Friday Links — August, 14, 2009

  • Egypt has made its first arrest against female genital cutting.
  • The Dawn remembers Nazia Hassan ten years after her death.
  • Turkish and Moroccan girls in the Netherlands often do not seek help when they have been raped or assaulted.
  • Meanwhile, in Mali, a newly-adopted family code in Mali that changes marriage laws and expands girls’ rights is eliciting vows to block the law from Muslim leaders.
  • Iran denies claims that male and female detainees have been raped and tortured in prison.

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