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Sudanese Woman Faces 40 Lashes for Wearing Pants

POSTED: Wednesday, July 29, 2009 - 4:03pm
UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 9:52am

A Sudanese female journalist facing 40 lashes for wearing trousers in public in violation of the country's strict Islamic laws is resigning from a U.N. job that grants her immunity so she can challenge the law on women's public dress code.

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