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11 - 20
Sudan man to appeal wife's apostasy sentence
Concern voiced for health of Mariam Ishag, sentenced to death by court for marrying Christian man.
Last updated: 18 May 2014 11:16 GMT
Sudan plays down death sentence for apostasy
Amid global outcry, Sudanese government says pregnant Christian has chance to appeal penalty for changing religion.
Last updated: 17 May 2014 12:31 GMT
Sudan: A misconception of apostasy
Sudan's recent apostasy death sentence is a manifestation of the wrongful use of religion in politics.
Dallia M Abdelmoniem
Last updated: 17 May 2014 11:16 GMT
Sudan woman gets death sentence for apostasy
Judge orders Mariam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag to be hanged for apostasy and given 100 lashes for adultery, prompting protests.
Last updated: 17 May 2014 07:21 GMT
Sudan woman faces death penalty for apostasy
Court gives Mariam Yahya until Thursday to abandon her Christian religion or face death sentence.
Last updated: 15 May 2014 06:37 GMT
UAE mothers divided over breastfeeding law
Debate heats up as UAE considers new law requiring mothers to nurse their children until the age of two.
Last updated: 22 Apr 2014 09:47 GMT
Upsurge in Palestinian 'honour killings'
Rights groups demand new laws to protect women from family violence after a spate of deaths.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2014 12:43 GMT
Afghan women face increasing abuse
Rise in poverty appears to be correlated with more physical and sexual violence against women.
Last updated: 26 Feb 2014 12:37 GMT
Afghanistan's populist prince
Country's first president's nephew, and former king's grandson Nadir Naim hopes to serve the nation if he wins at polls.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2013 08:02 GMT
Teenage Syrian refugees wed 'for protection'
Girls as young as 14 are being married off, fearing attacks in the world's second-largest refugee camp.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2013 07:06 GMT
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