Tag Archive: domestic violence

May 01 2013

Saudi advertising campaign not enough


Monica Lanfranco has written an article in Italy’s Il Fatto Quotidiano on the first Saudi campaign against domestic violence here. A poster of the educational campaign can be seen above. In the article she quotes me saying: This anti-violence campaign in Saudi Arabia is clearly in response to the public outrage over the death of …

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Dec 17 2011

Beating your wife honours her

Here’s a video clip of an Islamic ‘scholar’ speaking about the wife-beating ‘etiquette’ in Islam; he says ‘Allah honours wives by instating the punishment of beatings’. Yes, it is such a sign of respect and honour not to have a man shake your hand, to be segregated, to be veiled and to be beaten, amongst …

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