THE WORLDPOST
09/14/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Afghan Women May Be Deprived Of Food If They Disobey Husband's Sexual Demands, According To New Law

Afghanistan has quietly passed a law permitting Shia men to deny their wives food and sustenance if they refuse to obey their husbands' sexual demands, despite international outrage over an earlier version of the legislation which President Hamid Karzai had promised to review.

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