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Artist displays 440 pairs of high heels for women murdered in Turkey in 2018

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-09-25

Turkish artist has mounted 440 pairs of high heels on the facade of a building on a busy Istanbul street, to symbolise the number of women murdered in domestic or sexual violence in Turkey

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Gulalai Ismail: Activist in hiding flees Pakistan for the US

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-09-20

A Pakistani human rights activist who spoke out against the army has fled the country after months in hiding

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South Africa in a crisis of violence against women, says president

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-09-10

The South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has admitted the country is facing a national crisis of violence against women as protesters took to the streets for a third successive day

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Russian women post bruised selfies to push for domestic violence law

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-07-25

Thousands of Russian women are posting selfies on social media with their faces covered in fake blood and bruises in an effort to push the government to pass a domestic violence law

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Saudi Arabia 'planning to relax male guardianship laws'

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-07-12

Saudi Arabia could be planning to relax the country’s strict male guardianship laws to allow women to leave the country without needing permission from a male relative, according to reports

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France to finally ban smacking children - but parents won't be punished

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-07-05

France's parliament is expected to adopt a ban on parents smacking their children although those that do are unlikely to be punished

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Indian mother, daughter have heads shaved after resisting gang rape

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-07-01

India has a grim record of sexual violence against women despite legal reforms after the gang rape of a Delhi student on a bus in December 2012, which triggered global outrage

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U.N. labour body adopts #MeToo pact against violence at work

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-06-24

The International Labour Organization adopted a new global treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace

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Spain's parliament leads Europe in gender-equality despite rise of far right

Category: Gender policy 

2019-05-23

At 47%, Spain has a bigger proportion of female lawmakers than even Sweden, which has a far longer history of promoting gender equality

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Rape of toddler sparks protests, clashes in Indian Kashmir

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-05-15

Thousands of people took to the streets of Indian-controlled Kashmir to demand the death penalty for a man who raped a 3-year-old girl

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