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Progress of women in world's parliaments is slowing: IPU report

Category: Gender in the world 


In 2017 there were some positive developments in women's participation in elections, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) said, but progress in female representation is slowing

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Slovakia rejects treaty combating violence against women

Category: Gender based violence 


Slovakia will not ratify a European treaty designed to combat violence against women, Prime Minister Robert Fico said bowing to opposition from junior coalition partner and religious groups

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Treaty opposing violence against women will lead to "moral decay", Bulgarian church says

Category: Gender based violence 


The Bulgarian Orthodox Church urged lawmakers not to ratify a treaty designed to combat violence against women and domestic violence, saying it was opening the door to "moral decay"

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UK House of Lords appoints Sarah Clarke as first female Black Rod

Category: It`s interesting to know 


Black Rod, one of the most exotic figures in British parliamentary tradition, is to be a woman for the first time since the post was first recorded in 1361

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India's Sonia Gandhi tells Modi to give women more power

Category: Gender in the world 


In the world's largest democracy, women hold only 12 percent of seats in the lower and upper houses of parliament combined

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Malaysia MP: 'Denying husbands sex is abuse'

Category: Gender based violence 


A Malaysian lawmaker has come under fire for saying that women denying sex to their husbands was a form of "psychological and emotional abuse"

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El Salvador teen rape victim sentenced to 30 years in prison after stillbirth

Category: Gender based violence 


A high school student was convicted on the grounds that failing to seek antenatal care amounted to murder, after giving birth in a bathroom in 2016

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Larissa Waters breastfeeds her daughter Alia while passing a motion in the Senate

Category: Gender in the world 


GREENS Senator Larissa Waters made history last month when she became the first woman to breastfeed inside Federal Parliamant

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Australian senator makes history by breastfeeding her baby in Parliament

Category: Gender in the world 


So proud that my daughter Alia is the first baby to be breastfed in the federal Parliament!," Waters tweeted. "We need more #women & parents in Parli

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Breakthrough as Kenya poised to elect first female governors

Category: Gender policy 


Women are likely to be elected for the first time to some of Kenya's powerful governor positions after making historic gains in party primaries this week

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