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Qandeel Baloch: Brother of murdered social media star jailed

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-09-27

The brother of Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch has been jailed for life, three years after her murder

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Tens of thousands march for ban on abortions in Slovakia

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-09-23

In Slovakia, on-demand abortions are legal up until 12 weeks of a pregnancy while abortions for health reasons are allowed until 24 weeks

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Gulalai Ismail: Activist in hiding flees Pakistan for the US

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-09-20

A Pakistani human rights activist who spoke out against the army has fled the country after months in hiding

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Child Bride: 11-Year-Old Iranian Girl's Marriage Annulled After Public Outcry

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-09-05

The girl is said to be around 11. The man is reportedly twice her age. They were recently wed in a remote southwestern Iranian province with a video of the ceremony posted online

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Bangladesh to remove the word 'virgin' from Muslim marriage certificates

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-09-02

Verdict from country’s top court will see ‘virgin’ replaced with ‘unmarried’ on in landmark victory for campaigners

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Saudi Arabia allows women to travel independently

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-08-02

Under the new rule announced on Friday, women over the age of 21 can apply for a passport without authorisation from a male guardian

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To end slavery, free 10,000 people a day for a decade, report says

Category: Trafficking 

2019-07-18

More than 40 million people have been estimated to be captive in modern slavery, which includes forced labor and forced marriage

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Saudi Arabia 'planning to relax male guardianship laws'

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-07-12

Saudi Arabia could be planning to relax the country’s strict male guardianship laws to allow women to leave the country without needing permission from a male relative, according to reports

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Divorce referendum: Ireland votes to liberalise laws

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2019-05-28

People in the Republic of Ireland have voted overwhelmingly in favour of liberalising divorce laws, in a referendum held

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Girl beaten to death by brothers for refusing to marry man who offered family 40 cows

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-05-01

A young woman in South Sudan has been beaten to death by her brothers for refusing to marry a suitor who is said to have offered her family 40 cows as dowry

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