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Iran chess ref Shohreh Bayat fears returning home over hijab row

Category: Sport 

2020-01-16

She now feels unsafe to return to Iran, where women can be arrested for violating strict Islamic dress code

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Turkey's women lawmakers stage Las Tesis 'rapist is you' protest

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-12-16

Female Turkish lawmakers staged a protest in Turkey's general assembly, singing viral Chilean feminist anthem "The rapist is you" to highlight the crisis of femicide in the country

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Indians demand swift action against rapists as protests spread after woman's murder

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-12-03

Protesters are calling for swifter justice, with tens of thousands of rape cases stuck in a slow and cumbersome legal system

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Congo court hands life sentence to warlord for murder, sexual violence

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-11-21

United Nations investigators say his forces were responsible for abducting and repeatedly gang raping at least 17 women in a cave last year

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Five men acquitted of gang-raping teenager in Spain

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-11-01

A court in Barcelona has acquitted five men accused of gang-raping a 14 year old girl of the charge of sexual assault

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Among babies and pregnant mothers, a death every 11 seconds, says UN

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-09-19

Levels of maternal deaths are nearly 50 times higher for women in sub-Saharan Africa than in wealthy countries, and their babies are 10 times more likely to die in their first month of life

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Indian mother, daughter have heads shaved after resisting gang rape

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-07-01

India has a grim record of sexual violence against women despite legal reforms after the gang rape of a Delhi student on a bus in December 2012, which triggered global outrage

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Girl beaten to death by brothers for refusing to marry man who offered family 40 cows

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-05-01

A young woman in South Sudan has been beaten to death by her brothers for refusing to marry a suitor who is said to have offered her family 40 cows as dowry

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Post-Soviet countries urged to fix laws that let rapists off hook

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-01-17

Flawed legislation combined with sexist attitudes across the region mean girls and women are often blamed for provoking sexual violence

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Amsterdam reveals plans to change face of red-light district

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2018-11-02

The Dutch capital’s first female mayor, will launch a fresh push to change the face of the streets around the city’s docks next year and make life tolerable for the women working there

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