Gilan Mohammadi(f) and Gholamali Eskandari(m) were released from prison in the central Iranian city of Esfahan on 4 October following their acquittal in a retrial after their convictions for â€œadultery while being marriedâ€? were quashed by the Head of the Judiciary.
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Pakistan: Woman Sentenced to Death for Blasphemy (UA 266/14)
Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi, sentenced to death for blasphemy in 2010, has had her appeal rejected by the Lahore High Court of Appeal.
The participation of Afghan women in shaping their country’s future and engaging as equal partners will help improve and secure their political status, security, economic and social well-being, and uphold their human rights.