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Nations join forces to stop high level of violence against women

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-09-21

World leaders meeting at the United Nations launched a half-billion dollar effort to end violence against women and girls

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El Salvador teen rape victim sentenced to 30 years in prison after stillbirth

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-07-07

A high school student was convicted on the grounds that failing to seek antenatal care amounted to murder, after giving birth in a bathroom in 2016

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Indian court allows 10-year-old rape victim to have an abortion

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-05-19

Girl had crossed 20-week legal limit after which terminations are usually only allowed if there is danger to life of mother or baby

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France arrests at least two people a day for buying sex under new law - charity

Category: Trafficking 

2017-04-18

"Sex buyers are now recognised as people who sexually exploit women in vulnerable situations with their financial power"

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Support building for landmark move to overturn El Salvador's anti-abortion law

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-03-27

Parliamentary bill proposing to loosen draconian restrictions on abortion finds favour after religious groups, doctors and others voice public support

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Ireland passes law making it a crime to buy sex

Category: Trafficking 

2017-02-24

Some sex workers say the crackdown will drive prostitution underground, placing women at greater risk by forcing them to work in more isolated areas

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New UN report reveals obstacles to combat impunity for conflict-related sexual violence in Ukraine

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-02-17

The report was prepared by the UN Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine (HRMMU) and looks at the period from 14 March 2014 to 31 January this year

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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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Flight attendant shares story of saving trafficking victim

Category: Trafficking 

2017-02-07

When Shelia Fedrick saw a dishevelled girl sitting beside an older, well-dressed man on her flight, she was concerned

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Fathers in rural India to be targeted to help stop sex trade in young girls

Category: Trafficking 

2016-12-27

Of an estimated 20 million commercial sex workers in India, 16 million women and girls are victims of sex trafficking

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