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Sweden outlaws sex without consent as Europe pushed to tighten rape laws

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-05-24

Sweden outlawed sex not based on mutual consent, with campaigners hoping other European countries would also toughen up rape legislation after the #MeToo anti-harassment campaign

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Where are the Women in Armenia's Revolution?

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

Sara Khojoyan
2018-05-18

Indeed, only two of the new government’s 17 ministers - for culture and for labour and social affairs - are women. All three deputy prime ministers are all men

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Cannes film festival unveils equality charter in push for gender parity

Category: Culture 

2018-05-16

Pledge is likely to be adopted by other leading international film festivals in drive to improve women’s representation

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Woman to be archbishop in the Anglican Church of Canada for first time

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2018-05-14

The Anglican Diocese of New Westminster says a woman has been elected an archbishop in the Anglican Church of Canada for the first time

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Sudanese teen bride who killed husband during rape to be executed

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-05-11

A 19-year-old girl in Sudan was sentenced to death by a court on Thursday for murdering her husband after he tried to rape her, said campaigners, calling on the president to pardon her

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Nearly two-thirds of global workforce in the ‘informal’ economy

Category: Events 

2018-05-02

More than 61 per cent of the world’s employed population – two billion people – earn their livelihoods in the informal sector, the United Nations labour agency said

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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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10-Year-Old Georgian Painter Invited to Paris

Category: Culture 

Thea Morrison
2018-04-25

10-year-old Tamar Nozadze, a pupil of the Kutaisi Niko Nikoladze school-lyceum, has been invited to an exhibition in Paris

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Quotas needed to close Britain's workplace gender gap: charity

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-04-24

Britain should implement workplace gender quotas, an equality charity said on Monday, as it published research showing women hold fewer than 45 percent of top jobs in the country

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Hero Southwest Pilot Says Flying Gave Her 'Opportunity to Witness for Christ on Every Flight'

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2018-04-19

The Southwest Airlines pilot who safely landed an airplane Tuesday after the engine exploded is being hailed a hero

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