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#AintNoCinderella: Indian women post selfies at midnight after stalking case

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-08-09

The backlash on Twitter was triggered by a remark blaming a kidnapping attempt victim for being out late

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India media storm over 10-year-old pregnant rape victim

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-08-07

A 10-year-old girl who is pregnant and has been refused an abortion is at the centre of a media storm in India

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One in five girls and women kidnapped for marriage in Kyrgyzstan - study

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-08-03

In many cases, the groom will rape his kidnapped bride to prevent her from returning to her family due to shame

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Jordan repeals law allowing rapists to avoid punishment if they marry their victims

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-08-02

The Jordanian parliament has voted to revoke an article of the country’s penal code which allows a rapist to escape punishment for his crime so long as he marries the victim

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Georgian Women March against Misogyny and Racism

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

Giorgi Lomsadze
2017-07-21

Chanting “Women’s disobedience begins!,” scores of female protesters marched down the avenue on July 19 to oppose the misogyny, racism and an alleged gang-rape

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Bid to ease Chile's abortion ban hits roadblock

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-07-21

Chile's Chamber of Deputies fell one vote short of passing the Senate version of a bill easing the country's strict abortion law, a surprise setback to President Michelle Bachelet

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Chile's senate passes bill to ease strict abortion ban

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-07-20

Chile is one of only a handful of countries worldwide where abortion is illegal without exception

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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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Teen kills father for raping married sister

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-06-28

Marital rape is also not considered a crime, further adding to the number of unreported cases. In 2014 there were around 14,000 reported cases of child rape

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