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Tunisian Police Rape Woman then Charge Her with Indecent Exposure



Tunisian Women's Rights Protesters, Photo by IPS Inter Press Service

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 00:30 AM EDT, 5 October 2012 TUNIS, Tunisia – Earlier this year, the world was appalled to learn that under Article 475 of the Moroccan penal code, a rapist can escape prosecution by marrying his victim. In an unconscionable twist of fate, a young girl who had been raped and […]

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Dutch-Moroccan ‘Lover Boy’ Pimps


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Female Sex Slave (Cropped), Photo by Ira Gelb

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 15:46 p.m. EDT, 17 May 2012 NETHERLANDS – Al Jazeera reported on the release of a film about the explosive increase in the Netherlands of forced prostitution of girls as young as 12 by their Dutch-Moroccan ‘boyfriends.’ The film by Julia Rooke and Caroline Pare features Ibrahim, a Dutch-Moroccan social […]

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Death by Marriage | Rape Victim Amina Filali



Mukhtar Mai, Pakistani Gang-Rape Survivor and Activist, Photo by Lauren (Rose Without A Thorn)

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 23:31 PM EDT, 18 March 2012 MOROCCO – On Saturday, 17 March 2012, thousands of people around the world awoke to the horror of the suicide of a young girl who had been forced to marry her rapist. Her rapist was given the option of marrying the girl under Article […]

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