Issue 39

Volume 10

Dhul Qadah 1443

Issue 39 June 2022
ISSN 24102237

A New Arab Legal Declaration to Combat all Forms of Violence against Women

By: Prof. Badria A. Al-Awadi

In an official collective Arab human rights initiative, the League of Arab States endorsed a new declaration to protect women and girls from all forms of violence. This declaration is important because it coincides with the increase in the frequency of crimes of violence against women in a number of Arab countries, and the rise of human rights and social voices calling for the adoption of practical and effective measures to address these crimes which have turned into a phenomenon covered with false justifications that cannot be accepted.

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