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Nepal criminalises banishing menstruating women to huts

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-08-11

Lawmakers in Nepal have passed a law criminalising a practice that forces women from their homes during menstruation

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Saudia Airlines warn passengers of strict dress code

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-08-10

Some may not be surprised to see a strict dress code on Saudi Arabian planes, since the country follows a conservative version of Sunni Islam, but others on social media think it has gone too far

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Iranian president names three women to government posts after criticism

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-08-10

"What's happened with this reformist government that we now have to beg just to get one woman in the cabinet?"

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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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Saudi Arabia begins work on bikini-friendly beach resort

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-08-04

Normally, women in Saudi Arabia are required to cover themselves from head to toe — in July, a woman was arrested after being filmed wearing a miniskirt

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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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Turkish women march in rights protest in Istanbul

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-07-31

Women protested against the violence and animosity they face from men demanding they dress more conservatively

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Malaysia MP: 'Denying husbands sex is abuse'

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-07-28

A Malaysian lawmaker has come under fire for saying that women denying sex to their husbands was a form of "psychological and emotional abuse"

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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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