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Political power "firmly in men's hands," global parliamentary official says

Category: Gender policy 

2017-03-16

Progress getting women and men in equal numbers among the world's political leaders is at a near standstill

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Women are ‘smaller, weaker, less intelligent’ and should be paid less, says right-wing Polish MEP

Category: Gender in the world 


2017-03-06

Polish MEP Janusz Korwin-Mikke, who has repeatedly courted controversy with his opinions, was speaking to a near-empty European Parliament during a gender pay-gap debate

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Swedish government drops plans for gender quota bill for company boards

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-01-16

Only this week, government unveiled plans for a bill stipulating that by 2019, at least 40 percent of board members in listed companies should be women

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May urged to enact law to ensure 45% of candidates are women by 2030

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-01-10

Women and equalities committee call for fines for non-compliant parties as UK slips to 48th in world for female representation

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Women of Israeli parliament protest after guards send them home for wearing ‘short’ skirts

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-12-16

Dozens of female employees arrived in above-the-knee skirts at the Israeli Knesset (parliament) to protest recent attempts by the Knesset guards at enforcing governmental dress code

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Anti-feminist Tory MP Philip Davies elected to equalities committee

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-12-14

MP who claimed ‘feminist zealots want women to have their cake and eat it’ gets place on women and equalities committee

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Turkey: Thousands protest against proposed child sex law

Category: Gender based violence 

2016-11-21

Thousands have protested in Istanbul in Turkey against a bill that would let off men who assaulted underage girls if they marry their victims

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Women lawmakers face sexism, violence on job - report

Category: Gender policy 

Stephanie Nebehay
2016-10-27

Being under 40, or belonging to the opposition or a minority group, are "aggravating factors" that put women at risk

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Protesters gather in Warsaw to oppose further bid to tighten abortion law

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-10-24

Demonstrators rally against new proposal to outlaw abortions in cases where foetus is unviable or suffers abnormalities

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Pakistan parliament passes legislation against "honour killings"

Category: Gender based violence 

Mehreen Zahra-Malik
2016-10-07

"We hope that these new laws will help generate a cultural shift in Pakistani society and that women will be able to live their lives in safety"

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