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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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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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Fashion giants LVMH and Kering ban size zero models

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-09-07

All their fashion brands have committed to banning models below French size 34 for women and 44 for men

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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

Category: It`s interesting to know 

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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