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Teenage Climate Activist Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

2019-03-14

Three Norwegian lawmakers have nominated Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg, who has become a prominent voice in campaigns against climate change, for the Nobel Peace Prize

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Philippine president hurls misogynistic insults at ceremony honoring women in law enforcement


2019-03-13

In a shocking display of misogyny, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte lashed out at attendees at a ceremony honoring women in law enforcement in Manila

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

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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Erdogan accuses women's march of disrespecting Islam

2019-03-11

Several thousand women had gathered in central Istanbul on Friday evening for a march to celebrate International Women's Day but police fired tear gas to disperse them

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'Big step but not enough': Ecuador debates easing abortion law in rape cases

2019-03-05

Abortions are illegal in Ecuador, except under two circumstances: if the life of the pregnant woman is at risk, or if the pregnancy is the result of the rape of a woman with mental disabilities

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U.K. launches global fund to help end ‘period poverty’ by 2050

2019-03-04

It is estimated that half of all women and girls in poor countries are forced to use rags, cloths, grass and paper during their periods since many can’t afford to buy sanitary products

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Women have only three quarters of economic rights of men, finds World Bank

2019-02-28

Discriminatory laws mean women are held back from gaining economic independence and also contribute to a loss of $160 trillion in lost earnings worldwide each year

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The Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative led by Ivanka Trump will change women's lives

2019-02-08

President Trump signed a presidential memorandum launching a landmark effort on behalf of women worldwide, closely crafted and conceived by Senior Adviser Ivanka Trump

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At State of the Union, women in white stand up (or sit down) to Trump

2019-02-07

Democratic women lawmakers projected a picture of calm displeasure during Trump's speech that made clear his version of unity was not one they could accept

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