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Brutal Killing In Russia Highlights Lack Of Domestic Violence Law

Tom Balmforth
2013-01-29

That Russia, more than a decade into the 21st century, has no law specifically addressing the issue of domestic violence has long infuriated women's rights advocates

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State admits 'problematic' birth control shots for Ethiopian women

2013-01-29

A government official has for the first time acknowledged the practice of injecting women of Ethiopian origin with the long-acting contraceptive Depo-Provera

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Indian women given kitchen knives, chili to fend off rapists

Kaustubh Kulkarni
2013-01-28

The Shiv Sena party, an ally of the main opposition BJP, said it had handed out 21,000 knives with three-inch blades to women in the city and surrounding areas and plans to distribute 100,000.

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India: Women Court


2013-01-28

In a bid to address rising crimes against women in India, the first women's court was inaugurated to deal exclusively with crimes and atrocities against women in India's eastern West Bengal state

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Morocco plan to change rape marriage law

2013-01-25

Women's rights activists in Morocco have welcomed plans to change an article of the penal code that allows rapists of underage girls to avoid prosecution by marrying their victims.

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Death sentence and detentions raise profile of rape in Somalia

2013-01-25

The recent execution in Somalia of a soldier convicted of rape and the detention of a journalist investigating sexual assault have given the traditionally taboo issue of gender-based violence an usual degree of prominence.

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Pentagon to end ban on women in front-line combat

2013-01-24

US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has decided to lift the military's ban on women serving in combat, a senior Pentagon official has said

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India first women's court opens in West Bengal

Amitabha Bhattasali
2013-01-24

This is the first in a series of such courts, which will be headed by two women judges. All the staff and government lawyers will also be women

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Davos 2013: why are only 17% of delegates women?

2013-01-24

The annual schmoozefest for the world's movers and shakers will again be male-dominated. What is its excuse?

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