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Why Nato must defend women's rights

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-12-12

Ending gender-based violence is a vital issue of peace and security as well as of social justice. Nato can be a leader in this effort

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New York City to build its 1st statues of women in Central Park

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-11-20

Currently, there are 22 statues of historical figures in the park, none of which are women. According to the Smithsonian Art Museum, women make up only eight percent of public statues

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More than 40 million people trapped in slavery: new global estimate

Category: Trafficking 

2017-09-19

The ILO and Walk Free conducted surveys in 48 countries and interviewed more than 71,000 people with findings supplemented by data from the International Organization for Migration

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Britain’s Celebrities Urge Government to Admit More Child Refugees

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-02-15

Only 200 unaccompanied children have been accepted under the nine-month plan. Another 150 will be admitted in the next few weeks before it is closed

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Sakharov prize: Yazidi women win EU freedom prize

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-10-27

Two Yazidi women who escaped sexual enslavement by so-called Islamic State (IS) in Iraq have won Europe's top human rights award, the Sakharov prize

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High risk of modern slavery in nearly 60 percent of countries, global index finds

Category: Trafficking 

2016-08-11

Most countries are at high risk of using slave labour in their supply chains, with North Korea ranked worst in the world

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Despite reform, Saudi "guardianship" still restricts women - HRW

Category: Gender in the world 

Tom Finn
2016-07-18

Dozens of Saudi women said they were subject to male supervision when applying for a passport, getting married and accessing medical treatment

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Romanian police smash slavery gang, children rescued

Category: Trafficking 

2016-07-14

The people were locked, chained and undressed during the night, beaten and forced to eat lunch off the floor for the amusement of the suspects

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Islamic State tightens grip on captives held as sex slaves

Category: Gender based violence 

2016-07-06

The advertisement on the Telegram app is as chilling as it is incongruous: A girl for sale is "Virgin. Beautiful. 12 years old.... Her price has reached $12,500 and she will be sold soon."

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Trafficking in Persons Report 2016: Georgia

Category: Trafficking 

2016-07-01

During the reporting period, the government increased the anti-trafficking capacity of its law enforcement through funding an unprecedented number of trainings for police, prosecutors..

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