What is happening to women in Afghanistan?
Women in Afghanistan face rising levels of domestic violence, abuse and exploitation. “We know that during times of crisis, violence against women and girls increases, says Elinor Raikes, IRC vice president and head of program delivery.
Are women safe in Afghanistan?
While safe houses for women did exist before the Taliban takeover – mostly in Kabul – these shelters were already perceived as shameful and immoral by many in Afghan society. We have talked to more than 200 women and men about violence against women and mental health across the country.
How many wives can you have in Yemen?
Men may have as many as four wives at the same time, though in practice it is rare for a man to take more than one wife.