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WIC works on the monitoring of 1325 action plan

Category: Exclusive 

2017-05-22

Women’s Information Center starts project “Monitoring of Georgia’s National Action Plan 2016-2017 in Fulfilling UN Security Council Resolution, on Women, Peace and Security 1325”

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Afghan women break ground with TV station launch

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-05-22

A new TV channel dedicated to women is set to begin broadcasting in Afghanistan, the first of its kind in a country whose media industry, like many areas of society, remains dominated by men

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Saudis And The UAE Will Donate $100 Million To A Fund Inspired By Ivanka Trump

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-05-22

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will donate a combined $100 million to a World Bank fund for women entrepreneurs that was the brainchild of Ivanka Trump

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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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Austria bans women from wearing face-covering veils in public spaces

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-05-19

The law takes effect in October and under it women wearing clothing covering their faces (burqas or niqabs) in public places will face a fine of 150 euros ($167)

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Georgian schools to teach gender equality in curriculum

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

2017-05-15

Human rights, gender equality, healthy living and reproductive health will soon be an integral part of the Georgian school curriculum

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Saudi king loosens guardianship rules on women

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-05-08

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has issued a directive to government offices that allows women greater access to government services without the consent of a male relative

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Female clerics declare fatwa on child marriage in Indonesia

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-04-28

Female clerics issued an unprecedented fatwa against child marriage in Indonesia in a bid to stop young girls becoming brides in the world's most populous Muslim country

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Ministry for Foreign Affairs releases reports on human rights in 135 countries

Category: Events 

2017-04-28

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MFA) is presenting new country reports on human rights, democracy and the rule of law

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Trump plan to end funding to women’s issues bureau revealed

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-04-27

Donald Trump to strip all funding from State Department team promoting women's rights around the world

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