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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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Girls spend 40 pct more time on unpaid household chores than boys - report

Category: Gender in the world 

Temesghen Debesai
2016-10-07

Because of this unequal burden of labour, girls sacrifice important opportunities to learn, grow, and just enjoy their childhood

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Female mutilation in the Caucasus

Category: Gender based violence 

2016-08-23

The study on female mutilation practiced in Dagestan, made public by Legal Initiative for Russia, came as a shock

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Benoîte Groult, French Feminist and Writer, Dies at 96

Category: Culture 

2016-06-22

Benoîte Groult, who became a leading French feminist and writer in the second half of her life, drawing wide attention with a sexually daring novel...

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Egyptian teenager dies during illegal genital mutilation surgery, official says

Category: Gender based violence 

Salma Abdelaziz and Sarah Sirgany
2016-06-02

After Mayar Mohamed Mousa's twin sister finished her operation, it was the 17-year-old's turn to go under the knife

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