فلنضع حداً للعنف ضد المرأة

Afghanistan: Woman killed for “dishonouring” family - 30 أبريل 2013

Headline Title:  Afghanistan: Woman killed for “dishonouring” family The public killing of a woman in Afghanistan is further proof that the authorities are still failing to tackle the shocking levels of gender-based violence in the country, Amnesty International sai The public killing of a woman in Afghanistan is the latest example of the shocking levels of gender-based violence in the country. Media Node:  Afghanistan Story Location:  أفغانستان 33° 56' 1.104" N, 61° 10' 18.75" E “Not only do women face violence at the hands of family members for reasons of preserving so-called ‘honour’, but frequently women face human rights abuses resulting from verdicts issued by traditional, informal justice systems.” Source:  Horia Mosadiq, Afghanistan researcher at Amnesty International. المسار:  Afghanistan: Medical personnel killed in attack الوصف:  News, 18 April 2013 المسار:  Afghanistan: Urgent need to protect civilians following fresh attacks الوصف:  News, 09 April 2013 المسار:  Afghanistan: Another women’s affairs official murdered الوصف:  Press release, 10 December 2012

Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée. La police doit agir de toute urgence pour sauver une femme accusée de «sorcellerie»

La police de Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée ne fait pas le nécessaire pour libérer une femme grièvement blessée actuellement détenue par un groupe qui l'accuse de pratiquer la « sorcellerie », a déclaré Amnesty International mercredi 10 avril 2013. La police de Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée ne fait pas le nécessaire pour libérer une femme grièvement blessée actuellement détenue par un groupe qui l'accuse de pratiquer la « sorcellerie »,

Papua New Guinea: Police must act urgently to save captured women accused of “sorcery"

Police in Papua New Guinea are not doing enough to ensure the release of a seriously injured woman currently detained by a group that accuses her of practising “sorcery”, Amnesty International said on Wednesday. Police in Papua New Guinea are not doing enough to ensure the release of a seriously injured woman currently detained by a group that accuses her of practising “sorcery”, Amnesty International said

Papua New Guinea: Appalling violence against six women in Easter ‘witch-hunt’ - 5 أبريل 2013

Headline Title:  Papua New Guinea: Appalling violence against women in Easter ‘witch-hunt’ Authorities in Papua New Guinea must take urgent action to prevent and punish ‘sorcery’-related violence, following reports six women and a man were abducted and subjected to acts of appalling crue Witness says the women were subjected to horrific sexual violence with hot iron rods in the Southern Highlands, and the six are still missing. Story Location:  United Kingdom 8° 33' 15.2028" S, 147° 31' 27.8904" E See map: Google Maps “Sorcery is often used as pretext to commit violence against women. Repealing the Sorcery Act is one of the first urgent steps the authorities must take towards preventing further horrific attacks.” Source:  Kate Shuetze, Amnesty International's Pacific researcher التاريخ:  Fri, 05/04/2013 المسار:  Papua New Guinea must act after woman burned alive for 'sorcery' الوصف:  News story, 8 February 2013

Un lugar en el que nadie parece estar a salvo de la tortura - 5 مارس 2013

Headline Title:  Epidemia de tortura en México Personas de todo México, pero en especial al norte del país, parecen caminar con temor, y no sólo al crimen organizado. Una ama de casa y madre de cuatro hijos se vio envuelta en la “guerra contra el narcotráfico” de México, por lo que fue torturada y agredida sexualmente. Más de dos años después, nadie ha rendido cuenta de estos actos. Media Node:  Miriam 2_es Story Location:  México 22° 57' 10.7892" N, 103° 38' 57.8868" W “Personas de todo México se ven atrapadas en ocasiones en el lado equivocado de las operaciones militares contra los grupos criminales. Sin pruebas reales, las pueden considerar el enemigo o posibles enemigos implicados en el narcotráfico, con todos los abusos que esa etiqueta conlleva.” Source:  Rupert Knox, investigador de Amnistía Internacional sobre México المسار:  Peña Nieto: Cien días esperando verdaderos avances de derechos humanos الوصف:  Comunicado de prensa sobre los primeros 100 días de mandato de Enrique Peña Nieto

