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Mother and daughter horribly scarred in brutal acid attack in India STILL live with attacker

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-07-24

A mother and daughter left permanently scarred in a brutal acid attack still live with their attacker - because they have nowhere else to live

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Honduras bans child marriages and removes parental permission exception

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-07-14

Enforcing the law will be hardest in indigenous communities and poor rural areas in Honduras where child marriage is most prevalent

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Child Marriage Will Cost Developing Countries Trillions of Dollars by 2030, Says World Bank/ICRW Report

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-06-30

Child marriage will cost developing countries trillions of dollars by 2030, says a new report published by the World Bank and the International Center for Research on Women

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Opium use booms in Afghanistan, creating a ‘silent tsunami’ of addicted women

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-06-27

Tens of thousands of Afghan women, confined to their homes by tradition and often dependent on addicted men, are succumbing, too

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New York state moves to ban child marriages

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-06-21

New York state moved to end child marriages on Tuesday, raising the legal age to 18 from 14 to tackle the issue of underage marriage that is permissible across the United States

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Singer Annie Lennox calls for solidarity to help most vulnerable women

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-06-14

The award winning singer-songwriter started advocacy group The Circle to help women living in poverty

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Work, not sex? The real reason Chinese women bound their feet

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-05-22

It was an excruciatingly painful practice that maimed the feet of millions of Chinese girls and women for centuries: foot-binding.

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US state could become first to enact blanket ban on child marriage

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-05-10

A measure to ban child marriage could become law this week in New Jersey, which would become the first of the 50 states in America to outlaw the practice without exception

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Female clerics declare fatwa on child marriage in Indonesia

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-04-28

Female clerics issued an unprecedented fatwa against child marriage in Indonesia in a bid to stop young girls becoming brides in the world's most populous Muslim country

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Ministry for Foreign Affairs releases reports on human rights in 135 countries

Category: Events 

2017-04-28

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MFA) is presenting new country reports on human rights, democracy and the rule of law

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