Acid Attacks in Afganistan

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Acid Attacks in Afganistan

  1. 1. Acid Attacks In Afghanistan
  2. 2. Acid attacks violating human rights 1. Violation of human dignity 2. Violation of the right to liberty and personal security 3. Violation of the right to participate in public affairs Not: All this rights listed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Conventions
  3. 3. The constitution • Article 29: 1. Acts contrary to human dignity of any kind is prohibited • 1. Punishment of any violation of human dignity is prohibited •
  4. 4. Acid Attacks is a crime Law on Elimination of Violence Against Women • Article 5: Acid attacks is a violence against women and a crime • • Article 20: The doer of action will be sentenced to 10 to 20 years Imprisonment •
  5. 5. The situation in Afghanistan • Acid attack by Mujahideen in 1971 and was promoted • • Female students were attacked by fundamentalist parties •
  6. 6. Reasons 1. Prevention of higher education for girls • 2. Modeling neighbors • 3. The political use of women's rights • 4. Demonstrate the political power •
  7. 7. The situation in Afghanistan-2 • In the past three years, the AIHRC has not recorded any cases of acid attack • • Four years ago, only one case was recorded •
  8. 8. Resources • The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Afghanistan Constitution, ratified in 1382 • The Ministry of Justice, Law on Elimination of Violence Against Women, date of issue:

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