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To end slavery, free 10,000 people a day for a decade, report says

Category: Trafficking 

2019-07-18

More than 40 million people have been estimated to be captive in modern slavery, which includes forced labor and forced marriage

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Women to head top EU institutions for first time

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-07-03

Two women have won the backing of the EU’s leaders to head the European commission and European Central Bank, breaking with more than 60 years of male dominance

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Indian mother, daughter have heads shaved after resisting gang rape

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-07-01

India has a grim record of sexual violence against women despite legal reforms after the gang rape of a Delhi student on a bus in December 2012, which triggered global outrage

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Muslim women in France defy burkini ban to swim in public pool

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-06-28

In the French city of Grenoble on Sunday, Muslim women went swimming in a public pool in burkinis — swimsuits covering most of their bodies — in protest of a ban of the suits

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U.N. labour body adopts #MeToo pact against violence at work

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-06-24

The International Labour Organization adopted a new global treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace

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Austria gets first woman chancellor after video scandal

Category: Gender policy 

2019-05-31

Austria has named a top lawyer, Brigitte Bierlein, to be interim chancellor - the first woman to occupy the post - ahead of early elections

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Divorce referendum: Ireland votes to liberalise laws

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2019-05-28

People in the Republic of Ireland have voted overwhelmingly in favour of liberalising divorce laws, in a referendum held

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Spain's parliament leads Europe in gender-equality despite rise of far right

Category: Gender policy 

2019-05-23

At 47%, Spain has a bigger proportion of female lawmakers than even Sweden, which has a far longer history of promoting gender equality

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Rape of toddler sparks protests, clashes in Indian Kashmir

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-05-15

Thousands of people took to the streets of Indian-controlled Kashmir to demand the death penalty for a man who raped a 3-year-old girl

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Georgia governor signs heartbeat abortion ban, joining a U.S. movement

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-05-08

Anti-abortion advocates have introduced measures in 15 states to ban the procedure as early as six weeks into a pregnancy, before a woman may be aware she is pregnant

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