Gruesome billboards of a woman in a bloodied and torn bridal gown appeared around Beirut recently, captioned in Arabic: “A white dress doesn’t cover up rape.” This spring, a women’s rights group, Abaad, hung similarly defiled gowns along the city’s famous seaside promenade.
"End Marry-Your-Rapist Laws, Activists Say. Mideast Listens." is from the July 22, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Somini Sengupta and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.