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EU announces new projects supporting vulnerable groups in the Covid-19 crisis

Three new projects implemented by civil society partners will work across the country with victims of domestic violence, IDPs, and persons with disabilities

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Media and Gender Equality in Conflict and Peace Processes

On May 27, 2020, the 2nd Online Training Session was held for journalists as part of the joint project  “Local communities build and sustain peace: Strengthening women and youth participation in building sustainable peace in Georgia” of the Women's Information Center and the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP)

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Women seen needing 60+ years to get equal with men in EU

Pandemic risks slowing women’s progress still further as unpaid caring duties grow and paid work shrinks

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Abortion rights protests block city streets across Poland

Abortion in Poland will be banned in the case of foetal abnormalities and will be legal only in the case of rape, incest or a threat to the woman's health

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Amy Coney Barrett confirmed to US Supreme Court

The US Senate has confirmed Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court in a victory for President Donald Trump a week before the general election

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Nino Kadagidze Elected Chairperson of Supreme Council of Justice

Kadagidze's candidacy was not supported by only one non-judicial member of the council, Nazi Janezashvili

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Citigroup's Jane Fraser to become first woman to head a Wall St bank

Fraser joins a small group of women who have broken through the glass ceiling to reach the C-suite at major financial firms

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GENDER NEWS
Women seen needing 60+ years to get equal with men in EU

Pandemic risks slowing women’s progress still further as unpaid caring duties grow and paid work shrinks

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Abortion rights protests block city streets across Poland

Abortion in Poland will be banned in the case of foetal abnormalities and will be legal only in the case of rape, incest or a threat to the woman's health

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Polish protesters target church masses over near-total abortion ban

Protesters interrupt a mass in Poznan chanting "we are sick of this" and hold up banners with slogans in front of the altar

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GENDER VIOLENCE
Only one in seven UK rape victims think reporting will bring justice

Only around one in seven rape victims in Britain believes that by reporting the crime to the police they will receive justice

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Mayor of Copenhagen steps down over sexual harassment

Mayor of Copenhagen Frank Jensen has been accused of sexually harassing two women in 2012 and 2017

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  Police detained one person in Tbilisi for rape and arrogation

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  Afghan women illegally forced into 'virginity tests'

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  Ministry of Internal Affairs detained one person for the attempted premeditated murder of family member

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  Indian rape victim dies weeks after assault triggering protests

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  Over 50 women accuse Ebola aid workers of sex abuse in Congo

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Trump Supreme Court pick Barrett known for conservative religious views

Liberals fear that Amy Coney Barrett, Trump's pick to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg, could vote to roll back abortion rights

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TIME Reveals Its Annual List of the 100 Most Influential People in the World

IME reveals the 2020 TIME100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The issue has 8 worldwide covers, each highlighting a member of the TIME100

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U.N. chief warns world facing 'generational catastrophe' on education

Guterres said that as of mid-July schools were closed in some 160 countries, affecting more than 1 billion students, while at least 40 million children have missed out on pre-school.

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