Oppression of Women May 4, 2009

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April 20, 2009
Women in Baidoa, Somalia are told to cover up from head to toe by the Al Shabaad jihadis who control the city.

April 22, 2009
Lahore, Pakistan
Zulfiqar Khokhar kills his sister and his niece because he suspected that they had developed a relationship with local men.

April 22, 2009
Lahore, Pakistan
A husband kills his wife with a broken glass bottle for not bearing him a son.

April 24, 2009
The Taliban are angry about the presence of female American soldiers in the region.

April 27, 2009
Girls in an Afghani school are poisoned by an airborne chemical attack.

April 29, 2009
Peshawar, Pakistan
Female Singer Ayman Udas is killed by her brothers to save their family honor.

May 1, 2009
An Afghani man kills his daughter and her boyfriend to protect his family honor.

Mid East
April 13, 2009
Cairo, Egypt
The Female Genital Mutilation debate in Egypt continues despite a law passed that prohibits the procedure.

April 26, 2009
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Sports clubs and gyms for women in Saudi Arabia face being shut down due to the government’s fear of attack by conservative Islamic clerics.

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