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Japan's Sadako Ogata, first female U.N. refugee chief, dies at 92

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-10-29

Sadako Ogata, who was the first and only woman to serve as the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees has died, aged 92

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Norway at top, Yemen at bottom of rankings for women's quality of life

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-10-23

While life for women has improved in some 60 countries, it has deteriorated in Yemen and other war-torn nations

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Turkey under pressure to tackle sharp rise in murders of women

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-10-22

World Health Organization data say 38% of women in Turkey are subject to violence from a partner in their lifetime

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In first, Saudi women to be enlisted in army

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-10-04

Women in Saudi Arabia will be allowed to join the army as soldiers for the first time in yet another step to empower females in the country

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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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U.N. caves to veto threat by anti-abortion U.S. over rape in war help

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-04-24

A resolution was adopted after a reference to the need to give timely "sexual and reproductive health" assistance to survivors of sexual violence was cut to appease the United States

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Argentina Votes to Penalize Sexual Harassment in Street

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-04-19

Argentine Senate recognized sexual street harassment as a form of gender-based violence as sexual harassment in Buenos Aires increased by 50 percent in 2018.

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Violets from the ABL

Category: Exclusive 

2019-03-21

On March 7, with regard to the International Women’s day Women’s Information Center held a campaign “Violets from the ABL”

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Iranian lawyer who defended women’s right to remove hijab gets 38 years, 148 lashes

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-03-12

After two trials described by Amnesty International as “grossly unfair,” Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has been sentenced to a total of 38 years in prison and 148 lashes

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Lebanese women hail first female Arab interior minister

Category: Gender policy 

2019-02-18

Lebanon has appointed the Arab world's first female interior minister in its new government, prising open a wider foothold for women in its overwhelmingly male political scene

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