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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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UK House of Lords appoints Sarah Clarke as first female Black Rod

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-11-20

Black Rod, one of the most exotic figures in British parliamentary tradition, is to be a woman for the first time since the post was first recorded in 1361

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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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Tens of thousands march for abortion rights in Ireland

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-10-02

Thousands march to demand the loosening of some of the strictest abortion laws in the world ahead of a 2018 referendum on the issue

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Ireland set to vote on loosening abortion laws in May or June

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-09-28

Ireland plans to hold a referendum next May or June on whether it should loosen some of the strictest abortion laws in the world, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said

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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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Thousands of children sexting, police say

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-07-11

Nearly 400 children under the age of 12 have been spoken to by police in the last three years in England and Wales

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Malala Yousafzai graduates from high school

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-07-11

As The New York Times reports, the 19-year-old recently concluded her studies at a secondary school in Birmingham, England

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NHS attended to 9,000 FGM cases in England last year, report reveals

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-07-05

Report reveals slight drop on figures from 2016 – but Royal College of Nursing says number is not falling fast enough

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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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