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Saudi reform continues as women given freedom to open businesses

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-02-19

Women in Saudi Arabia have been given the go-ahead to start businesses without the permission of a male guardian, the Saudi government announced

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Give women more time to give birth, make choices - WHO

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-02-16

Women in labour should be given more time to give birth and have fewer medical interventions, while participating more in decision-making, the World Health Organization (WHO) said

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Emma Watson backs BFI and Bafta guidelines to combat harassment and bullying in the film industry

Category: Culture 

2018-02-15

The eight principles outline a shared responsibility to respect others and to take a zero-tolerance approach to any form of harassment

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Oxfam's deputy CEO resigns over sex crimes scandal

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-02-14

Oxfam's deputy chief executive has resigned amid a growing sex crimes scandal involving the organization's aid workers in Haiti and Chad

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This Is Why Uma Thurman Is Angry

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-02-05

She has been raped. She has been sexually assaulted. She has been mangled in hot steel. She has been betrayed and gaslighted by those she trusted

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Spanish stars to stage red fan protest at cinema prize ceremony

Category: Culture 

2018-02-02

Hollywood women wore all black to the Golden Globes last month in the #TimesUp campaign against sexual misconduct in the film industry and Spanish stars are poised to stage their own version at the Goyas

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Six male BBC presenters agree to pay cuts

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-01-26

Six of the BBC's leading male presenters have agreed to take pay cuts after revelations over equal salaries

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Liberia bans female genital mutilation - but only for a year

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-01-26

The ban makes it an offence to perform FGM on anyone under 18 but it can still be carried out on adults with their consent

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Pope Francis speaks of shame for clergy abuse of children in Chile

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-01-17

Pope Francis has publically expressed 'pain and shame' over the rape and molestation of children by priests in Chile

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H&M closes all its stores in South Africa after protests

Category: Events 

2018-01-15

The protesters were reacting to an ad in which a black child wore a sweatshirt that bore the slogan "coolest monkey in the jungle."

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