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Church of England appoints first female Bishop of London

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-12-20

The Church of England allowed women to become priests in 1994 but only appointed its first female bishop in 2014

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Child sex abuse live streams rising at 'alarming rate' amid surge in 'cybersex trafficking'

Category: Trafficking 

2017-11-17

A new form of human trafficking that sees children forced to carry out sex acts while being live-streamed for paedophiles to watch online is growing at an “alarming rate”, a charity has warned

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UN peacekeeper in DR Congo honoured for combatting sexual violence on the frontlines

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-11-16

UN peacekeeper Major Seitebatso Pearl Block was commended for developing a Mission-wide, short message service campaign to combat gender-based abuse by connecting with women

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Women's progress index shows big gaps among and inside nations

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-10-26

Iceland and Norway are the best countries for women, and Syria and Afghanistan the worst, according to an index to be released that measures a host of global gains and failures

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Raise sons to be feminists like daughters, says Canada's Trudeau

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-10-12

"All of us benefit when women and girls have the same opportunities as men and boys - and it's on all of us to make that a reality"

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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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Women in developed countries more educated than men, but still earn less - OECD

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-10-04

If there was an equal number of female and male entrepreneurs, global GDP could rise by 2 percent, equivalent to about $1.5 trillion

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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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If we’re going to elevate women, some men are going to lose some power that they unjustly have

Category: Gender in the world 


2017-09-12

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau engaged in some frank talk, including what it’s going to take to achieve true gender parity. And he answered ‘the ultimate feminist question’

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Family Planning Gets $2.5 Billion Boost at London Summit

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-07-13

Under the shadow of Donald Trump’s proposed funding cuts, governments and NGOs have renewed their commitment to make family planning available to 120 million more women by 2020

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