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Honduras bans child marriages and removes parental permission exception

Category: Gender in the world 


Enforcing the law will be hardest in indigenous communities and poor rural areas in Honduras where child marriage is most prevalent

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US Celebrates Contribution of 10 Young Global Leaders

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Ten remarkable young people from around the world will be recognized by the SD for their efforts to create constructive social change at the inaugural Global Emerging Young Leaders Award

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Dominican Republic's top court reinstates total abortion ban

Category: Gender in the world 

Anastasia Moloney

A decision by the Dominican Republic's constitutional court to reinstate a total ban on abortion is putting women's lives at risk, rights groups said

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One in four HIV-positive women in Central America pressured to sterilise - study

Category: Gender based violence 

Katie Nguyen

HIV-positive women in Central America are being pressured to undergo sterilisation by prejudiced health workers and misled about the risk of the virus being transmitted to their unborn children, a study showed

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Protect trafficking victims, punish perpetrators

Category: Trafficking 


An independent United Nations human rights expert today called on the Government of Belize to adopt a comprehensive programme to protect and assist victims of trafficking....

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World must focus on younger girls to eradicate teen pregnancy -report

Category: Gender in the world 

Maria Caspani and Anastasia Moloney

Every year, 7.3 million adolescent girls give birth in developing countries, 2 million of them under the age of 15, according to UNFPA

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Baby-snatching for illegal adoption hits the headlines in Guatemala

Category: Trafficking 

Anastasia Moloney

They are known in Guatemala as jaladores – people who snatch babies from mothers’ arms in the street and in hospitals or who trick mothers into giving up their children for adoption

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Abortion bans put lives at risk and women in prison

Category: Gender in the world 

Anastasia Moloney

El Salvador’s decision to deny an ill woman carrying a malformed foetus an abortion highlights the region’s draconian abortion laws that are putting women’s lives at risk and landing them in jail

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Pope Francis 'to appoint more women to key Vatican posts'

Category: Gender in the world 

Tom Kington

Senior Catholic cardinals appointed by Pope Francis to shake up the Vatican's secretive bureaucracy have called for more key jobs at the Holy See to be handed to women

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Women in Latin America and the Caribbean subject to widespread sexual violence

Category: Gender in the world 

Gerry Adams

Intimate partner and sexual violence against women is widespread in parts of Latin America and the Caribbean, according to a report published by PAHO, the Pan American Health Organization, a regional branch of the World Health Organization.

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