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France to set legal age of sexual consent at 15

Category: Gender based violence 


France plans to fix the legal age of sexual consent at 15, meaning sex with someone younger than that would be considered rape

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Norway: police uncover more than 150 rapes and sexual assaults in Lapland

Category: Gender based violence 


Shockwaves felt across the country after investigation identified 82 victims aged between four and 75

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France to reassess child sex laws after controversial cases

Category: Gender in the world 


France is to consider a change to its laws around sexual consent, according to the minister for gender equality

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Roman Polanski: topless protesters disrupt Paris retrospective

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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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India girl 'raped by teachers' critical after abortion

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A teenager in India who was allegedly raped by two school staff over a three-month period is in critical condition after being forced to have an abortion

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South African men protest sexual violence against women

Category: Gender based violence 


Following a slew of sexually related attacks and murders, men are taking a stand against sexual violence in South Africa

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Russia: Anger at move to soften domestic violence law

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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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Women Are Protesting Ivanka Trump’s Clothing Line With #GrabYourWallet

Category: Gender in the world 

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Ivanka Trump is continuing to support her father Donald Trump’s presidential campaign following his “locker room talk” and multiple sexual assault allegations, but not without significant backlash

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Half of women in UK have been sexually harassed at work, study finds

Category: Gender based violence 


Polling of 1,553 women found 52% experienced unwanted behaviour at work including groping, sexual advances and inappropriate jokes

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Better protection needed for older women at risk of violence -campaigners

Category: Gender based violence 


Research by HelpAge International - a group focused on promoting the rights of older people worldwide - has shown that women aged over 49 are often excluded from statistics on violence

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