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603 million women live in countries where domestic violence is not a crime from The News International, 7/7/11

Thursday, July 07, 2011


The article reports, “Domestic violence is outlawed in 125 countries of the world, but globally, 603 million women live in countries where domestic violence is not considered a crime. The above mentioned and many other such interesting and contradicting dimensions make part of the UN Women’s first major report following the organisation’s launch in early 2011. The report titled ‘Progress of the World’s Women: In Pursuit of Justice’ says that justice remains out of the reach of millions of the world’s women.”

Read the full article at: http://www.thenews.com.pk/TodaysPrintDetail.aspx?ID=56370&Cat=6&dt=7/7/2011