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Political power "firmly in men's hands," global parliamentary official says

Category: Gender policy 

2017-03-16

Progress getting women and men in equal numbers among the world's political leaders is at a near standstill

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Nicaraguan woman thrown into fire during exorcism, dies

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-03-02

A 25-year-old woman died after she was thrown into a fire to drive "demons" from her body, Nicaraguan authorities said

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Dominican Republic's top court reinstates total abortion ban

Category: Gender in the world 

Anastasia Moloney
2015-12-04

A decision by the Dominican Republic's constitutional court to reinstate a total ban on abortion is putting women's lives at risk, rights groups said

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Many nations' laws hinder women's access to jobs, credit-World Bank study

Category: Gender in the world 

Ellen Wulfhorst
2015-09-10

Laws in many nations persist in keeping women from working in jobs of their choice, block their access to credit or leave them unprotected against domestic violence, according to a World Bank

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Chile's Abortion Reform In Trouble With Ruling Coalition Split

Category: Gender in the world 

2015-07-22

President Michelle Bachelet's push to relax strict abortion laws in socially conservative Chile has created a rift inside her ruling coalition and key elements of the reform are likely to be scratched

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The Global Gender Gap Report 2014

Category: Gender in the world 

2014-10-28

This year’s findings show that Iceland continues to be at the top of the overall rankings in The Global Gender Gap Index for the sixth consecutive year

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One in four HIV-positive women in Central America pressured to sterilise - study

Category: Gender based violence 

Katie Nguyen
2014-07-23

HIV-positive women in Central America are being pressured to undergo sterilisation by prejudiced health workers and misled about the risk of the virus being transmitted to their unborn children, a study showed

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Progress for women in politics, but glass ceiling remains firm

Category: Gender policy 

2014-03-31

There are also 46 countries with more than 30 per cent of women MPs in at least one chamber, up from 42 in January 2013. The trend, if it continues, would bode well for women´s political participation..

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Experts call for engaging men and boys as allies in fight for gender equality

Category: Gender in the world 

2014-03-18

Gender equality is not just a concern for women and girls, a panel of experts gathered at the United Nations in New York stressed, highlighting the need to engage men and boys as allies and agents

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Women's rights around the globe: behind the data

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2014-02-04

What issues are covered, data sources, key areas such as abortion rights and education, and challenges for the future

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