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Sex-selective abortions may have stopped the birth of 23 million girls

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-04-19

A huge analysis of worldwide population data suggests sex-selective abortions have led to at least 23 million fewer girls being born. The majority of these “missing” girls are in China and India

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Egyptian company becomes first in country to grant women a day's leave for their period

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-04-12

Female employees at Shark and Shrimp, a digital marketing agency based in Cairo, will not need to provide medical proof of having particularly painful periods

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Angelina Jolie pushes for women to be part of Afghan peace talks

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-04-01

Some women fear losing freedoms gained since the Taliban was overthrown, and complain their voices are being sidelined

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Croats protest against domestic violence

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-03-18

The rally was prompted by a recent case where a father threw his four children out of an upper floor window

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U.K. launches global fund to help end ‘period poverty’ by 2050

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-03-04

It is estimated that half of all women and girls in poor countries are forced to use rags, cloths, grass and paper during their periods since many can’t afford to buy sanitary products

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Woman and her two children die in outlawed Nepal 'menstrual hut'

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-01-11

A woman and her two children have died of suspected smoke inhalation after a night in a “menstrual hut” in Nepal, according to police

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Sherpa widows to climb Everest to inspire single women

Category: Sport 

2018-12-27

The widows of two sherpa climbers, who died on Mount Everest, will try to climb the world's highest mountain to complete the unfinished ascents of their husbands

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Jobless Indian man says he raped and killed 9 children -police

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-11-22

Case spotlights number of young children who go missing every year in India and raises question of whether police have sufficient resources to investigate such brutal sex crimes

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Child bride refugees spur Sweden to tighten marriage law

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-10-25

Under a law, expected to come into force in January, Sweden will invalidate all underage marriages

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Scott Morrison's national apology to victims and survivors of institutional child sexual abuse

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-10-22

Morrison has reached out to Australians "crushed, abused, discarded and forgotten" and promised action in the Parliament's historic national apology to the survivors and victims of child sexual abuse

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