Laws that let rapists marry victims must be abolished, Mideast activists say – CNN


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Laws that let rapists marry victims must be abolished, Mideast activists say
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Marriage rape laws are rooted in the so-called "honor codes" prevalent amongst tribes in the Middle East, Hamarneh explained. The laws were designed to restore honor to a rape victim in the eyes of her family following an attack. Ten Arab states ...
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CNN

Laws that let rapists marry victims must be abolished, Mideast activists say
CNN
Marriage rape laws are rooted in the so-called "honor codes" prevalent amongst tribes in the Middle East, Hamarneh explained. The laws were designed to restore honor to a rape victim in the eyes of her family following an attack. Ten Arab states ...
Article 308: Jordan to scrap marriage loophole for rapistsBBC News
Rapists who marry their victims no longer spared conviction in JordanRT
Activists applaud Royal committee's recommendations on women rightsJordan Times
Jordan Times
all 18 news articles »

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