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Why The World Wants #JusticeForNoura

It’s heartbreaking to think that we live in a world which sentences a teenage girl to death because she killed her rapist husband; this is the story of Noura Hussein, a 19-year-old Sudanese girl that is facing, in these days, the terrible sentence the court has given her, hoping that there will be changes and that she will decide her own fate. Noura was forced into child marriage, an issue that is still, sadly, common


Salvadoran Teen Rape Victim Receives 30 Years in Prison for Death of Her Stillborn Baby

A judge in a Salvadoran court sentenced 19-year-old Evelyn Beatriz Hernandez Cruz to three decades in prison for aggravated homicide after Hernandez gave birth to a stillborn child in April of 2016. The judge justified the ruling on the basis that Hernandez, a woman that according to The Guardian is “from a small rural community in Cuscatlán” in El Salvador, did not seek proper antenatal care, causing her to have a stillbirth in her third

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