A place where no one seems to be safe from torture - 5 مارس 2013

Headline Title:  Mexico's Torture Epidemic People across Mexico, but particularly in the north of the country, seem to walk in fear, and not only of organized crime. A mother of four and housewife found herself up caught up in Mexico's “war on drugs” and was tortured and sexually abused. Over two years on, no one has been held to account. Media Node:  Miriam 2 VIDEO: Miriam's story Story Location:  Mexico 22° 57' 10.7892" N, 103° 38' 57.8868" W “People across Mexico are sometimes caught up on the wrong side of the military operations against criminal gangs. With no real evidence, they might be perceived as the enemy or as potential involved in drug trafficking with all the abuses that come attached to that label.” Source:  Rupert Knox, Mexico researcher at Amnesty International. المسار:  Peña Nieto: One hundred days waiting for real advances on human rights الوصف:  Amnesty International's press release for Enrique Peña Nieto's first 100 days in office

 تحيّز قانون العقوبات ضد النساء والفتيات في المغرب يعرضهنّ للخطر - 1 مارس 2013

Headline Title:   تحيّز قانون العقوبات ضد النساء والفتيات في المغرب يعرضهنّ للخطر في مارس/ آذار 2012، تناولت الفتاة أمينة الفيلالي (16 عاماً) سم الفئران واضعةً بذلك حداً لحياتها بعد أن أُجبرت على الزواج من الرجل الذي قالت أنه قام باغتصابها. حملت موجة الغضب الشعبي العارم التي أعقبت وفات أمينة الفيلالي السلطات على اقتراح لتعديل هذه المادة المشينة في يناير/ كانون الثاني من العام الجاري Media Node:  Morocco women AR Story Location:  Maroc 33° 33' 1.9836" N, 6° 38' 8.6712" W “ليس من المنصف القول أن تغيير القانون سوف يكون كافياً بحد ذاته. ففي مجتمع لا تتمتع فيه المرأة بوضع مساوٍ للرجل، لا يقتصر ما ينبغي تغييره على القوانين وحسب، بل يجب أن يشمل كذلك التوجهات والمواقف المتجذرة عميقاً في المجتمع، والتي تؤدي بدورها إلى التمميز ضد المرأة ” Source:  نائبة مدير برنامج الشرق الأوسط وشمال إفريقيا بمنظمة العفو الدولية، حسيبة حاج صحراوي

Bias in Penal Code puts women and girls in danger in Morocco - 1 مارس 2013

Headline Title:  Penal Code endangers women in Morocco In March 2012, Moroccan 16-year-old Amina Filali swallowed rat poison and killed herself, after being forced to marry the man she said had raped her. Authorities in Morocco are reviewing an article of the country's Penal Code that allowed rapists to escape prosecution if they marry the victim, after a 16-year-old killed herself after being forced to marry the man she said had raped her.  Media Node:  Morocco women Story Location:  Morocco 33° 33' 1.9836" N, 6° 38' 8.6712" W “Changing the law is not enough in a society where women do not enjoy an equal status with men.” Source:  Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, Middle East and North Africa Director, Amnesty International

India: No a la nueva ordenanza sobre violencia sexual

Los legisladores indios deben enmendar sustancialmente o sustituir la nueva legislación penal sobre violencia contra las mujeres en la próxima sesión presupuestaria del Parlamento, han dicho hoy Amnistía Internacional y Human Rights Watch. Los legisladores indios deben enmendar sustancialmente o sustituir la nueva legislación penal sobre violencia contra las mujeres en la próxima sesión presupuestaria del Parlamento, han dicho hoy Am

L'Inde doit rejeter la nouvelle ordonnance relative aux violences sexuelles

Les législateurs d'Inde doivent modifier en profondeur ou remplacer le nouveau texte de loi sur les violences faites aux femmes lors de la prochaine session budgétaire du Parlement, ont déclaré Amnesty International et Human Rights Watch mardi 12 février. Le 3 février 2013, le président indien Pranab Mukherjee a signé l'Ordonnance de 2013 portant modification du Code pénal, à la suite de manifestations organisées par des groupes de défense des droits humains, notamment des droits des femmes, dans tout le pays. Les législateurs d'Inde doivent modifier en profondeur ou remplacer le nouveau texte de loi sur les violences faites aux femmes lors de la prochaine session budgétaire du Parlement, ont déclaré Amn