- Gender-Based Violence
- Politics and Policy
Lebanon Repeals ‘Marry-Your-Rapist’ Law, But Equality Is a Long Way Off
Lebanon is the latest country to close a legal loophole allowing rapists to escape punishment by marrying the women they raped. But more work needs to be done on legislating for women’s rights, writes Lina Abirafeh of the Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World.