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The 25 Most Influential People on the Internet

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2018-07-03

For our fourth annual roundup of the most influential people on the Internet, TIME evaluated contenders by looking at their global impact on social media and their overall ability to drive news

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Child sex abuse live streams rising at 'alarming rate' amid surge in 'cybersex trafficking'

Category: Trafficking 

2017-11-17

A new form of human trafficking that sees children forced to carry out sex acts while being live-streamed for paedophiles to watch online is growing at an “alarming rate”, a charity has warned

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Philippines bans companies from forcing women to wear high heels at work

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-09-26

The Philippines has banned companies from forcing female employees to wear high heels at work, in a move lauded by a labour union that said it was one of the first countries in the world

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Jordan repeals law allowing rapists to avoid punishment if they marry their victims

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-08-02

The Jordanian parliament has voted to revoke an article of the country’s penal code which allows a rapist to escape punishment for his crime so long as he marries the victim

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Bad laws underpin global "rape epidemic", let rapists off the hook: report

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-03-06

A survey of laws in 73 countries found rapists could avoid punishment by marrying their victim in countries including Bahrain, Iraq, Philippines, Tajikistan and Tunisia

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Taiwan, the place to be a woman in politics

Category: Gender policy 

Cindy Sui
2016-05-19

Following January elections, it now has a record percentage of women legislators at 38%, putting Taiwan far ahead of Asian countries, the international average of 22%, and most nations

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Angela Merkel named TIME’s 2015 Person of the Year

Category: Events 

2015-12-10

The prestigious honor, decided by the magazine’s editors, is given each year to someone who “affected the news and our lives, for good or for ill.”

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Conflict-hit women need more reproductive, sexual health aid-U.N. agency head

Category: Gender in the world 

Joseph D'Urso
2015-12-03

Around a quarter of the 100 million people globally who need humanitarian aid are women or teenage girls of childbearing age, but sexual and reproductive health services are underfunded

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Gender pay gap 'may take 118 years to close' - World Economic Forum

Category: Gender in the world 

Naomi Grimley
2015-11-19

Nordic countries are still doing the most to close the gender gap overall, just as they were 10 years ago. They may not have achieved total equality

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Religious sisters posing as prostitutes to save sex slaves eye expansion

Category: Trafficking 

Ellen Wulfhorst
2015-11-19

An army of religious sisters who rescue victims of human trafficking by posing as prostitutes to infiltrate brothels and buying children being sold into slavery, is expanding to 140 countries

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