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Rural women in India take alcohol ban into their own hands

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-04-18

Since the bill’s passage, murder and gang robberies in the region have decreased by almost 20 percent

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New UN report reveals obstacles to combat impunity for conflict-related sexual violence in Ukraine

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-02-17

The report was prepared by the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (HRMMU) and looks at the period from 14 March 2014 to 31 January this year

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I don’t want flowers; I want a future

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-02-14

This Valentine’s Day, for its annual #IDONT campaign, UNFPA is partnering with artists to raise awareness about child marriage, which ensnares tens of thousands of girls around the world

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Fathers in rural India to be targeted to help stop sex trade in young girls

Category: Trafficking 

2016-12-27

Of an estimated 20 million commercial sex workers in India, 16 million women and girls are victims of sex trafficking

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Watch this woman undergo a procedure in one of India’s mass-sterilization camps

Category: Gender in the world 


2016-12-27

A new video by “News Deeply” follows a young Indian mother undergoing sterilization surgery in a state-sponsored clinic

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Study finds millions of China's 'missing girls' actually exist

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-12-01

A controversial one-child policy that resulted in as many as 60 million "missing girls" in China, the most populous country on Earth.

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The Teen-Age Brides of Georgia

Category: Gender based violence 

Sophie Pinkham
2016-11-16

Georgia mandates that children attend school through the twelfth grade, but some families see no reason to educate a girl whose life will consist mainly of marriage and childbearing

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For Melinda Gates, Birth Control Is Women’s Way Out of Poverty

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-11-02

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which she leads with her husband, has donated more than $1 billion for family planning efforts and will spend about $180 million more this year

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Singapore comes under pressure over female genital cutting of babies

Category: Gender based violence 

Emma Batha
2016-10-18

Medical clinics in Singapore are carrying out female genital cutting on babies, according to people with first-hand experience of the procedure....

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Why the Vast Majority of Women in India Will Never Own a Smartphone

Category: Gender based violence 

2016-10-17

In India, 114 million more men than women have cellphones, exacerbating an already deep gender inequality

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