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Brazilian goalkeeper charged with torture and murder of ex-girlfriend - 'Mistakes happen. I’m not a bad guy'

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-03-23

A Brazilian soccer player who had his mistress murdered and fed to dogs claims he is "starting over."

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Pianist Elisso Bolkvadze, Angelina Jolie pay tribute to late UN diplomat de Mello

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-03-16

Famous Georgian pianist Elisso Bolkvadze joined star actor and UNESCO Special Envoy Angelina Jolie for a special tribute to the late United Nations (UN) diplomat Sergio Veira de Mello

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Ireland passes law making it a crime to buy sex

Category: Trafficking 

2017-02-24

Some sex workers say the crackdown will drive prostitution underground, placing women at greater risk by forcing them to work in more isolated areas

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UK names Cressida Dick as London's first female police chief

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-02-23

Cressida Dick, who was national director for security during the 2012 Olympic Games, is now the most senior officer in the country

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Will the Rio Olympics set a new world record for women athletes?

Category: Sport 

Umberto Bacchi
2016-08-04

The 2012 Games were the first where women competed in every sport, but they only accounted for 44 percent of competitors

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Georgia's conservative Olympic outfit scorned by women's rights activists

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

Umberto Bacchi
2016-08-01

Women's rights activists in Georgia have urged the country's Olympic Committee to pick a more liberal design for its female athletes

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German trains to offer “women and children only” cars

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-03-29

The German Regionbahn line said that two trains, the Leipzig and Chemitz lines, would now have the segregated cars, joining a handful of other countries that have separate cars...

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Women use 5,000 euphemisms to ease pain of talking about periods

Category: Gender in the world 

Alex Whiting
2016-03-02

"Having the painters in", "shark week", "on the rag" and "Bloody Mary" are all euphemisms for the same thing: menstruation, a subject that is still taboo in many countries in the world

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Women to lose out in jobs revolution, WEF warns

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-01-18

Survey on future of working life predicts white collar and administrative roles to see the greatest job losses

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Religious sisters posing as prostitutes to save sex slaves eye expansion

Category: Trafficking 

Ellen Wulfhorst
2015-11-19

An army of religious sisters who rescue victims of human trafficking by posing as prostitutes to infiltrate brothels and buying children being sold into slavery, is expanding to 140 countries

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