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Jordan repeals law allowing rapists to avoid punishment if they marry their victims

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-08-02

The Jordanian parliament has voted to revoke an article of the country’s penal code which allows a rapist to escape punishment for his crime so long as he marries the victim

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Bad laws underpin global "rape epidemic", let rapists off the hook: report

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-03-06

A survey of laws in 73 countries found rapists could avoid punishment by marrying their victim in countries including Bahrain, Iraq, Philippines, Tajikistan and Tunisia

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Marine Le Pen abruptly cancels meeting with top Lebanese cleric over hijab

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-02-22

During a two-day visit to Lebanon, meant to strengthen her foreign policy credentials, far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen..

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Britain’s Celebrities Urge Government to Admit More Child Refugees

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-02-15

Only 200 unaccompanied children have been accepted under the nine-month plan. Another 150 will be admitted in the next few weeks before it is closed

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Lebanon protests urged after man picked as first women's affairs minister

Category: Gender policy 

2016-12-27

Choice of Jean Ogasapian in Saad Hariri’s new government described by one critic as ‘the ultimate act of mansplaining’

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IRCT Council elects new Executive Committee and President

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2016-12-16

Lela Tsiskarishvili, Executive Director of Georgian Center for Psychosocial and Medical Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (GCRT) was elected from the Europe region

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Lebanese women protest against rape law

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-12-07

The law, in place since the late 1940s in Lebanon, is currently being discussed in parliament after a lawmaker called for it to be repealed

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One girl under 15 married every seven seconds, says Save the Children

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-10-11

Girls as young as 10 married off - often to much older men - in countries including Afghanistan, Yemen, India and Somalia

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Six wealthiest countries host less than 9% of world's refugees

Category: Events 

2016-07-18

The six wealthiest countries in the world, which between them account for almost 60% of the global economy, host less than 9% of the world’s refugees

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Record 65.3 million people displaced, often face barriers - UNHCR

Category: Events 

2016-06-20

A record 65.3 million people were uprooted worldwide last year, many of them fleeing wars only to face walls, tougher laws and xenophobia as they reach borders

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