Will Jordan Abolish A Law That Protects Rapists?

Will Jordan abolish a law that protects rapists?

After more than a decade of lobbying and campaigning, women’s rights activists and officials in Jordan say they are closer than ever to abolishing a law allowing rapists to escape punishment if they marry their victim. This week, the Jordanian government voted to get rid of Article 308 of the Penal Code. The article permits pardoning…

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