Jordan urged to stop imprisoning women for defying the wishes of men

Amnesty calls for end to detentions under male guardianship system Amnesty International has called on Jordan to end what it has described as an abusive system that jails women if they disobey their male guardians or have relationships deemed inappropriate. Despite recent efforts to give women better protections, Amnesty said in scrapping laws that allowed rapists to escape punishment provided they marry their victims. Amnesty said the country has in recent years carried out a number of reforms, including opening the Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways