June 10, 2011
Turkey (Hat tip to EuropeNews)
The Turkish government’s changes to the current Ministry for Women and Family is a step backward in its struggle to combat gender inequality and violence against women.
A cabdriver accused of sexually touching a female passenger was convicted Friday in Ramsey County District Court.
June 12, 2011
The dark world of the Arab child slave trade.
June 13, 2011
Pakistani Catholic sources have told the Fides news agency that a 24-year-old Christian woman who was kidnapped, forced to convert to Islam, and forced to marry a Muslim may soon be sold abroad.
June 15, 2011 (hat tip to EuropeNews)
More than a quarter of a million Pakistani students attend an all-female madrassa, or Islamic seminary, where legions of well-to-do women are experiencing an awakening of faith, at the cost of rising intolerance.
June 16, 2011
A man butchered his wife after he suspected her of having an affair.
June 19, 2011
A man shot and killed his wife and mother-in-law over property payment on Friday evening. According to police officials, a 20-day-old baby boy was also suffocated in the encounter after his mother’s body fell on him.
June 21, 2011
A nine-year-old girl who says she was kidnapped by militants in Pakistan and told to be a suicide bomber was reunited with her parents.
A man chopped off his wife’s nose before turning himself over to the Khanpur police on Monday. He accused her of having an affair with a man from the same locality.
June 23, 2011
A police report states that all assault rapists in Oslo are Muslim.
June 24, 2011
Rumana Manzur said she was quietly working on her UBC thesis, with her five-year-old daughter by her side, when her husband Hassan Sayed burst into the room and unprovoked, unleashed a vicious beating.
June 25, 2011
A report of a car accident resulted in an arrest for simple battery and cruelty to children Tuesday afternoon.
June 26, 2011
An eight-year-old girl was killed when a bag of explosives given to her by Taliban insurgents exploded as she approached a police outpost in southern Afghanistan.
June 27, 2011
Two young Christian women are abducted and forced to convert to Islam.
June 28, 2011
A Bangladeshi is jailed for 10 years for raping teenage girl.
Two Saudi Arabian men are accused of raping a women in West Campus.
A Moroccan carpenter living in northern Italy is suspected of stabbing his wife to death because she wanted to leave him and begin a more liberated and western life with another man.
The birth in Indonesia – after Malaysia – of the Obedient Wives Club (OWC), an organization in which women are completely subject to their husbands, even regarding their sexual demands, has not passed unobserved. Critics point out that the foundation of the club is only a “pretext” to legitimize polygamy in the country.
June 29, 2011
A Sudanese is held for forcing a sixteen year old into marriage.
A German human rights group has publicly accused a Saudi diplomat in Berlin of treating the Indonesian maid he employed as a slave.
Polygamy in Seattle.
June 30, 2011
Tips lead to arrest of female drivers.
One in four men accused of ‘street grooming’ underage girls for sex is Asian, a shocking report reveals.
July 2, 2011
Finland (Hat tip to IslaminEurope)
As many as 1,000 immigrant women have been the victims of violent honor crimes in Finland. Although the issue has been discussed in recent years, co-operation between officials and communities is limited.
July 4, 2011
The number of cases in which women blackmailed in exchange for money or sex for having posted pictures in which they are wearing “dishonourable” attire are increasingly rising.
Thousands of British schoolgirls as young as eight face being taken abroad this summer to have their genitals mutilated and stitched up to preserve “purity”.
Iraq is a bad place for children.
July 5, 2011
Six year old Indian Muslim girl is paraded naked for poor handwriting at her school.
The World of Islam
The Quran is the source of all personal status laws in Islamic countries. Therefore, the rules of religious jurisprudence concerning the position and treatment of women are also based on the Quran.
In order to fully understand the position of women in Islam, one must first examine the Quranic rules concerning them, including the Quranic command for husbands to beat their wives.
July 6, 2011
Teenage girl ‘lured two 16-year-olds into rape ordeal with three Asian men in their thirties’.
Afghan couple is convicted of horrific honor killing in Sweden.
July 10, 2011
Turkey is a key focal point in the battle against honor crimes. Straddling Europe and Asia, the vast Turkish nation enjoys a surging economy and is becoming a dominant regional power. As it continues to modernize (and one day hopes to join the European Union), the ancient practice of honor killing remains a blot on its society.
July 11, 2011
Five reasons to ban the burqa.
Afghanistan (Hat tip to JihadWatch)
The only suspect arrested in the case of a woman mutilated for leaving her husband has been released, local Afghan officials and the woman’s father said Monday, in a move that has angered human rights advocates and the woman’s family.
The woman, Bibi Aisha, came to national attention when Time magazine used a photo of her on its cover in August 2010, with the suggestion that this was what would happen to women if the West left Afghanistan.
A child bride, Aisha had fled her arranged marriage to a Taliban fighter, but was captured and returned to the village where her husband, father-in-law and two brothers-in-law cut her nose and ears off after getting approval from the local Taliban mullah said her father.
July 12, 2011
Afghanistan (Hat tip to AtlasShrugs and WeaselZippers)
Baby-faced children aim AK-47 rifles as they train for war on British troops. They are being taught about combat even if they can barely hold the lethal weapons.
Shocking video shows toddlers as young as five being trained as ‘martyrs’ at a secret al-Qaeda camp. They are learning how to blow up buildings and mount roadside bomb attacks.
British commanders in Afghanistan say Taliban fighters are increasingly using children as suicide bombers and as human shields during battles.