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Ministry of Women Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan strongly condemns recent violence against women in Herat Province

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Ministry of Women Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan strongly condemns recent violence against women in Herat Province.

Tarmina 17th year old girl stabbed murdered by her fiancé . Also, two other women named Qamrgul 20th -year-old and Zainab 21st -year-old, who was pregnant as a result of domestic violence hanged loop their self in this province.

This is the fourth case of violence in the past two weeks in the province.

Ministry of Women Affairs expressed his concern over the recent violence against women in province, and wants from security institutions that arrest violence’s perpetrators soon and claws to justices.

Violence against women is an indecent act against the Islamic and cultural values ​​of our society. Cooperation, Sustained combat and comprehensive efforts of religious scholars and tribal elders have an important role in the eradication of this phenomenon to keep the society free from violence.