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Child sex abuse live streams rising at 'alarming rate' amid surge in 'cybersex trafficking'

Category: Trafficking 

2017-11-17

A new form of human trafficking that sees children forced to carry out sex acts while being live-streamed for paedophiles to watch online is growing at an “alarming rate”, a charity has warned

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‘Catastrophic’ Iraq law could legalise marriage for children as young as nine

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-11-15

Activists warn that proposal to amend legislation would set women’s rights back 50 years, allowing Muslim clerics to decide on marriage contracts

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Woman Says George H.W. Bush Groped Her When She Was 16: 'I Was a Child'

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-11-14

She was 16 at the time and Bush was 79, some nine years before he became confined to a wheelchair

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Yemen conflict: UN official warns of world's biggest famine

Category: Events 

2017-11-09

Yemen faces the world's largest famine in decades "with millions of victims" if aid deliveries are not resumed, a senior UN official has warned.

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Girl, 16, paraded naked in Pakistan after 'honour' row

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-11-07

Villagers in a remote area of north-west Pakistan are in shock after armed men forced a 16-year-old girl to walk half-naked through the village, claiming it was to redeem their family honour

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Uma Thurman’s Comment About Sexual Assault Takes a Different Route Than #MeToo

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-11-06

The video started circulating on social media showing Uma Thurman’s restrained response when asked during a recent Access Hollywood interview about sexual assault

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Dustin Hoffman Sexually Harassed Me When I Was 17

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-11-02

The author, who slapped away the star's butt grabs and laughed off his vulgar language on the set of 1985 TV film 'Death of a Salesman,' still feels conflicted: "I loved the attention. Until I didn't."

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Roman Polanski: topless protesters disrupt Paris retrospective

Category: Gender based violence 


2017-10-31

Dozens of men and women turned up for the protest against the director, who is wanted in the United States for statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl in 1977

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In China women 'hold up half the sky' but can't touch the political glass ceiling

Category: Gender policy 

2017-10-17

Few expect any women to be appointed to China’s top political body when it holds its five-yearly meeting on Wednesday

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Raise sons to be feminists like daughters, says Canada's Trudeau

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-10-12

"All of us benefit when women and girls have the same opportunities as men and boys - and it's on all of us to make that a reality"

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