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Rural women in India take alcohol ban into their own hands

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-04-18

Since the bill’s passage, murder and gang robberies in the region have decreased by almost 20 percent

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Russia: Anger at move to soften domestic violence law

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-01-16

A bill to decriminalise some forms of domestic violence has passed its first reading in Russia's Duma, sparking anger among women's rights advocates

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Iranian woman says she was brutally whipped for attending a party with men

Category: Gender based violence 

2016-11-16

The lashing, a sentence for a “crime” that took place more than two years ago, left the woman with severe abrasions across the entirety of her back, according to images posted..

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FGM Uncovered in Georgia

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

Aida Mirmaksumova
2016-11-07

An IWPR investigation has discovered that hundreds of girls from the ethnic Avar community in eastern Georgia are being forced to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM)

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Helping Russia’s broken women to get back on their feet

Category: Gender in the world 

Oleg Skripnik
2016-07-14

Dozens of crisis centers operate in Russia to help women caught up in desperate situations and left without help from their families.

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ISIS is fining women $10 for showing their eyes

Category: Gender based violence 

2016-05-27

ISIS will fine women $10 for showing their eyes. Women who wear a cloak that’s too tight will be hit with a $25 fine

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60-year-old Christian woman in Indonesia caned for breaking Sharia law

Category: Gender based violence 

2016-04-15

A 60-year-old Christian woman, convicted of breaking Sharia law by selling alcohol, was caned in Indonesia

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Bhutan tackles violence against women for "refusing sex, burning the dinner"

Category: Gender based violence 

Saraswati Sundas
2016-03-23

A national health survey in 2012 revealed 74 percent of women in the majority Buddhist country had been victims of physical violence

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Meet Afghanistan's first female fixed-wing pilot

Category: Gender in the world 

2015-11-17

Many Afghans have heard of Niloofar. She has been on local television, and her pictures have been published on popular local news websites. On television, she comes across as cool

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British women have second worst life expectancy in Europe

Category: Gender in the world 

2015-09-23

Deaths of women from cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and diseases of the digestive system above European average

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