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Oxfam's deputy CEO resigns over sex crimes scandal

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-02-14

Oxfam's deputy chief executive has resigned amid a growing sex crimes scandal involving the organization's aid workers in Haiti and Chad

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Liberia bans female genital mutilation - but only for a year

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-01-26

The ban makes it an offence to perform FGM on anyone under 18 but it can still be carried out on adults with their consent

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Treaty opposing violence against women will lead to "moral decay", Bulgarian church says

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-01-24

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church urged lawmakers not to ratify a treaty designed to combat violence against women and domestic violence, saying it was opening the door to "moral decay"

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At Davos, Pioneering Women Are Chosen to Lead Again

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-01-22

For four days in January, the seven chairwomen of the World Economic Forum in Davos will be the faces of successful women around the world

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Church of England appoints first female Bishop of London

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-12-20

The Church of England allowed women to become priests in 1994 but only appointed its first female bishop in 2014

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Belgium sends woman ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-12-18

Belgium is the first country in the world to appoint a female ambassador to Saudi Arabia. Iran too is getting a new Belgian woman ambassador soon

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Why Nato must defend women's rights

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-12-12

Ending gender-based violence is a vital issue of peace and security as well as of social justice. Nato can be a leader in this effort

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Girls are better than boys at solving problems in teams, finds new global study

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-11-30

Analysts said the findings suggest girls are better equipped for the workplace and are more able to cope with modern ways of working

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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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France to reassess child sex laws after controversial cases

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-11-17

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

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