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17 men arrested in ongoing gang rape of hearing impaired girl, 11, sending shockwaves through India

Category: Gender based violence
2018-07-20

17 men had been arrested for allegedly raping and molesting a hearing impaired 11-year-old girl repeatedly over the course of seven months

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Spain to outlaw sex without explicit consent after outcry

Category: Gender based violence
2018-07-19

The change in law was sparked after five men were cleared of gang-raping an 18-year-old woman at the Pamplona bull-running festival

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Chinese police are reportedly cutting the dresses off of Uighur Muslim women in public

Category: Gender in the world
2018-07-18

The alleged dress-cutting campaign is part of a systematic approach from the Chinese government at eradicating the people’s traditional identity and forcing assimilation.

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Men hold the top 14 positions in Theresa May’s cabinet

Category: Gender policy
2018-07-17

How depressing, in this centenary year of the suffragette movement, that the prime minister’s inner circle is as male as John Major’s

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Walk the talk: India's opposition urges Modi to pass women's bill

Category: Gender policy
2018-07-17

The bill provides for one-third of seats in national and state assemblies to be reserved for female candidates

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One of the only women on the field at 2018 World Cup says women deserve larger roles in soccer

Category: Sport
2018-07-13

Iva Olivari, the first woman to manage the Croatian national soccer team and one of the only women sitting on any team’s bench during this year’s World Cup

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Serena takes another step toward 8th Wimbledon title of illustrious career

Category: Sport
2018-07-13

On the grass court at Wimbledon, Serena Williams took one step closer to her eighth career Wimbledon title after dispatching Julia Goerges of Germany

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Failure to educate girls could cost world $30 trillion - report

Category: Gender in the world
2018-07-13

Failing to let girls finish their education could cost the world as much as $30 trillion in lost earnings and productivity, yet more than 130 million girls are out of school globally

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Lebanese tourist sentenced to eight years in prison for Facebook post against Egypt

Category: Gender based violence
2018-07-09

A Lebanese tourist who was arrested last month for posting a video on Facebook complaining of sexual harassment and conditions in Egypt was sentenced to eight years in prison

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