To heal society the first step is to ‘destigmatize’ rape

To heal society the first step is to ‘destigmatize’ rape

Jessica Buchleitner – WNN Opinion (WNN) GLOBAL: Although convicted of 13 counts of murder, 5 attempted murders, 11 sexual assaults and 14 burglaries, serial killer and rapist Richard Ramirez receives hundreds of letters every year from adoring women at San Quentin State Prison. Some arrive with lipsticked kisses and others with photographs. The state of California […]

MOROCCO: Ministry of Justice denies culpability after young bride suicide

MOROCCO: Ministry of Justice denies culpability after young bride suicide

Rachid Khouya – WNN Opinion (WNN/MWN): Smara, MOROCCO: Morocco’s Ministry of Justice has finally issued a statement regarding the controversy surrounding the tragic suicide of rape victim Amina Filali. According to the Ministry, the judge did not violate any court procedure when he issued a ruling that forced Amina to marry her rapist and tormentor. […]

Gender laws Morocco uphold dignity and the rights of women

Gender laws Morocco uphold dignity and the rights of women

Fatima Outaleb – WNN Opinion (WNN) Opinion Rabat, MOROCCO: According to a recent study by Morocco’s High Commission for Planning, the national institute for statistical analysis, 68 per cent of Moroccan women have experienced domestic violence and 48 per cent have been subjected to psychological abuse. This is a shocking statistic and reveals how much […]