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Jordan: Rapists Escape Punishment By Marrying Victim


World  (tags: world, humanrights, Rape, marrying the victims, middle-east )

Rose
- 1527 days ago - asafeworldforwomen.org
ew figures released by experts and lawyers in Jordan, show that 95 percent of suspected rapists have escaped punishment by marrying their victims. The country is now seeing a growing opposition among legal experts and



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David B (28)
Tuesday October 8, 2013, 8:07 pm
How sick can sick be?
 

Sue H (7)
Tuesday October 8, 2013, 8:17 pm
Shame!!
 

Esther Z (94)
Tuesday October 8, 2013, 8:46 pm
I don't even know what to say about this, except how utterly appalling and disgusting this allowed legal statue is to the victim.
 

James Merit (144)
Tuesday October 8, 2013, 11:50 pm
No words...
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 1:50 am
These people and it's IMMORAL pitiful government are a disgrace to humanity. Disgusted. Thanks
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 2:31 am
I thought the situation in Jordan was much more "civilized"...
Thanks Rose for the good news :D
 

Vivien G (153)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 4:35 am
Outrageous!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

penny C (87)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 4:14 pm
so terrible.Thanks rose.
 

Elizabeth M (65)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 4:20 pm
Noted with disgust. “These forced marriages are disgusting and a violation of international law. The victim is being punished, sentenced to a kind of prison, where she daily risks further abuse.Thank You Rose for sharing.
 

Bob month away P (396)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 6:20 pm
is that not just so so wrong thanks Rose
 

GGmaSAway D (195)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 7:10 pm
UnF***ing Believable...The people allowing this have to be abusers also, or they wouldn't do this to those poor women. Talk about Traumatize.
 

Carole Sarcinello (338)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 7:16 pm

Disgusting opportunist misogeny!

Anyone who would exploit another human for sheer self-gratification, without regard for their victim's inherent rights to humanity . . .

Is a MONSTER!

To think that a governing body would find this further victimization as a remedy is unconscionable!

 

Caroline S (78)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 11:06 pm
."They see this type of marriage as the best solution, since a woman who has been raped is considered to dishonour the family". ??????
I can' t believe what I'm reading...It's so disgusting, appalling, absurd. it makes my blood boil }:-(((
 

Stan B (123)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 1:22 am
This doesn't surprise me one iota. It's the Muslim way of solving the problem.
 

Yvonne F (180)
Saturday October 12, 2013, 5:30 am
What a World we live in!!!!! Shame on the decision-makers wqhen they allow such horrible thing to happen!
Thanks Rose
 

(0)
Saturday October 12, 2013, 6:01 am
It may come as a surprise to many Care2 followers but only one country in the Middle East gives women equal rights and guess what? It does NOT have a majority of population that follows the religion of Islam.
 

Rekha S (0)
Saturday October 12, 2013, 9:21 am
This is outrageous and unacceptable! Needs to be stopped now.
 

Jessica K (103)
Monday October 14, 2013, 11:41 am
Insane. Thanks for posting, noted.
 

Judith C (159)
Thursday October 17, 2013, 3:47 pm
Noted. Criminal.
 
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