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Manufacturer discontinues ‘girls’ shoe’ after cries of sexism

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-08-15

British shoe company Clarks announced it would no longer sell its “Dolly Babe” girls’ school shoe after critics questioned its sexist name and design

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WIC project manager Nazi Burduladze on women's movement in Georgia

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

2017-07-28

Women’s Information Center’s project manager Nazi Burduladze speaks to Radio GIPA (FM94.3) about women’s movement in Georgia, recent march, follow ups and future plans.

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Norway youth parties want free prescription contraceptives for under-16s

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-07-12

Norwegian organisations and political party youth wings want free medical contraception to be available to people under the age of 16, bringing them into line with current provisions for 16-20

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

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-07-07

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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Indian women wear cow masks to ask: are sacred cattle safer than us?

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-07-04

Kolkata artist Sujatro Ghosh’s latest project points to country’s veneration of cows to highlight rising violence against women

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Simone Veil, Auschwitz survivor, abortion legalizer, and 1st European Parliament president, dies at 89

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-07-03

Veil, a former French health minister who championed legalization of abortion in her country and served as the first elected president of the European parliament

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British court rejects bid for free abortions for Northern Ireland women

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-06-15

Abortion is only permitted in Northern Ireland if a woman's life is at risk or if there is a risk of permanent and serious damage to her health.

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Georgia politician campaigns to be 1st female African-American governor in U.S. history

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-06-08

Stacey Abrams — 43-year-old Democratic leader of the Georgia State House –officially announced her intentions to run for governor

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Europe at heart of Emmanuel Macron's Left-Right government with gender parity and female defence minister

Category: Gender policy 

2017-05-18

France's new French president Emmanuel Macronhas picked his government with a mixture of Left and Right wingers, gender parity, and a strong emphasis on Europe

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Hillary Clinton launches political action group Onward Together

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-05-16

Former presidential candidate ends speculation about her role in political life and the Democratic party with organization dedicated to progressive causes

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