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BBC sees 'spike' in sexual harassment complaints

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-11-08

Director general Tony Hall commented: "As far as harassment, bullying and... sexual harassment goes, we should have zero tolerance"

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Girl, 16, paraded naked in Pakistan after 'honour' row

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-11-07

Villagers in a remote area of north-west Pakistan are in shock after armed men forced a 16-year-old girl to walk half-naked through the village, claiming it was to redeem their family honour

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More than half British women sexually harassed at work but few report it - poll

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-10-26

Of those who had been harassed, the survey found one in 10 women had been sexually assaulted, while sexual harassment had driven one in 10 women to quit their job or place of study

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French law requiring Photoshopped images of models to be labeled as such goes into effect

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-10-03

The “Photoshop law” will not apply to retouching hair or removing skin blemishes, as it is mostly aimed at avoiding images of “excessively thin” models.

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India girl 'raped by teachers' critical after abortion

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-09-21

A teenager in India who was allegedly raped by two school staff over a three-month period is in critical condition after being forced to have an abortion

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Nepal criminalises banishing menstruating women to huts

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-08-11

Lawmakers in Nepal have passed a law criminalising a practice that forces women from their homes during menstruation

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Thai granny completes university degree at 91

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-08-10

A 91-year-old woman from Thailand who says it's "never too late to study" has completed her bachelor's degree after more than 10 years of work

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India media storm over 10-year-old pregnant rape victim

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-08-07

A 10-year-old girl who is pregnant and has been refused an abortion is at the centre of a media storm in India

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FT journalists threaten to strike over gender pay gap

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-08-01

Email from union leaders to 600 staff talks of increasing sense that managers are ‘not taking the matter seriously enough’

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Thousands of children sexting, police say

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-07-11

Nearly 400 children under the age of 12 have been spoken to by police in the last three years in England and Wales

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