Mauritanian women face prosecution for reporting rape: NGO

Is this a different planet or something out of the Middle Ages or before?

The country's legal code does not define rape or address the notion of consent, HRW said, and victims who cannot prove the assault risk being charged with "zina", or sex outside marriage.


For there not to be correct laws in place and enforced, men who rape must be in charge.

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