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Honduras bans child marriages and removes parental permission exception

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-07-14

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

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-04-20

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
2015-12-04

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
2014-07-23

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 

2014-01-10

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
2013-10-30

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
2013-10-04

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
2013-06-05

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
2013-04-23

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
2013-01-30

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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