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Oxfam appoints former UN official to head independent commission on sexual abuse and exploitation


Oxfam has appointed a former United Nations official to head an independent commission on sexual abuse and exploitation in the wake of a scandal over misconduct by its staff

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7,000 pairs of shoes were outside U.S. Capitol to represent children killed by guns


The lawn of the U.S. Capitol was covered in 7,000 pairs of shoes, to symbolize the 7,000 children killed by gun violence since the 2012 Newtown shooting

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France to set legal age of sexual consent at 15


France plans to fix the legal age of sexual consent at 15, meaning sex with someone younger than that would be considered rape

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French actresses launch own "Time's Up" with white ribbons


France's "Now we act" is billed as an appeal to raise funds so that women who have suffered rape or other forms of sexual violence can take legal action

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Turkey’s president accused of child abuse after leaving girl, 6, in tears during TV appearance


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is being sharply criticized after he brought a 6-year-old girl to tears during a televised political gathering over..

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Slovakia rejects treaty combating violence against women


Slovakia will not ratify a European treaty designed to combat violence against women, Prime Minister Robert Fico said bowing to opposition from junior coalition partner and religious groups

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She Ran From the Cut, and Helped Thousands of Other Girls Escape, Too


For Maasai families, the cutting ceremony is a celebration that transforms girls into women and marks daughters as eligible brides

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Pakistani man sentenced for rape, murder of Zainab Ansari


A Pakistani man was sentenced to death Saturday for the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl whose killing last month led to widespread protests

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Oxfam's deputy CEO resigns over sex crimes scandal


Oxfam's deputy chief executive has resigned amid a growing sex crimes scandal involving the organization's aid workers in Haiti and Chad

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