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Why Nato must defend women's rights

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-12-12

Ending gender-based violence is a vital issue of peace and security as well as of social justice. Nato can be a leader in this effort

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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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Bahraini cover of ‘No Woman, No Cry’ raises eyebrows on social media

Category: It`s interesting to know 


2017-11-29

A choir of Bahraini men singing a cover of iconic Bob Marley’s reggae song “No Woman, No Cry” in Arabic garments sparked mixed reactions on Twitter

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Turkey passes law to let clerics to perform civil marriages, raising concerns about child marriage

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-11-21

A new law enacted in Turkey that allows Muslim clerics to conduct civil marriages. Or so-called “mufti marriages” has been praised by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

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New York City to build its 1st statues of women in Central Park

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-11-20

Currently, there are 22 statues of historical figures in the park, none of which are women. According to the Smithsonian Art Museum, women make up only eight percent of public statues

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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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New Coke Ad About Saudi Women Driving Has People Feeling All Kinds Of Ways

Category: It`s interesting to know 


2017-11-08

The soda company released a commercial in Saudi Arabia meant to celebrate the country’s recent decision to allow women to drive

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Egyptian lawyer says it's a national duty to rape girls who wear revealing clothing like ripped jeans

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-11-02

'I say that when a girl walks about like that, it is a patriotic duty to sexually harass her and a national duty to rape her,' says Nabih al-Wahsh

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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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