Morocco: Human Rights Violations Under Article 475

In Morocco, a 15 year old girl experienced constant harassment and threats from a 35 year old man in her town.  He waited for her each day outside of her school and on several occasions told her, “I will force you to marry me.”  One day, he abducted and raped her at knifepoint.  The victim … Continue reading Morocco: Human Rights Violations Under Article 475

Familiar violence and new hope. Indian tragedy may inspire change

By Cheryl Thomas I am sure many of you have been following the news about the horrific rape of the woman in India.  Linked here is a New York Times article that I found especially poignant, where the author describes her own experience of a `rape culture’. I have very much appreciated the outrage and … Continue reading Familiar violence and new hope. Indian tragedy may inspire change