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Michelle Pfeiffer Rips ‘Systemic’ Abuse of Women in Hollywood

Category: Gender based violence 


2017-11-08

Iconic actress Michelle Pfeiffer chimed in on the sexual assault and harassment scandal consuming Hollywood, telling the BCC that abuse of women in the film industry is “systemic.”

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Girl, 16, paraded naked in Pakistan after 'honour' row

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-11-07

Villagers in a remote area of north-west Pakistan are in shock after armed men forced a 16-year-old girl to walk half-naked through the village, claiming it was to redeem their family honour

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Cairo named most dangerous megacity for women; London best - poll

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-10-16

Cairo is the world's most dangerous megacity for women while London is the best, according to the first international experts' poll

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Trump Administration Rolls Back Birth Control Mandate

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-10-09

More than 55 million women have access to birth control without co-payments because of the contraceptive coverage mandate, according to a study

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Saudi king decrees women be allowed to drive

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-09-28

For more than 25 years, women activists have campaigned to be allowed to drive, defiantly taking to the road, petitioning the king and posting videos

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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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FT journalists threaten to strike over gender pay gap

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-08-01

Email from union leaders to 600 staff talks of increasing sense that managers are ‘not taking the matter seriously enough’

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Mother and daughter horribly scarred in brutal acid attack in India STILL live with attacker

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-07-24

A mother and daughter left permanently scarred in a brutal acid attack still live with their attacker - because they have nowhere else to live

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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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An Audi commercial in China compared women to used cars

Category: Gender in the world 


2017-07-21

An Audi commercial that aired in theaters and online in China is drawing ire for comparing women to used cars

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