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Where are the Women in Armenia's Revolution?

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

Sara Khojoyan
2018-05-18

Indeed, only two of the new government’s 17 ministers - for culture and for labour and social affairs - are women. All three deputy prime ministers are all men

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Chilean towns to fine men for street harassment of women

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-05-02

Two Chilean municipalities have announced they will begin issuing fines of up to hundreds of dollars to anyone guilty of street harassment of women

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Video of woman being attacked by morality police over loose hijab rattles people in Iran and beyond

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-04-25

Video of women officers from Iran’s morality police force attacking a young woman for wearing a headscarf that only loosely covered her hair has gone viral in Iran and around the world

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'Women in Argentina live in hell': calls for legal abortion grow

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-03-15

A groundswell of support for Argentinian women to be allowed terminations in the early weeks of pregnancy could soon culminate in a change to the law

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First conviction under sexism law for Belgian who insulted officer

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-03-06

A man who verbally abused a female police officer has become the first person to be convicted in Belgium under a law that criminalises sexism in a public place

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French actresses launch own "Time's Up" with white ribbons

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-03-01

France's "Now we act" is billed as an appeal to raise funds so that women who have suffered rape or other forms of sexual violence can take legal action

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February 25, 1921 – Heroic Georgians who fought against Russia’s Red Army

Category: Events 

2018-02-27

February 25 of 1921 is one of the tragic and painful dates in Georgia’s history. On this day Georgia again lost its newly gained independence that lasted less than three years

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She Ran From the Cut, and Helped Thousands of Other Girls Escape, Too

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-02-22

For Maasai families, the cutting ceremony is a celebration that transforms girls into women and marks daughters as eligible brides

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Saudi reform continues as women given freedom to open businesses

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-02-19

Women in Saudi Arabia have been given the go-ahead to start businesses without the permission of a male guardian, the Saudi government announced

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Oxfam's deputy CEO resigns over sex crimes scandal

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-02-14

Oxfam's deputy chief executive has resigned amid a growing sex crimes scandal involving the organization's aid workers in Haiti and Chad

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