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Child sex abuse live streams rising at 'alarming rate' amid surge in 'cybersex trafficking'

Category: Trafficking 

2017-11-17

A new form of human trafficking that sees children forced to carry out sex acts while being live-streamed for paedophiles to watch online is growing at an “alarming rate”, a charity has warned

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France to reassess child sex laws after controversial cases

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-11-17

France is to consider a change to its laws around sexual consent, according to the minister for gender equality

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UN peacekeeper in DR Congo honoured for combatting sexual violence on the frontlines

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-11-16

UN peacekeeper Major Seitebatso Pearl Block was commended for developing a Mission-wide, short message service campaign to combat gender-based abuse by connecting with women

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Italy probes deaths of 26 Nigerian women from migrant boats

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-11-07

Italian prosecutors are investigating the deaths of 26 Nigerian women - most of them teenagers - whose bodies were recovered at sea.

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Egyptian lawyer says it's a national duty to rape girls who wear revealing clothing like ripped jeans

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-11-02

'I say that when a girl walks about like that, it is a patriotic duty to sexually harass her and a national duty to rape her,' says Nabih al-Wahsh

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Bedridden woman, 100, dies after being brutally raped by home invader

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-11-01

A 35-year-old man is being charged with rape, murder, and violation under the Prevention of Atrocities act after he allegedly assaulted a 100-year-old bedridden Dalit women

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Women's progress index shows big gaps among and inside nations

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-10-26

Iceland and Norway are the best countries for women, and Syria and Afghanistan the worst, according to an index to be released that measures a host of global gains and failures

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Gender equality best in Sweden, worst in Greece

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-10-17

Sweden and Denmark top the EU in terms of gender equality in society, while Greece and Hungary rank at the bottom.

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Social media fills with "Me Too" stories of sexual harassment, assault

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-10-17

It started on Sunday with American actress Alyssa Milano calling on Twitter users to write "Me too" if they have ever been sexually assaulted or harassed

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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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