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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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UAE imprisoning rape victims under extramarital sex laws – investigation

Category: Gender based violence 

2015-10-26

BBC Arabic investigation finds that domestic female migrants workers particularly vulnerable under broad laws

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