[fund] promotion and application of religious laws

C'est une loi particulièrement rétrograde pour les droits des femmes, "pire qu'à l'époque des talibans", selon la sénatrice afghane Humeira Namati.
The fear imposed by the Taliban means that women’s rights and abuses committed by Maulana Fazlullah’s followers are being covered less and less by the local press.
Afghanistan's President, Hamid Karzai, has signed a law which "legalises" rape, women's groups and the United Nations warn.
The recommendation of Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi, head of Iran’s judiciary, to grant amnesty to a woman sentenced to stoning was rejected by the Judicial Commission for Amnesty and Clemency.
There are indications that some Taliban groups fervently oppose the use of contraceptives and may start using the issue as a pretext to launch further attacks on health centres, experts say.
Khamisa Mohammed Sawadi est accusée d'avoir reçu chez elle deux hommes avec lesquels elle n'a pas de liens de parenté.
Khamisa Sawadi, who is Syrian but was married to a Saudi, was convicted and sentenced last week for meeting with men who were not her immediate relatives.
Malay Muslim women have been one of the biggest casualties in the ‘holier than thou’ race between the political parties to outdo each other in demonstrating superior Islamic credentials, says a publication by APWLD.
Selon une nouvelle enquête, publiée à l’occasion de la Journée internationale de la femme, elles endurent l’insécurité, la pauvreté et le manque de services de base.
The ban on co- education for girls in madrassas from class XI will virtually bring to a halt the education of 25,000 girls in Uttar Pradesh.
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