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India is home to 21 million ‘unwanted’ girls, study finds

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-01-31

A new report by India’s finance ministry estimates that a cultural preference for boys has led to 21 million “unwanted” girls in the country

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Law to cut sex-selective abortions in Armenia 'putting lives at risk'

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

2016-10-25

Government introduces waiting time after warning that high level of terminations of female foetuses was causing a demographic crisis

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Congolese gets 18 years for Central African Republic war crimes

Category: Events 

2016-06-22

Jean-Pierre Bemba is the first person that the global war crimes court has held directly responsible for his subordinates' crimes

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Senate votes to require women to register for the draft

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-06-15

The United States Senate voted to pass a defense bill today that would require young women to sign up for a potential military draft for the first time in U.S. history

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Being born a girl means clearing a lot of hurdles

Category: Gender based violence 


2016-03-15

One day out of 365. One day in a world wherein from the time they are born until they die, women experience discrimination and violence at every stage of their life

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Meet Maggie Doyne: 29 years old and a loving mother to 51 Nepali children

Category: It`s interesting to know 


2015-12-10

Back west to celebrate being named CNN’s 2015 Hero of the Year, Doyne is also visiting to establish the apartment as a base for the small BlinkNow team she’s assembled stateside

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With an Invitation, a Gender Barrier at Harvard Falls

Category: Gender in the world 

2015-09-15

The Spee Club, an exclusive all-male club at Harvard University, will be admitting women for the first time in its 163 year-history

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Unrest tilts Georgia towards Russia

Category: Events 

2015-05-21

As Georgian leaders head to the Eastern Partnership summit in Riga, they will find it hard to hide their disappointment

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If Selective Abortions Continue, We will Have 40,000 Less Girls by 2020

Category: Exclusive 

Ketevan Nozadze

2015-05-19

Estimates made in 2010 showed that 25,000 girls of age 0-19 have “dissappeared” in Georgia - the number is a result of imbalance between sexes at birth seen since 90s

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China launches new campaign against sex-selective abortions

Category: Gender in the world 

Ben Blanchard
2015-05-07

China has begun a new campaign against illegal prenatal gender tests and sex-selective abortions to help address the country's gender imbalance

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