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

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-11-30

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 

2017-10-16

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 

2017-10-11

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 

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

Category: Gender based violence 

Annie Gowen
2016-08-18

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 

2016-08-02

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
2016-06-29

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

Category: It`s interesting to know 

Kristine Gamtenadze
2016-06-27

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 

2016-06-22

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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