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Sex Discriminatory Laws Still Prevalent In Many Countries, Violating International Conventions, Declarations, Report Shows

Inter Press Service: Sexist Laws Still Thrive Worldwide
“A rash of sex discriminatory laws — including the legalization of polygamy, marital rape, abduction, and the justification of violence against women — remains in statute books around the world. In a new report … the New York-based Equality Now has identified dozens of countries … which have continued with discriminatory laws in violation of international conventions and U.N. declarations…” (Deen, 2/18).

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