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Ireland sets abortion referendum date for May 25

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-03-29

Ireland will hold a referendum on May 25 on whether or not to liberalise its abortion law, the first opportunity in 35 years

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Thousands join "Black Friday" marches against Polish abortion restrictions

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-03-26

Tens of thousands of Poles dressed in black protested across the country against an attempt by the ruling conservatives and the powerful Catholic Church to ban most abortions

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Nearly half of abortions worldwide are unsafe, putting thousands at risk - study

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-03-22

Abortion bans do not stop women having terminations, but increase the risk of resorting to dangerous measures to end unwanted pregnancies, the Guttmacher Institute said

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'Women in Argentina live in hell': calls for legal abortion grow

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-03-15

A groundswell of support for Argentinian women to be allowed terminations in the early weeks of pregnancy could soon culminate in a change to the law

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India is home to 21 million ‘unwanted’ girls, study finds

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-01-31

A new report by India’s finance ministry estimates that a cultural preference for boys has led to 21 million “unwanted” girls in the country

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Catherine Deneuve Clarifies Position On Manifesto That Slammed #MeToo

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-01-15

Veteran French actress Catherine Deneuve was among 100 women who signed an open letter last week

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Hundreds of Poles protest against proposed abortion restrictions

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-01-15

Hundreds of Poles gathered in front of the parliament building in Warsaw to protest against proposals for tight restrictions on abortion debated by lawmakers this week

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South Korea to reconsider its abortion ban

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-12-01

South Korea will reconsider its ban on elective abortion procedures, the South Korean president’s office said

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Give world's poorest women control over sex, birth, to cut inequality - UN

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-10-18

Countless women and girls worldwide are denied a say in decisions about sex and childbirth, leaving them at risk of unwanted pregnancies and abortions

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Cairo named most dangerous megacity for women; London best - poll

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-10-16

Cairo is the world's most dangerous megacity for women while London is the best, according to the first international experts' poll

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