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France arrests at least two people a day for buying sex under new law - charity

Category: Trafficking 

2017-04-18

"Sex buyers are now recognised as people who sexually exploit women in vulnerable situations with their financial power"

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Pianist Elisso Bolkvadze, Angelina Jolie pay tribute to late UN diplomat de Mello

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-03-16

Famous Georgian pianist Elisso Bolkvadze joined star actor and UNESCO Special Envoy Angelina Jolie for a special tribute to the late United Nations (UN) diplomat Sergio Veira de Mello

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Political power "firmly in men's hands," global parliamentary official says

Category: Gender policy 

2017-03-16

Progress getting women and men in equal numbers among the world's political leaders is at a near standstill

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European court rules employers can ban women from wearing Islamic headscarves and religious symbols

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-03-14

The European Court of Justice has ruled that companies can ban employees from wearing the Islamic headscarf, but only as part of prohibitions including other religious symbols

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Marine Le Pen abruptly cancels meeting with top Lebanese cleric over hijab

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-02-22

During a two-day visit to Lebanon, meant to strengthen her foreign policy credentials, far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen..

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May urged to enact law to ensure 45% of candidates are women by 2030

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-01-10

Women and equalities committee call for fines for non-compliant parties as UK slips to 48th in world for female representation

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Where are the women? Sweden's top diplomat wants to know

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-01-10

"You cannot have sustainable peace if you exclude half of the population." - Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom

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François Hollande pardons woman for murder of husband

Category: Gender based violence 

2016-12-29

Jacqueline Sauvage receives presidential pardon and is released from prison in ‘strong message’ to domestic abuse victims

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Woman who got death threats for posting photo not wearing a hijab arrested in Saudi Arabia

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-12-13

A young woman in Saudi Arabia has been arrested in Riyadh, the nation’s capital, about two weeks after sharing a photo on social media showing herself not wearing a hijab

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Angela Merkel calls for burqa ban 'wherever legally possible' in Germany

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-12-07

The full-face veil is not acceptable in our country," she told delegates in Essen, sparking rapturous applause. "It should be banned, wherever it is legally possible.

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