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Britain to ban all ads that objectify women or promote gender stereotypes

Category: Gender in the world 


2017-07-20

Britain’s advertising regulator announced that new rules are under development to ban advertisements that promote gender stereotypes, sexually objectify women

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Jane Austen takes pride of place on Britain's new plastic tenner

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-07-19

The Bank of England unveiled its first plastic 10 pound note on Tuesday, which features 19th century British novelist Jane Austen and will be available to the public from September

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British court rejects bid for free abortions for Northern Ireland women

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-06-15

Abortion is only permitted in Northern Ireland if a woman's life is at risk or if there is a risk of permanent and serious damage to her health.

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London mayor Khan urged to lead campaign on female genital mutilation

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-04-25

An estimated 170,000 women and girls in Britain have undergone FGM and 65,000 pre-teen girls are thought to be at risk

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MPs accuse UK paper of "moronic sexism" over "Legs-it" front page

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-03-29

Coverage has generated torrent of criticism on Twitter with members of the public branding it as "utterly puerile" and "sexist, derogatory trash journalism"

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Girl aged 11 set to become Britain's youngest mother

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2017-03-17

Britain’s current youngest mum gave birth in 2014 when she was 12 and the father was 13 - giving them the lowest combined age of any British parents

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Dutch minister calls on UK to join safe abortion fund after Trump ban

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-02-24

Twenty countries aim to raise $600m to fill gap left by Donald Trump’s ban on funding for pro-abortion NGOs in developing world

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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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Britain’s Celebrities Urge Government to Admit More Child Refugees

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-02-15

Only 200 unaccompanied children have been accepted under the nine-month plan. Another 150 will be admitted in the next few weeks before it is closed

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Women shouldn't be asked to wear high heels, make up at work, UK inquiry says

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-01-25

Lawmakers conduct inquiry into workplace dress codes after petition launched by London worker who was sent home for refusing to wear high heels at work

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