Leniency in rape laws depends on vote in Mozambique, Africa (Women's News Network)

June 12, 2014 - 03:45

6/12/2014 -- Women's News Network -- "Leniency in rape laws depends on vote in Mozambique, Africa"

"With so little time left, we call on everyone to take action today with Equality Now and our partners in Mozambique to ensure that Mozambique removes damaging and discriminatory provisions in the draft Penal Code...Together we can ensure that all eyes are on Mozambique’s parliamentarians on June 17, 2014 to ensure they amend the new penal code in order to protect, enforce, and uphold the fundamental rights of women and girls." - Kimberly Brown, Legal Consultant, Equality Now [read more...]

Take Action: http://www.equalitynow.org/take_action/mozambique_action591