SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - El Salvador lawmakers on Thursday unanimously voted to abolish a controversial, 23-year-old law that allowed men to marry underage girls they had impregnated, a practice that critics charged protected sexual assailants from criminal prosecution.
Lake Placid, Florida (The Weekly Vice) - Pedro Martinez, a 27-year-old Florida man was jailed Thursday after he allegedly impregnated a 13 year old girl, who's family then sought to marry her off to him. According to Lake Placid Pol...
SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - El Salvadoran President Salvador Sanchez Ceren criticized on Friday a Supreme Court ruling that would allow prosecutors to investigate crimes committed during a long civil war that ended nearly 25 years ago.
SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - El Salvador's Congress on Thursday passed legislation to remove the statute of limitations on sex crimes against minors as the country's church faces a growing number of abuse cases.
GENEVA (Reuters) - Iran must reform its laws that allows girls as young as nine to be executed for crimes or forced into sexual relations with older husbands, a United Nations watchdog said on Thursday.