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Top Indian court urges ‘honour killing’ crackdown

NEW DELHI — India’s Supreme Court on Tuesday told state governments to “ruthlessly” stamp out so-called honour killings and warned that officials who fail to deal with the practice would be prosecuted. India has seen a recent upsurge in such crimes, which mainly involve young couples who marry outside their…

Women march for better life on International Women’s Day

PARIS – Women worldwide took to the streets Tuesday to mark the 100th International Women’s Day, with protests against honour killings, the objectification of women in Italy and the shooting of seven women in Ivory Coast. Drawing inspiration from the boardrooms of Finland and the toppling of autocratic regimes in…