In August 2017, Jordan banned a law that allowed rapists to escape punishment by marrying their victims. This was hot on the heels of Tunisia that repealed this law at the end of July, while Morocco overhauled its law in 2014 and Egypt repealed its law in 1999.
Tinotenda Chishiri is responsible for RAU’S advocacy activities which include identifying opportunities to influence policy and decision makers using organisational research and other products. She serves as the outreach and public affairs officer and plans and implements advocacy initiatives and campaigns for the organisation. She holds an Honours Degree in Political Science from the University of Zimbabwe. Her areas of interest are politics and gender. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org