The security authorities in the city of Sirte in Libya revealed for the first time the details of a gang rape of a woman that took place in her home in front of her husband.
The Thinni government in Beida has produced new marriage fees which social media sites are protesting discriminate against Libyan women.
Libyan authorities today released 28 Eritreans and seven Nigerians who were captured and enslaved by Daesh in Sirte and had been held in detention since the jihadist group lost the city in December.
A delegation of Libyan tribal leaders and women leaders has called on the UN to take a balanced approach to the Libyan peace process, Inter Press Service reported.
Human Rights Solidarity (HRS) has urged for ending the ongoing violations and abuse against women and for the immediate release of hundreds of women, whom it said are being tortured under arbitrary imprisonment in several Libyan prisons.
The ban on women under 60 years of age travelling abroad alone has been suspended. Major-General Abdul Razzaq Al-Nazhuri, who originally made the decision, froze the declaration today following a wave of condemnation from Libyan political figures, civil society organisations and women’s groups.
The leadership of the Army of the House of Representatives (HoR) that led by General Khalifa Haftar had confirmed the women travel ban decision of the chief of staff, Abdul-Razek Al-Nadhouri.
Libyans on Monday denounced a decision by the country’s eastern authorities banning women under 60 from travelling abroad without a male guardian after alleged cases of women spying.
There is growing rejection of the decision by Abdul Razzaq Al-Nazhuri, the LNA’s chief of staff and its military governor from Ben Jawad to Derna, to ban women travelling abroad if not accompanied by a male guardian.
Wered vomits every morning. Her dream, like that of so many others, was to cross the Mediterrean to Europe to seek a better life for herself and her family. Now, at 16, she is pregnant after months of rape and abuse by Islamic State fighters, and locked in a Libyan …