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Thai granny completes university degree at 91

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-08-10

A 91-year-old woman from Thailand who says it's "never too late to study" has completed her bachelor's degree after more than 10 years of work

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One in five girls and women kidnapped for marriage in Kyrgyzstan - study

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-08-03

In many cases, the groom will rape his kidnapped bride to prevent her from returning to her family due to shame

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Jordan repeals law allowing rapists to avoid punishment if they marry their victims

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-08-02

The Jordanian parliament has voted to revoke an article of the country’s penal code which allows a rapist to escape punishment for his crime so long as he marries the victim

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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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Simone Veil, Auschwitz survivor, abortion legalizer, and 1st European Parliament president, dies at 89

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-07-03

Veil, a former French health minister who championed legalization of abortion in her country and served as the first elected president of the European parliament

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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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Teen kills father for raping married sister

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-06-28

Marital rape is also not considered a crime, further adding to the number of unreported cases. In 2014 there were around 14,000 reported cases of child rape

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Indian government: pregnant women should shun meat, eggs and lustful thoughts of sex

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-06-27

Mother and Child Care leaflet also recommends expectant mothers ‘detach themselves from desire, anger, attachment’

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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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Georgia politician campaigns to be 1st female African-American governor in U.S. history

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-06-08

Stacey Abrams — 43-year-old Democratic leader of the Georgia State House –officially announced her intentions to run for governor

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