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No women, no progress, development experts warn

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-09-17

Norway, Switzerland, Australia, Ireland and Germany topped the index, which ranks countries according to their progress in health, education and income

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'No need for birth control': Tanzanian president's views cause outrage

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2018-09-12

John Magufuli says people who use contraceptives are lazy, and outsiders who promote birth control are giving bad advice

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Argentina senate rejects bill to legalise abortion

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-08-09

Lawmakers debated for more than 15 hours and voted 38 against to 31 in favour, despite the fact opinion polls showed the bill had strong public support

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Somali 10-year-old dies after undergoing female genital mutilation

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-07-23

A 10-year-old girl in central Somalia has died after undergoing FGM, prompting calls from campaigners to criminalise the internationally condemned practice in a country

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Failure to educate girls could cost world $30 trillion - report

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-07-13

Failing to let girls finish their education could cost the world as much as $30 trillion in lost earnings and productivity, yet more than 130 million girls are out of school globally

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Breakthrough made in fight to end virginity testing in Afghanistan

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-07-06

New policy will stop clinics and hospitals from performing examinations that lead to imprisonment and exclusion

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Rape of 7-yr-old girl sparks angry protests in India

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-07-02

Thousands of people took to the streets in central India this week demanding the death penalty for assailants who raped a seven-year-old girl

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India most dangerous country for women with sexual violence rife - global poll

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-06-26

War-torn Afghanistan and Syria ranked second and third in the Thomson Reuters Foundation survey of about 550 experts on women's issues

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Upskirting to be made criminal offence with two-year prison sentence under proposed law

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-06-15

“Upskirting” is to become a criminal offence punishable by up to two years in prison under a proposed new law

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Swedish Airport Advises Girls to Tuck a Spoon in Their Underwear

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-06-07

Girls in Sweden who are at risk of being taken abroad for forced marriage or female genital mutilation (FGM) have been advised to tuck a spoon into their underwear as a last-ditch method

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