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Angelina Jolie pushes for women to be part of Afghan peace talks

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-04-01

Some women fear losing freedoms gained since the Taliban was overthrown, and complain their voices are being sidelined

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Uhlenbeck receives Abel Prize for geometric analysis

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-03-20

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has awarded the Abel Prize for 2019 to Karen Uhlenbeck, a visiting senior research scholar in mathematics at Princeton

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Oscar win seen ending shame about menstruation that puts women at risk

Category: Culture 

2019-02-26

For many women in South Asia, especially adolescent girls, menstruation is shameful and uncomfortable

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Maryse Condé wins the the New Academy Prize in Literature

Category: Culture 

2018-10-15

The New Academy Prize in Literature 2018 is awarded to Guadeloupean author Maryse Condé. This was announced at the Stockholm Public Library

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Canada’s Donna Strickland one of three scientists to win Nobel Prize in physics

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-10-03

A Canadian professor ended a 55-year drought for female physicists when she was awarded the prestigious Nobel Prize for physics

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Michelle Bachelet of Chile Nominated to Be Next UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-08-09

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has nominated Michelle Bachelet, a former president of Chile, to become the next UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

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Manhattan prosecutor brings new charges against Harvey Weinstein

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-07-03

The Manhattan district attorney on Monday announced new criminal charges against film producer Harvey Weinstein, who had been charged with rape and a criminal sexual act in May

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Hollywood mogul Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape-lawyer

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-06-06

Weinstein, 66, entered his plea in Manhattan Supreme Court on Tuesday morning after a grand jury indicted him last week in two cases

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Nobel Literature prize award postponed amid turmoil over sex scandal

Category: Culture 

2018-05-07

Photographer and cultural figure Jean-Claude Arnault, who is married to Academy member and author Katarina Frostenson, denies all allegations of sexual misconduct

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Academy President John Bailey Will Continue to Serve After Board of Governors Decline to Pursue Harassment Claim

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-03-28

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Board of Governors met to hear findings of a review into a single sexual harassment allegation made against Academy president John Bailey

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