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Work, not sex? The real reason Chinese women bound their feet

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-05-22

It was an excruciatingly painful practice that maimed the feet of millions of Chinese girls and women for centuries: foot-binding.

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Chelsea Clinton to Publish Children’s Book, ‘She Persisted’

Category: Culture 

2017-03-20

Chelsea Clinton will release a children’s picture book on inspirational American women titled “She Persisted.”

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Congo doctor Denis Mukwege named among TIME 100 most influential people

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2016-04-25

Nobel-prize nominated Congolese gynaecologist Denis Mukwege, who treats war rape victims, was named by TIME magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

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U.S. woman launches bid to become president … of Somalia

Category: Gender in the world 

2015-07-28

“Men have led Somalia for 25 years and they’ve never done anything,” says Anab Dahira, medical clinic interpreter and 42-year-old mother of six living in St. Cloud, Minnesota

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The inspiring story of how Venus Williams helped win equal pay for women players at Wimbledon

Category: Sport 

2015-07-10

Until 2007, women champions at the legendary tennis tournament won a smaller cash prize than the men champions

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The Reversal of the Gender Gap in Education and Trends in Marital Dissolution

Category: It`s interesting to know 

Christine R. Schwartza
2014-07-29

One possible consequence is the growing number of marriages in which wives have more education than their husbands....

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For Kosovo's Wartime Rape Victims, The Answer Is: Maybe Forever

Category: Gender based violence 

Amra Zejneli
2014-05-30

Jeta and her daughters are among an estimated 20,000 women and girls who were subjected to organized gang-rapes by Serbian and Yugoslav forces during the 16-month Kosovo War

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Will Helen Clark be the first woman to run the UN?

Category: Gender in the world 

Jane Martinson
2014-01-28

As prime minister of New Zealand, Helen Clark brushed off criticism of her sex. Could she become the first woman to run the United Nations?

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To End Violence Against Women, Work with Men

Category: Gender based violence 

Jeni Klugman
2013-11-25

25, this International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, they remind us that social norms that tolerate or even encourage violence can change—and that working with men and boys...

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Interview: Author Says Sex-Selection Crisis In South Caucasus 'Just As Bad As In China'

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

2013-04-03

Since around 2000, sex-selective abortion has taken off in the Caucasus countries -- in Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia -- also in parts of the Balkans

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