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No women, no progress, development experts warn

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-09-17

Norway, Switzerland, Australia, Ireland and Germany topped the index, which ranks countries according to their progress in health, education and income

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Interpol rescues 85 children in Sudan trafficking ring

Category: Trafficking 

2018-09-11

Police in Sudan have rescued nearly 100 victims of human trafficking and migrant smuggling in an INTERPOL-coordinated operation

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Women caned in Malaysia for attempting to have lesbian sex

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-09-03

The caning was carried out in the courtroom and was witnessed by up to 100 people, including the public

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Michelle Bachelet of Chile Nominated to Be Next UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-08-09

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has nominated Michelle Bachelet, a former president of Chile, to become the next UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

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Argentina senate rejects bill to legalise abortion

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-08-09

Lawmakers debated for more than 15 hours and voted 38 against to 31 in favour, despite the fact opinion polls showed the bill had strong public support

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France outlaws lewd cat-calls to women in public amid attack uproar

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-08-03

France voted to outlaw sexual harassment on the streets, leaving cat-callers and aggressively lecherous individuals facing potential on-the-spot fines of up to 750 euros

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Tokyo med school lowered female applicants’ test scores

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2018-08-02

Tokyo Medical University has for years deliberately reduced the scores of women who took its general entrance exam, in a bid to cut the number of successful female applicants

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Spain to outlaw sex without explicit consent after outcry

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-07-19

The change in law was sparked after five men were cleared of gang-raping an 18-year-old woman at the Pamplona bull-running festival

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Chinese police are reportedly cutting the dresses off of Uighur Muslim women in public

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-07-18

The alleged dress-cutting campaign is part of a systematic approach from the Chinese government at eradicating the people’s traditional identity and forcing assimilation.

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Lebanese tourist sentenced to eight years in prison for Facebook post against Egypt

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-07-09

A Lebanese tourist who was arrested last month for posting a video on Facebook complaining of sexual harassment and conditions in Egypt was sentenced to eight years in prison

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