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Michelle Bachelet of Chile Nominated to Be Next UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-08-09

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has nominated Michelle Bachelet, a former president of Chile, to become the next UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

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Tokyo med school lowered female applicants’ test scores

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2018-08-02

Tokyo Medical University has for years deliberately reduced the scores of women who took its general entrance exam, in a bid to cut the number of successful female applicants

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Lebanese tourist sentenced to eight years in prison for Facebook post against Egypt

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-07-09

A Lebanese tourist who was arrested last month for posting a video on Facebook complaining of sexual harassment and conditions in Egypt was sentenced to eight years in prison

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‘My body, my choice’: Argentina moves closer to legal abortion with key vote

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-06-13

The chamber of deputies is voting on a crucial bill that would legalise abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy

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Tammy Duckworth becomes first senator to give birth in office

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2018-04-10

The Democrat gave birth to her second daughter on Monday. She is also one of only 10 lawmakers to give birth while serving in Congress

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She Ran From the Cut, and Helped Thousands of Other Girls Escape, Too

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-02-22

For Maasai families, the cutting ceremony is a celebration that transforms girls into women and marks daughters as eligible brides

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Give women more time to give birth, make choices - WHO

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-02-16

Women in labour should be given more time to give birth and have fewer medical interventions, while participating more in decision-making, the World Health Organization (WHO) said

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French law requiring Photoshopped images of models to be labeled as such goes into effect

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-10-03

The “Photoshop law” will not apply to retouching hair or removing skin blemishes, as it is mostly aimed at avoiding images of “excessively thin” models.

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Saudi woman named to senior government post for first time

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-09-28

A Saudi woman has been named to a senior government post for the first time, authorities said shortly after a ban on women drivers

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Saudi king decrees women be allowed to drive

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-09-28

For more than 25 years, women activists have campaigned to be allowed to drive, defiantly taking to the road, petitioning the king and posting videos

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