGOs.
The Kathmandu Declaration adopted by the National Conference of Women Human Rights Defenders.
Sharla Musabih's mobile phone hardly stops alerting her with messages from female victims of domestic violence seeking help or refuge in the Dubai-based shelter she runs. Some sound very desperate.
A new database includes practices that discriminate against women, from forced marriages and female genital mutilation to restrictions on inheritance and ownership rights, that stand in the way of gender equality and economic development.
An appeal from Cameroon in response to continued reports of violence against women including rape and torture.
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