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Pope Francis asks forgiveness for all Christians who buy sex from women

Category: Trafficking 

2018-03-20

The 81-year-old pontiff described men who frequent prostitutes as criminals with a “sick mentality” who think women exist to be exploited

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Frida Kahlo And Other Historic Women Are Being Made Into Barbies

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2018-03-12

Mattel is also honoring a few living legends, including Olympian Chloe Kim, this International Women’s Day

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Grid girls will not feature in Formula 1 from 2018 season

Category: Sport 

2018-02-02

Walk-on models dropped for new season as F1 bosses "don't believe the practice is appropriate or relevant" for the sport and its fans

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Georgia marks anniversary of 1921 democratic constitution

Category: Events 

2017-02-22

Georgia is celebrating the anniversary of a landmark historical document that formed the basis of the country’s contemporary constitution nearly a century ago

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Former European auditor Kersti Kaljulaid elected president of Estonia

Category: Gender policy 

2016-10-03

The 46-year-old Kaljulaid will serve as the first female president of the Nordic country, joining the club of nine men who have served as either presidents or presidents-in-exile since 1938

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Saudi women may soon win right to drive, according to report

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-04-26

The Saudi Royal family may be preparing to grant that right and others to women in the country, according to a report in Bloomberg

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Ancient Egypt’s women enjoyed the same legal rights as men

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2015-08-14

Egyptian women weren't the only ones protected by surprisingly progressive legislation. Judging by another document in the Oriental Institute archives, Egypt was also..

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Eleven sentenced in UK for sex trafficking

Category: Trafficking 

Magda Mis
2015-07-17

At least 250 sex workers were trafficked for the purposes of sexual exploitation and the case involved 50 brothels in London and Peterborough

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Australian actress Rachel Griffiths seeks happy endings for trafficking victims

Category: Trafficking 

2015-06-19

Rachel Griffiths, who rose to fame in the hit 1994 movie "Muriel's Wedding", loves Hollywood's happy endings and this drove her to get involved with helping victims of human trafficking in Asia

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"Forced labour" rife in Malaysian electronics factories - report

Category: Trafficking 

Trinna Leong
2014-09-19

Nearly a third of some 350,000 workers in Malaysia's electronics industry - a crucial link in the international consumer supply chain - suffer from conditions of modern-day slavery..

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