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Norway: police uncover more than 150 rapes and sexual assaults in Lapland

Category: Gender based violence 


Shockwaves felt across the country after investigation identified 82 victims aged between four and 75

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Cairo named most dangerous megacity for women; London best - poll

Category: Gender in the world 


Cairo is the world's most dangerous megacity for women while London is the best, according to the first international experts' poll

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Raped and executed in public: a Congolese militia’s reign of terror

Category: Gender based violence 


Woman was raped, whipped and decapitated in front of a cheering crowd before rebels drank her blood because she served fighters 'forbidden' fish

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

Category: Gender based violence 


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

Category: Gender based violence 


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

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India now has nearly 400 fast-track courts for rape cases. But ‘fast’ is a relative term

Category: Gender based violence 

Annie Gowen

Fast-track courts set up in India to speed prosecution of rape cases have not had the dramatic impact that advocates hoped for, interviews show

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Norway requires asylum seekers to attend classes on women’s rights

Category: Gender in the world 


Immigrants seeking asylum in Norway are required to attend compulsory classes on female rights — a response to a series of rapes, 75 percent of which were committed by immigrants

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What it’s Like to be Married at 7 Years Old

Category: Gender based violence 

Shougofa Alikozay

Spengul’s mom was married at just 7 years old to a man then in his mid-20s. For her impoverished family, the marriage offered some financial relief and a form of protection

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Gogowine - 27-year-old Georgian PR manager becomes successful winemaker

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Kristine Gamtenadze

Keti Berishvili is a 27-year-old Georgian winemaker. Her family has been doing this business for the last several years and Keti became involved in it a year ago

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Reports of sexual harassment and assault on NYC subway skyrocket more than 50%

Category: Gender based violence 


According to the latest figures released by the NYPD, reports of sexual offenses on the New York City subway system are up more than 50 percent year over year

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