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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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UN peacekeeper in DR Congo honoured for combatting sexual violence on the frontlines

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-11-16

UN peacekeeper Major Seitebatso Pearl Block was commended for developing a Mission-wide, short message service campaign to combat gender-based abuse by connecting with women

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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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Olympian fencer inspires Barbie's first hijab-wearing doll

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-11-15

Doll company Barbie has unveiled its first hijab-wearing doll to honour an American Olympic fencer, as the traditional Islamic headscarf goes mainstream through catwalks

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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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World leaders to meet under all-female co-chair team at Davos 2018

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-11-14

The seven co-chairs for the four-day event in January were announced in the face of criticism that the conference has in the past lacked female representation

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Jeddah to host first women's basketball tournament

Category: Sport 

2017-11-10

History will be made in Saudi Arabia on Saturday with the launch of the first official basketball tournament for women

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Actress Portia de Rossi claims Hollywood actor Steven Seagal ‘unzipped his pants’ in an audition

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-11-10

AUSTRALIAN actress Portia de Rossi is the latest woman to come out with sexual harassment allegations against Hollywood heavyweight Steven Seagal

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Activists Masih Alinejad and Zehra Doğan awarded ‘Freethinker’ prize

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-11-09

The Swiss Freethinker Association has awarded its 2017 “Freethinker” prize to two pioneering women: Kurdish journalist and painter Zehra Doğan and writer-activist Masih Alinejad.

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Michelle Pfeiffer Rips ‘Systemic’ Abuse of Women in Hollywood

Category: Gender based violence 


2017-11-08

Iconic actress Michelle Pfeiffer chimed in on the sexual assault and harassment scandal consuming Hollywood, telling the BCC that abuse of women in the film industry is “systemic.”

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