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Female genital mutilation hurts economies, says WHO

Category: Gender in the world 

2020-02-06

World Health Organization launches a tool to help countries calculate the cost of treating girls and women harmed by FGM

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India backs looser abortion laws in boost for women

Category: Gender in the world 

2020-01-30

If the bill is passed, the change would replace a nearly 50-year-old law and extend the abortion deadline to 24 weeks from 20

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Saudi military opens first women’s section

Category: Gender in the world 

2020-01-21

Saudi military chief of staff, Gen. Fayyad Al-Ruwaili, launched the first military section for women in the Saudi Arabian Armed Forces

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Hotline launches to help Polish women travel abroad for abortion

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-12-12

The Abortion Without Borders service will refer women to medical abortion providers in Germany, the Netherlands and Britain

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Uber Says 3,045 Sexual Assaults Were Reported in U.S. Rides Last Year

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-12-06

In its first safety report, the ride-hailing company detailed sexual assaults, murders and fatal crashes through its platform

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New York weighs first U.S. ban on virginity testing

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-12-04

The move comes after a U.S. rapper sparked controversy by saying he subjected his daughter to yearly virginity tests

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Congo court hands life sentence to warlord for murder, sexual violence

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-11-21

United Nations investigators say his forces were responsible for abducting and repeatedly gang raping at least 17 women in a cave last year

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In first, Saudi women to be enlisted in army

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-10-04

Women in Saudi Arabia will be allowed to join the army as soldiers for the first time in yet another step to empower females in the country

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Moroccan journalist Hajar Raissouni jailed on abortion charges

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-10-01

A Moroccan journalist has been sentenced to a year in prison for premarital sex and having an abortion, in a case activists say is part of a crackdown on critical reporters

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Women to head top EU institutions for first time

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-07-03

Two women have won the backing of the EU’s leaders to head the European commission and European Central Bank, breaking with more than 60 years of male dominance

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