Many Syrian women cannot think of living an independent life - without the interference of male family members. But the civil war in their country has given them a chance.
The civil group Massirat Watan is walking for 52 days across its homeland in order to build a better future, free of sectarian and religious strife. But Prime Minister Hariri's resignation has revived fears of violence.
A UNHCR report has found that sexual violence towards boys and men stemming from the Syria conflict has been far more prevalent than was previously thought. Some of the victims were as young as 10, the oldest over 80.
Most of the refugees arriving in Melilla, a Spanish exclave in Northern Africa, are Syrians, Yemenis and Algerians. But no blacks apply for asylum at the border. Why is that? Santiago Saez reports from Melilla.
In the future, rapists in Lebanon would not be able to avoid jail time by marrying their victims. Lebanon lawmakers abolished the controversial law after Jordan, Tunisia, and several other Arab nations did the same.
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