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Women’s Rights

Ann Dismorr and Rachel Dore-Weeks
Violence against women is still seen by too many as acceptable and too often normalized. But it is far from normal – we must stop letting it be.
Diana Moukalled
The last survivor of the Beirut Port explosion awoke from her 25-day coma only to start a long battle to see her only child. What is Liliane Chaito’s story?
Zainab Al Mshat
In case of adultery, Iraqi judges will be satisfied with a phone message or voice call as evidence of a wife’s betrayal. Yet, when the husband is concerned, they require the wife to produce four witnesses …
Diana Moukalled
“I would wait for hours behind the school’s fence until I got to see them when they got their one-hour recess in the playground”. Badiya points as she drives her car near the school’s playground located on the outskirts of Nabatiyeh, South of Lebanon.
Heba Abou Taha
“Everything about us is shameful. It’s shameful to get a divorce in a rural community, it is shameful for you to complain about your husband in particular, especially if he was your cousin, and shameful for you to do I don’t know what else. A woman must make a decision before she loses her life or the life of her children. For me, it wasn’t only my life that was wasted, but also the lives of my children…”.
Marie Melham and Ahmad Haj Hamdo
The laws in Turkey, alongside the Syrian refugee women’s ignorance of what their rights are, has caused them to face many problems. This report highlights the stories of the women caught between the Syrian and Turkish laws.
Loujan Suleiman – Mohammad Wawi
In Syria, whoever wants to marry a Muslim woman, a Christian man or someone of any other religion, would have several choices, all of which are difficult.
Manahel Alsahoui
I couldn’t do anything for her, I continued on my way after he smacked her on the head in the middle of the street. He hit her so hard that she almost fell to the ground. She was 13 or 14 years old, and she did not dare lift her head after he hit her, while he repeated: “you filthy dog.”
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