An Afghan woman who allegedly set herself on fire due to family violence shows her scars. Photo: EPA An Afghan woman who allegedly set herself on fire due to family violence shows her scars. Photo: EPA
An Afghan woman who allegedly set herself on fire due to family violence shows her scars. Photo: EPA

Hamid Karzai rejects law protecting abusers of Afghan women

New code in Afghanistan sought to ban relatives from testifying against each other, halting prosecution of domestic violence cases

An Afghan woman who allegedly set herself on fire due to family violence shows her scars. Photo: EPA An Afghan woman who allegedly set herself on fire due to family violence shows her scars. Photo: EPA
An Afghan woman who allegedly set herself on fire due to family violence shows her scars. Photo: EPA
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