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'Women in Argentina live in hell': calls for legal abortion grow

Category: Gender in the world 


A groundswell of support for Argentinian women to be allowed terminations in the early weeks of pregnancy could soon culminate in a change to the law

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7,000 pairs of shoes were outside U.S. Capitol to represent children killed by guns

Category: Gender based violence 


The lawn of the U.S. Capitol was covered in 7,000 pairs of shoes, to symbolize the 7,000 children killed by gun violence since the 2012 Newtown shooting

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German lawmakers elect Merkel to fourth term as chancellor

Category: Gender in the world 


German lawmakers voted to re-elect Angela Merkel as chancellor for a fourth, and likely final, term that may prove her most challenging yet as she leads..

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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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First conviction under sexism law for Belgian who insulted officer

Category: Gender in the world 


A man who verbally abused a female police officer has become the first person to be convicted in Belgium under a law that criminalises sexism in a public place

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Slovakia rejects treaty combating violence against women

Category: Gender based violence 


Slovakia will not ratify a European treaty designed to combat violence against women, Prime Minister Robert Fico said bowing to opposition from junior coalition partner and religious groups

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She Ran From the Cut, and Helped Thousands of Other Girls Escape, Too

Category: Gender based violence 


For Maasai families, the cutting ceremony is a celebration that transforms girls into women and marks daughters as eligible brides

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Saudi reform continues as women given freedom to open businesses

Category: Gender in the world 


Women in Saudi Arabia have been given the go-ahead to start businesses without the permission of a male guardian, the Saudi government announced

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Emma Watson backs BFI and Bafta guidelines to combat harassment and bullying in the film industry

Category: Culture 


The eight principles outline a shared responsibility to respect others and to take a zero-tolerance approach to any form of harassment

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Oxfam's deputy CEO resigns over sex crimes scandal

Category: Gender based violence 


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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