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Georgia governor signs heartbeat abortion ban, joining a U.S. movement

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-05-08

Anti-abortion advocates have introduced measures in 15 states to ban the procedure as early as six weeks into a pregnancy, before a woman may be aware she is pregnant

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U.N. caves to veto threat by anti-abortion U.S. over rape in war help

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-04-24

A resolution was adopted after a reference to the need to give timely "sexual and reproductive health" assistance to survivors of sexual violence was cut to appease the United States

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Astronaut to eclipse record for longest U.S. spaceflight by a woman

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-04-18

Astronaut Christina Koch, who completed the space walk with a man instead of a female colleague last month, will remain in orbit on board the International Space Station until February

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Nusrat Jahan Rafi: Burned to death for reporting sexual harassment

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-04-18

Many girls and young women in Bangladesh choose to keep their experiences of sexual harassment or abuse secret for fear of being shamed by society or their families

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South Korea court strikes down abortion law in landmark ruling

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-04-11

South Korea’s Constitutional Court on Thursday overturned a ban on abortion that has stood for more than 65 years

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'Big step but not enough': Ecuador debates easing abortion law in rape cases

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-03-05

Abortions are illegal in Ecuador, except under two circumstances: if the life of the pregnant woman is at risk, or if the pregnancy is the result of the rape of a woman with mental disabilities

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Oscar win seen ending shame about menstruation that puts women at risk

Category: Culture 

2019-02-26

For many women in South Asia, especially adolescent girls, menstruation is shameful and uncomfortable

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Outrage as UAE gives all its 'gender balance' awards to men

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-01-29

The World Economic Forum ranked the UAE 121st out of 149 countries by gender equality

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Iceland has made it illegal to pay women less than men

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-01-14

Under the legislation, firms that employ more than 25 people are obliged to obtain a government certificate demonstrating pay equality, or they will face fines.

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'Twerk' request for Ballon d'Or winner and 5 other examples of sexism in sport

Category: Sport 

2018-12-05

'Twerk' request is not the first time this year that a sporting event has been tarnished by sexism. Here are five other examples

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