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Afghanistan Domestic Violence

Afghan Law 'Lets Women Batterers Off The Hook'

Posted 02.06.2014 | World

A new law approved by the Afghan parliament could have catastrophic implications for women in the country as it would silence victims of domestic viol...

Afghanistan: Domestic Violence Is On The Rise (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Violence against women in Afghanistan has risen to a disturbing level since the fall of the Taliban eight years ago. Regardless of a woman's marital s...

In Afghanistan, Idea Of Women's Rights Starts Taking Hold

Nytimes.com | KIRK SEMPLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Mariam was 11 in 2003 when her parents forced her to marry a blind, 41-year-old cleric. The bride price of $1,200 helped Mariam'...