Jordanian Parliament Repeals 'marry The Rapist' Clause

Jordan's parliament removes 'marry the rapist' clause from penal code in major victory for women's rights

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  • Jordanian parliament repeals ‘marry the rapist’ clause
    Amman: The lower house of Jordan’s parliament on Tuesday scrapped a provision in the kingdom’s penal code that allowed a rapist to escape punishment if he married his victim. Cheers erupted from the s...
    08/1/2017 - 4:06 am | View Link
  • Jordanian parliament repeals 'marry the rapist' clause
    The lower house of Jordan's parliament on Tuesday scrapped a provision in the kingdom's penal code that allowed a rapist to escape punishment if he married his victim. Cheers and applause erupted from ...
    08/1/2017 - 4:02 am | View Link
  • Jordanian parliament repeals 'marry the rapist' clause as option to escape punishment
    AMMAN, Jordan — The repeal of a Jordanian law that allowed a rapist to escape prison by marrying his victim was bittersweet news for a Jordanian woman whose daughter was assaulted when she was just 13 ...
    08/1/2017 - 2:16 am | View Link
  • Jordanian parliament repeals 'marry the rapist' clause
    The lower house of Jordan's parliament on Tuesday scrapped a provision in the kingdom's penal code that allowed a rapist to escape punishment if he married his victim. Cheers erupted from the spectato...
    07/31/2017 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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