Posted on 09 March 2010 by admin
Breaking the Silence: Sexual Violence in Cambodia/AI Report
By Marwaan Macan-Markar
BANGKOK, Mar 9, 2010 (IPS) – Cambodia‚Äôs new penal code, which comes into force later this year, should be accompanied by stronger law enforcement measures if the country‚Äôs women and girls are to be better protected from rape, says the global rights lobby Amnesty International (AI). Continue Reading
Posted on 24 February 2010 by admin
By Pavol Stracansky
VIENNA, Feb 17, 2010 (IPS) – With hundreds of thousands of girls and women believed to be at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Europe, rights groups have mounted a campaign to get EU leaders to stop what they see as a barbaric and dangerous procedure.