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Jordan must act to end violence against women, UN rights expert says

Jordan must take further steps to eradicate violence against women and ensure gender equality, an independent United Nations human rights expert said today.

Afghanistan has ‘long way to go’ in protecting women from violence – UN report

There is a long way to go before the rights of Afghan women are fully protected, says a United Nations report released today, noting that the Government has not yet succeeded in applying a two-year-old landmark law to the vast majority of cases of violence against women.