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Lebanon joins the 21st century, abolishes ‘marry your rapist’ law

Lebanon joins the 21st century, abolishes ‘marry your rapist’ law
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Lebanon on Wednesday joined other Arab nations in abolishing a law that lets rapists escape punishment if they marry their victims in a move applauded by women’s rights campaigners. On the heels of Jordan scrapping its law earlier this month, and Tunisia doing so last month, Lebanese lawmakers voted to do away with article 522 […]

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