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South African men protest sexual violence against women

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-05-22

Following a slew of sexually related attacks and murders, men are taking a stand against sexual violence in South Africa

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Indian court allows 10-year-old rape victim to have an abortion

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-05-19

Girl had crossed 20-week legal limit after which terminations are usually only allowed if there is danger to life of mother or baby

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Indian woman battered to death with bricks after being gang-raped

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-05-15

Victim's mother had previously registered a complaint against one of the accused for pressuring her daughter to marry him

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Breakthrough as Kenya poised to elect first female governors

Category: Gender policy 

2017-05-02

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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Support building for landmark move to overturn El Salvador's anti-abortion law

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-03-27

Parliamentary bill proposing to loosen draconian restrictions on abortion finds favour after religious groups, doctors and others voice public support

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Angelina Jolie hosts first lecture at LSE

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-03-15

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie has been praised by students following her first appearance as a lecturer

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Bad laws underpin global "rape epidemic", let rapists off the hook: report

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-03-06

A survey of laws in 73 countries found rapists could avoid punishment by marrying their victim in countries including Bahrain, Iraq, Philippines, Tajikistan and Tunisia

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Ireland passes law making it a crime to buy sex

Category: Trafficking 

2017-02-24

Some sex workers say the crackdown will drive prostitution underground, placing women at greater risk by forcing them to work in more isolated areas

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Theresa May: I want to transform how we think about domestic violence

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-02-21

Prime minister launches major consultation to result in domestic violence and abuse act with new measures to help victims

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New UN report reveals obstacles to combat impunity for conflict-related sexual violence in Ukraine

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-02-17

The report was prepared by the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (HRMMU) and looks at the period from 14 March 2014 to 31 January this year

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