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Swedish Airport Advises Girls to Tuck a Spoon in Their Underwear

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-06-07

Girls in Sweden who are at risk of being taken abroad for forced marriage or female genital mutilation (FGM) have been advised to tuck a spoon into their underwear as a last-ditch method

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Save the Children report says 1.2bn children at risk

Category: Events 

2018-05-31

The charity's second End of Childhood index says more than 1.2 billion children face these threats, with 153 million facing all three

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Sweden outlaws sex without consent as Europe pushed to tighten rape laws

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-05-24

Sweden outlawed sex not based on mutual consent, with campaigners hoping other European countries would also toughen up rape legislation after the #MeToo anti-harassment campaign

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Nobel Literature prize award postponed amid turmoil over sex scandal

Category: Culture 

2018-05-07

Photographer and cultural figure Jean-Claude Arnault, who is married to Academy member and author Katarina Frostenson, denies all allegations of sexual misconduct

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France to set legal age of sexual consent at 15

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-03-07

France plans to fix the legal age of sexual consent at 15, meaning sex with someone younger than that would be considered rape

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Hope Solo announces she's running for U.S. Soccer presidency

Category: Sport 

2017-12-08

Hope Solo is running for president of the U.S. Soccer Federation, the organization that effectively fired her for comments she made at the 2016 Summer Olympics

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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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Gender equality best in Sweden, worst in Greece

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-10-17

Sweden and Denmark top the EU in terms of gender equality in society, while Greece and Hungary rank at the bottom.

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Regional conference for Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Category: Exclusive 

2017-10-04

90 parliamentarians, representatives of local government and public organizations from 11 countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia took part in the regional conference held in Moldova

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Viking warrior discovered in Sweden was a woman, researchers confirm

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-09-12

Swedish scientists have revealed that the body of a Viking warrior long presumed to be male is, in fact, female

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