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Author`s name Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey

Wife Beating: The divide line between cultural and human rights - Comments

In Pakistan, the Council of Islamic Ideology stated this week that it was acceptable for a husband to hit his wife if she refuses his commands and if she refuses to dress as he tells her, and that it was "un-Islamic" for a woman to leave an abusive husband and seek a shelter. In today's globalized world, where do universal human rights stand?

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