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NHS attended to 9,000 FGM cases in England last year, report reveals

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-07-05

Report reveals slight drop on figures from 2016 – but Royal College of Nursing says number is not falling fast enough

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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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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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London mayor Khan urged to lead campaign on female genital mutilation

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-04-25

An estimated 170,000 women and girls in Britain have undergone FGM and 65,000 pre-teen girls are thought to be at risk

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Justin Trudeau pledges $650 million in funding for women’s abortion services worldwide

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-03-13

Trudeau said “Like men, women should be able to choose when they want to start a family, how big their family should be, and who they want to start that family with.”

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Government supports women’s rights legislation

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-01-25

Legislative amendments aimed at protecting women’s rights and preventing domestic violence have been approved by the Georgian Cabinet of Ministers

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Whitewashing the abuse of women – in pictures

Category: Gender based violence 

2016-11-29

Photographer Bhargavi Joshi’s series of images represent the violence and injustices that confront women worldwide, regardless of their age, race, culture, education background

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Powerful video shows battered woman reverse the effects of domestic violence

Category: Gender in the world 


2016-11-29

UNFPA on November 25 launched a new campaign that is covering 16 days of activism featuring 16 women working to counteract domestic abuse in a call to end gender-based violence

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FGM Uncovered in Georgia

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

Aida Mirmaksumova
2016-11-07

An IWPR investigation has discovered that hundreds of girls from the ethnic Avar community in eastern Georgia are being forced to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM)

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Singapore comes under pressure over female genital cutting of babies

Category: Gender based violence 

Emma Batha
2016-10-18

Medical clinics in Singapore are carrying out female genital cutting on babies, according to people with first-hand experience of the procedure....

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