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Pakistani mother arrested for allegedly burning her teenage daughter alive

2016-06-10

A woman is under arrest in Pakistan after the she allegedly burned her teenage daughter alive for getting married without her family’s permission

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Amal Clooney to represent ISIS survivor Nadia Murad and victims of Yazidi genocide

2016-06-10

Clooney will act as their counsel to hold the Islamic State accountable for the genocide, sexual enslavement and trafficking of thousands of girls and women

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ISIS extremists burn 19 Yezidi girls to death in Mosul

Jan Nasro
2016-06-06

Extremist jihadis of the Islamic State (ISIS) executed 19 Yezidi girls by burning them to death, activists and eyewitnesses reported

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Over 17 mln women and girls collect water in Africa, at risk of rape and disease

Lin Taylor
2016-06-02

The need to walk long distances to find water puts women and children at a higher risk of sexual abuse

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Egyptian teenager dies during illegal genital mutilation surgery, official says

Salma Abdelaziz and Sarah Sirgany
2016-06-02

After Mayar Mohamed Mousa's twin sister finished her operation, it was the 17-year-old's turn to go under the knife

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Pakistan: Woman who rejected marriage offer burnt to death

2016-06-02

Nearly 1,100 women were killed by relatives in Pakistan last year in so-called honour-killings, the country's independent Human Rights Commission says

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Sex workers suffer 'horrific' rape, beatings and discrimination: report

Lin Taylor
2016-05-27

Research published by Amnesty International showed that sex workers globally lack protection from "horrific" abuse and violence, even in countries like Norway

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ISIS is fining women $10 for showing their eyes

2016-05-27

ISIS will fine women $10 for showing their eyes. Women who wear a cloak that’s too tight will be hit with a $25 fine

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Almost 80 percent of Indian women face public harassment in cities - survey

Nita Bhalla
2016-05-25

Most of respondents who experienced harassment aged between 25 and 35 years old and were largely working women and students

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