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Afghan MP's Remark to Female Filmmaker Suggested Sexual Abuse

Mohammad Habibzada, Noor Zahid

An Afghan lawmaker threatened a female documentary filmmaker with sexual abuse during a video interview on women’s rights

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Women raped routinely in North Korean army, defector alleges


A defector from the North Korean army has detailed the appalling conditions endured by women soldiers, including routinely being raped by superior officers

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25 years later, there is still a lot to learn about the Anita Hill sexual harassment case


Anita Hill, an African-American law professor, was publicly humiliated in 1991 for exposing the hidden shame of millions of women subjected to sexual harassment in the workplace

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40 percent of women in Delhi have endured sexual harassment, study finds


A new study published in the International Criminal Justice Review found that 40 percent of women in Delhi have been subject to sexual harassment during the past year

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Bhutan tackles violence against women for "refusing sex, burning the dinner"

Saraswati Sundas

A national health survey in 2012 revealed 74 percent of women in the majority Buddhist country had been victims of physical violence

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Plight of 11-year-old mother in Uganda reignites calls to stop child marriage

Yasin Kakande

A study by the WHO in 2013 indicated that early marriages and resultant pregnancies are the biggest cause of deaths among 15 to 19-year-old girls in Uganda

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Congo ex-vice president guilty in landmark ICC war rape ruling


The case is the first in which the ICC has found a high official directly responsible for the crimes of his subordinates, as well as the first to focus primarily on crimes of sexual violence committed in war

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Better protection needed for older women at risk of violence -campaigners


Research by HelpAge International - a group focused on promoting the rights of older people worldwide - has shown that women aged over 49 are often excluded from statistics on violence

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