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Stacey Abrams moves a step closer to becoming nation’s 1st black female governor

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-05-24

Stacey Abrams won a decisive victory over opponent Stacey Evans during the Georgia Democrat gubernatorial primary

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China considers scrapping birth limits by 2019 - Bloomberg

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-05-22

China is considering ending the limits it sets on the number of children a family can have, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter

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Nearly two-thirds of global workforce in the ‘informal’ economy

Category: Events 

2018-05-02

More than 61 per cent of the world’s employed population – two billion people – earn their livelihoods in the informal sector, the United Nations labour agency said

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Viral photo prompts Indonesian government moves toward banning child marriage

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-04-24

A photo of two young teenagers trying to register their marriage on the island of Sulawesi has been shared widely online since last week

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Canada appoints first woman to head scandal-plagued Mounties

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-03-12

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday appointed a the first permanent female head of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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The 2018 budget is a pitch to Canadian women voters

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-03-02

Canada's first gender-conscious budget surely must be judged on the basis of something more than fashion and symbolism

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India is home to 21 million ‘unwanted’ girls, study finds

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-01-31

A new report by India’s finance ministry estimates that a cultural preference for boys has led to 21 million “unwanted” girls in the country

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South Korea to reconsider its abortion ban

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-12-01

South Korea will reconsider its ban on elective abortion procedures, the South Korean president’s office said

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Norway: police uncover more than 150 rapes and sexual assaults in Lapland

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-11-30

Shockwaves felt across the country after investigation identified 82 victims aged between four and 75

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Women's progress index shows big gaps among and inside nations

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-10-26

Iceland and Norway are the best countries for women, and Syria and Afghanistan the worst, according to an index to be released that measures a host of global gains and failures

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