Nearly half Saudi women are beaten up by their husbands or other family members at home and many of them are hit by sticks and head cover, according to a university study.
Saudi Women Beaten W/Sticks and Sharp Objects, by Fathers, Brothers and Sons for “Religious Motives”
Finger-breaking isn’t the traditional punishment for premeditated Ramadan eating. That’s one month in prison in the Palestinian Authority, under a criminal code paid for by Uncle Sam. In Morocco, it’s three months. In Borneo, it’s six months. In Pakistan, the police beat you with their belts. In France, it’s a beating. In Berlin, it’s two broken fingers.
by Michael O’Brien Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) suggested Monday that domestic violence by men has increased due to U.S. joblessness. Reid, speaking in the midst of a Senate debate over whether to pass a $15 billion package meant to spur job creation, appeared to argue that joblessness would lead to more domestic violence. […]