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Australian Parliament allows same-sex marriages


Gay marriage was endorsed by 62 percent of Australian voters who responded to the government-commissioned postal ballot

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Brazil environmentalist Marina Silva to run for president in 2018


Former Brazilian senator and environmental minister Marina Silva said that she would seek her party's nomination to run for president next year

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South Korea to reconsider its abortion ban


South Korea will reconsider its ban on elective abortion procedures, the South Korean president’s office said

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Girls are better than boys at solving problems in teams, finds new global study


Analysts said the findings suggest girls are better equipped for the workplace and are more able to cope with modern ways of working

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Turkey passes law to let clerics to perform civil marriages, raising concerns about child marriage


A new law enacted in Turkey that allows Muslim clerics to conduct civil marriages. Or so-called “mufti marriages” has been praised by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

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New York City to build its 1st statues of women in Central Park


Currently, there are 22 statues of historical figures in the park, none of which are women. According to the Smithsonian Art Museum, women make up only eight percent of public statues

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France to reassess child sex laws after controversial cases


France is to consider a change to its laws around sexual consent, according to the minister for gender equality

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UN peacekeeper in DR Congo honoured for combatting sexual violence on the frontlines


UN peacekeeper Major Seitebatso Pearl Block was commended for developing a Mission-wide, short message service campaign to combat gender-based abuse by connecting with women

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‘Catastrophic’ Iraq law could legalise marriage for children as young as nine


Activists warn that proposal to amend legislation would set women’s rights back 50 years, allowing Muslim clerics to decide on marriage contracts

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In China women 'hold up half the sky' but can't touch the political glass ceiling

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