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11/16/2006 - Pakistan's Lower House Amends Rape Laws Punitive to Victims
Pakistan's lower house of parliament approved changes to the country's punitive rape laws yesterday....

3/13/2006 - Protests for Women's Rights Mark International Women's Day Across Asia
A series of protests and rallies for women's rights occurred in several Asian countries in the days leading up to International Women's Day, March 8....

7/12/2005 - Five Gang-Rape Suspects Arrested in Pakistan
In Chiniot, Pakistan, five men have been arrested for the gang-rape of Fauzia Altaf....

6/28/2005 - Victory for Pakistan Gang-Rape Victim
The Pakistan Supreme Court reopened the case of gang-rape victim Mukhtar Mai (also known as Mukhtaran Bibi) yesterday following pressure from human rights groups and governments worldwide....

6/16/2005 - Raped Woman Allowed to Leave Pakistan
After significant international pressure, the Pakistani government has removed travel restrictions it had placed on the survivor of an infamous gang rape....

4/26/2005 - Nigerian President Approves First Female Supreme Court Judge
Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has endorsed the appointment of the first female justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Aloma Mukhtar....

3/4/2005 - Village Gang-Rape Convicts Freed By Pakistani Court
Five of the six men sentenced to death by a Pakistani court for gang-raping a 30-year-old woman, Mukhtar Mai, were acquitted by a village council yesterday, angering the human rights community....

7/29/2002 - Pakistan: Police Response to Crimes Against Women Lacking
The suicide of a young woman raped at gunpoint follows a series of recent incidents in which horrific crimes against women in Pakistans Punjab province have been brought to the worlds attention....