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China considers scrapping birth limits by 2019 - Bloomberg

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-05-22

China is considering ending the limits it sets on the number of children a family can have, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter

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Where are the Women in Armenia's Revolution?

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

Sara Khojoyan
2018-05-18

Indeed, only two of the new government’s 17 ministers - for culture and for labour and social affairs - are women. All three deputy prime ministers are all men

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21st century slavery: European anti-trafficking experts raise the alarm over labour exploitation

Category: Trafficking 

2018-04-03

The report says that labour exploitation has emerged as the predominant form of trafficking in several European countries including Belgium, Cyprus, Georgia, Portugal, Serbia and the UK

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Thousands join "Black Friday" marches against Polish abortion restrictions

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-03-26

Tens of thousands of Poles dressed in black protested across the country against an attempt by the ruling conservatives and the powerful Catholic Church to ban most abortions

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Croatia pushes treaty on violence against women despite protests

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-03-22

The Croatian government urged parliament to ratify a European treaty designed to combat violence against women despite opposition within the ruling party

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Slovakia rejects treaty combating violence against women

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-02-23

Slovakia will not ratify a European treaty designed to combat violence against women, Prime Minister Robert Fico said bowing to opposition from junior coalition partner and religious groups

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She Ran From the Cut, and Helped Thousands of Other Girls Escape, Too

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-02-22

For Maasai families, the cutting ceremony is a celebration that transforms girls into women and marks daughters as eligible brides

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Trudeau promotes Time's Up, #MeToo movements in Davos speech

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-01-24

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged international leaders to do more to promote women's rights, including confronting widespread concerns over sexual misconduct and assault

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Treaty opposing violence against women will lead to "moral decay", Bulgarian church says

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-01-24

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church urged lawmakers not to ratify a treaty designed to combat violence against women and domestic violence, saying it was opening the door to "moral decay"

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At Davos, Pioneering Women Are Chosen to Lead Again

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-01-22

For four days in January, the seven chairwomen of the World Economic Forum in Davos will be the faces of successful women around the world

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