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Brazil environmentalist Marina Silva to run for president in 2018

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-12-04

Former Brazilian senator and environmental minister Marina Silva said that she would seek her party's nomination to run for president next year

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Social media fills with "Me Too" stories of sexual harassment, assault

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-10-17

It started on Sunday with American actress Alyssa Milano calling on Twitter users to write "Me too" if they have ever been sexually assaulted or harassed

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Cairo named most dangerous megacity for women; London best - poll

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-10-16

Cairo is the world's most dangerous megacity for women while London is the best, according to the first international experts' poll

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Poor body image makes girls less assertive and risks health, study finds

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-10-06

Majority of those dissatisfied with their figure will skip meals and avoid friends, the doctor and clubs, says global beauty report

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Female footballers to climb Kilimanjaro to play highest match in history

Category: Sport 

2017-06-14

For many, the fight for equality is ongoing, which is why a group of women are to climb Mount Kilimanjaro and attempt to break the world record for the highest game

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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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