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This Is The World’s Worst Case Of Women’s Rights Abuse And...

AFRICANGLOBE - The death sentence for a 19-year-old girl in Sudan who murdered her husband after he tried to rape her was named yesterday as the world’s worst court ruling for women’s rights this year. Noura Hussein was sentenced to death after a Sharia court, which follows Islamic religious laws, found her guilty of premeditated murder for stabbing her husband, whom she was forced to marry.

Sudan Court Convicts Pregnant Rape Victim

AFRICANGLOBE - An Ethiopian woman who was gang-raped in Sudan has been convicted of "indecent acts". The woman of 18 was three months' pregnant at the time of the attack.

Running Battles Over Fundamental Rights in North Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - Liberals, theocrats and soldiers in Egypt and Tunisia are fighting running battles over the powers and privileges they can enshrine in their founding political texts.

Ten Worst Countries to Be a Woman

There is not one single country where women can feel absolutely safe. In spite of real progress in women's rights around the globe – better laws, political participation, education and income – the bedrock problems that have dogged women for centuries remain. Even in wealthy countries, there are pockets of private pain where women are unprotected and under attack.

Can Rwanda Become a Model for Women’s Rights in East Africa?

The advancement of women's rights in Africa, and the obstacles and opportunities women face there will be the focus of the American Bar Association...