Monday, August 17, 2009

Afghanistan's contentious family law quietly enacted


Women's rights activists alleged Monday that Afghan President Hamid Karzai has used a constitutional loophole to enact a law that allows minority Shiite Muslim husbands to refuse food and money to their wives if they deny them sex.
Considering Canada's current involvement in Afghanistan this should be of extreme importance to our Government, and it would be a shame and an embarrassment if left un-challenged.

Read the full article here.

RELATED: Video from (no embed available) "Afghan women fight for rights"

8 out of 10 women suffer domestic violence, 60% forced into marriage AS CHILDREN. And all this after the intervention of the Western Coalition.

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