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Pope names 1st woman manager in Vatican Secretariat of State

Category: Gender in the world 

2020-01-16

Pope Francis has tapped an Italian lawyer to be the first woman to hold a management position in the Vatican’s most important office, the Secretariat of State

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Britain elects record number of female lawmakers in 2019 election

Category: Gender policy 

2019-12-16

Women now represent just over a third of all members of parliament, taking 220 seats out of 650 in Britain's lower house compared to 208 in the previous election

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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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French paedophile surgeon may have had more than 250 victims

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-11-19

French prosecutors say a retired surgeon jailed since May 2017 for sexually abusing four girls may have had more than 250 victims

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Pressure mounts on Roman Polanski over new sexual assault allegation

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-11-11

The Oscar-winning director is threatening legal action against a French newspaper after a former actor claimed he violently raped her in the 1970s

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Iranian police arrest more women for the 'crime' of dancing

Category: Gender in the world 


2019-11-04

Sahra Afsharian, Sara Shariatmadari and Niloufar Motiei are known for shuffle dancing, which is a club dance characterized by repeatedly shuffling your feet inwards, then outwards

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Sarah Thomas: Woman first to swim Channel four times non-stop

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2019-09-17

A cancer survivor has become the first person to swim across the English Channel four times in a row non-stop

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Germany to criminalise 'disgusting' practice of upskirting

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-09-16

Upskirting has become an increasing concern in many countries - in many cases images or videos are shared on porn sites, social media or other platforms

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Venice Competition Lineup: Only Two Films Directed by Women Make the Cut

Category: Culture 

2019-07-26

“1 rapist. 2 women directors in competition….What else am I missing?” tweeted Melissa Silverstein, founder of the organization Women and Hollywood.

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Greta Thunberg to French MPs: you can ignore children, not scientists

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-07-24

'We are after all just children, you don't have to listen to us. But you do have to listen to the scientists, that is all we ask,' the teenage activist told French politicians

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