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Morocco looks set to ease but not scrap ban on abortion

Emma Batha

Every day hundreds of Moroccan women and girls put their lives at risk by seeking backstreet abortions or trying to end unwanted pregnancies themselves with needles and poison

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Nobel laureate Malala urges world leaders to give all girls 12 years at school

Joseph D'Urso

Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, called on world leaders to give 12 years of free schooling to every child following a major education summit, saying this was critical for girls

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Seoul to allow women activists to march from North to South Korea

Ju-min Park and Seung Yun Oh

South Korea will allow an international women's group to enter the country on a planned march from North Korea by crossing the heavily-fortified demilitarised zone (DMZ)

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Audi for #womendrivers


A new campaign spearheaded by Audi aims to do just that by subverting #womendrivers and changing a negative to a positive

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Facebook to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour for contractors and vendors


Company also announces other benefits including 15 vacation days and a $4,000 bonus for having a child, as Fight for $15 movement gains steam across the US

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17 May - International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia


A new United Nations ‘Free & Equal’ campaign video highlighting the diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community..

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Why Some Male Members of Congress Won’t Be Alone with Female Staffers


It's no secret that Congress is dominated by men, but as women work to make inroads in the congressional boys club, some female staffers face a huge impediment to moving up..

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Indian child bride, now 19, faces $25,000 fine for rejecting marriage

Nita Bhalla

The family of a 19-year-old Indian girl has been ostracised and fined $25,000 by a village council after she rejected a marriage arranged when she was a baby, the girl and her parents

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Female African musicians unite in "Poverty is Sexist" campaign

Kieran Guilbert

Leading African female musicians have recorded a video of songs and instrumental music, joining a "Poverty is Sexist" campaign to put women and girls ...

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