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Female genital mutilation hurts economies, says WHO

Category: Gender in the world 

2020-02-06

World Health Organization launches a tool to help countries calculate the cost of treating girls and women harmed by FGM

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World's 22 richest men wealthier than all the women in Africa, study finds

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2020-01-20

Startling scale of inequality laid bare as Oxfam report highlights chronically undervalued nature of care work

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With incoming Argentine president, abortion rights could expand

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-11-19

President-elect Alberto Fernandez has announced plans to propose a law decriminalising abortion once he takes office on Dec. 10, saying reproductive rights are a public health issue

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World's first vagina museum to open in London

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2019-11-18

The museum exists thanks to a public fundraising drive, with more than 1,000 people collectively donating almost £50,000

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Bangladesh to remove the word 'virgin' from Muslim marriage certificates

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-09-02

Verdict from country’s top court will see ‘virgin’ replaced with ‘unmarried’ on in landmark victory for campaigners

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Alexandra Macesanu murder: Minister sacked over ‘deeply wrong’ remarks

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-08-06

Romania's prime minister has fired her education minister over her "deeply wrong" comments about a kidnapping case

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U.N. caves to veto threat by anti-abortion U.S. over rape in war help

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-04-24

A resolution was adopted after a reference to the need to give timely "sexual and reproductive health" assistance to survivors of sexual violence was cut to appease the United States

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Sex-selective abortions may have stopped the birth of 23 million girls

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-04-19

A huge analysis of worldwide population data suggests sex-selective abortions have led to at least 23 million fewer girls being born. The majority of these “missing” girls are in China and India

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Argentina Votes to Penalize Sexual Harassment in Street

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-04-19

Argentine Senate recognized sexual street harassment as a form of gender-based violence as sexual harassment in Buenos Aires increased by 50 percent in 2018.

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Malaysia probes book on Muslim women who refuse to wear headscarves

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-04-17

The probe is the latest in a series of incidents that have led to women's rights activists accusing authorities of acting like 'fashion police' by trying to control women's attire

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