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India makes Islamic 'triple-talaq' instant divorce punishable by up to three years in prison

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-09-21

India has made the Islamic practice of "instant divorce" a criminal offence punishable by up to three years in prison

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Will support Triple Talaq Bill if alimony provision added: Congress women's chief

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-07-23

Sushmita Dev alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party government was trying to strike a quid pro quo with the passing of the Muslim Women Bill and the Women's Reservation Bill

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17 men arrested in ongoing gang rape of hearing impaired girl, 11, sending shockwaves through India

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-07-20

17 men had been arrested for allegedly raping and molesting a hearing impaired 11-year-old girl repeatedly over the course of seven months

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Walk the talk: India's opposition urges Modi to pass women's bill

Category: Gender policy 

2018-07-17

The bill provides for one-third of seats in national and state assemblies to be reserved for female candidates

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Mother Teresa India charity 'sold babies'

Category: Trafficking 

2018-07-05

A woman working at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand has been arrested for allegedly selling a 14-day-old baby

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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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Ireland quietly comes to terms with dramatic change after abortion vote

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-05-28

Vote overturns a law which, for decades, has forced over 3,000 women to travel to Britain each year for terminations that they could not legally have in their own country

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India rape: Second Jharkhand teenager set alight, police say

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-05-08

A 17-year-old girl in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand is in a critical condition after she was raped and then set on fire

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Self-styled Indian "godman" jailed for life for teen rape

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-04-26

An Indian court jailed a self-styled religious preacher for life on Wednesday for raping a teenage girl, the latest sexual abuse case against a so-called "godman"

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