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Saudi Arabia freezes Canada trade ties for urging activists' release

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-08-07

Saudi Arabia has said it is freezing all new trade with Canada and expelling its ambassador over its "interference" in the kingdom's domestic affairs

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Colombia shatters glass ceiling with gender-equal cabinet

Category: Gender policy 

2018-07-27

Colombia is to get its first female interior minister with women heading other key ministries including justice and energy

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Somali 10-year-old dies after undergoing female genital mutilation

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-07-23

A 10-year-old girl in central Somalia has died after undergoing FGM, prompting calls from campaigners to criminalise the internationally condemned practice in a country

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Spain to outlaw sex without explicit consent after outcry

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-07-19

The change in law was sparked after five men were cleared of gang-raping an 18-year-old woman at the Pamplona bull-running festival

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Mother Teresa India charity 'sold babies'

Category: Trafficking 

2018-07-05

A woman working at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand has been arrested for allegedly selling a 14-day-old baby

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Tamara Mearakishvili tells reasons for her hunger strike

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

2018-07-04

Tamara Mearakishvili, a South-Ossetian activist, who went on a hunger strike in connection with the criminal prosecution, including on charges of defaming the ruling party "United Ossetia"

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Fury over Peru president’s reaction to woman’s murder by stalker

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-06-05

Women’s rights activists in Peru have expressed outrage after the country’s president responded to the murder of a woman who was burned to death by a stalker by saying “sometimes that’s how life is”

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Save the Children report says 1.2bn children at risk

Category: Events 

2018-05-31

The charity's second End of Childhood index says more than 1.2 billion children face these threats, with 153 million facing all three

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Embattled Missouri Governor Eric Greitens resigns amid scandals

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-05-30

Embattled Missouri Governor Eric Greitens announced on Tuesday he will resign over the scandals that have dominated his tenure

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Ireland quietly comes to terms with dramatic change after abortion vote

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-05-28

Vote overturns a law which, for decades, has forced over 3,000 women to travel to Britain each year for terminations that they could not legally have in their own country

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