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Rawwash asked for women dignity


With the presence of number of women members of the Senate, women MP’s and representatives of civil society organizations, Daem for media held coordination meeting on lobbying program to amend Article 308 of the Penal code which exempts the offender from punishment when his marriage to the victim’s law.

The general coordinator of the program Ms. Rama Rawwash express the statement and result of her team meetings during the last period with the various parliamentary blocs and events in the various governorates of the Kingdom, where the team put forward amendments required to be taken into account from various quarters, which held meetings with them, and that summed up the need to limit the article to the crime of rape not fall right General on the offender even if he marries the victim in addition to prevent the application of this Article in case the crime is a minor or in the case of repetition, and assured the team that tribal law stricter rape her in civil law crimes.

The attendees agreed to discuss these recommendations with those they represent and the private forum Jordanian parliamentarians before a meeting with the Legal Committee of the House of Representatives has also been previously agreed to discuss the amendments out convincing to this article reservation community security and dignity of women.

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