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Singapore names first woman president

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-09-13

Singapore named a former speaker of parliament as the multicultural city-state’s first woman president on Wednesday

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Bad laws underpin global "rape epidemic", let rapists off the hook: report

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-03-06

A survey of laws in 73 countries found rapists could avoid punishment by marrying their victim in countries including Bahrain, Iraq, Philippines, Tajikistan and Tunisia

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Historic Woman Photographer Pays Stunning Tribute To Other Historic Women

Category: Culture 

2016-11-24

“Women: New Portraits,” commissioned by UBS, is currently on view in New York City, bringing together Leibovitz’s images from 1999 with photos from 2016, and several in between

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Singapore comes under pressure over female genital cutting of babies

Category: Gender based violence 

Emma Batha
2016-10-18

Medical clinics in Singapore are carrying out female genital cutting on babies, according to people with first-hand experience of the procedure....

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Sheryl Sandberg appears in Annie Leibovitz portrait series celebrating strong women

Category: Culture 

2016-03-30

Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is part of an expansive project that honors resilient and powerful women for good reason. She's proved herself to be the epitome of both

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Women use 5,000 euphemisms to ease pain of talking about periods

Category: Gender in the world 

Alex Whiting
2016-03-02

"Having the painters in", "shark week", "on the rag" and "Bloody Mary" are all euphemisms for the same thing: menstruation, a subject that is still taboo in many countries in the world

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'Women': Annie Leibovitz unveils new photos

Category: Culture 

Angelica Pursley
2016-01-15

"WOMEN: New Portraits" is an exhibition of newly commissioned portraits which will form the basis of a unique traveling exhibition

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Asia's developing nations pessimistic on equality for women - survey

Category: Gender in the world 

Alisa Tang
2015-10-16

People in Asia's developing countries believe the next generation of women will face a tough time combating gender inequality, according to a survey released

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How India's women pilots are breaking the gender barrier to soar high

Category: Gender in the world 

2015-07-14

Of the 1,100 pilot licences issued in India in 2014, about 170 were to women, an increase of 5 per cent from the year earlier

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"New gender gaps" opening up in education - OECD researchers

Category: Gender in the world 

Joseph D'Urso
2015-03-05

Despite much progress reducing inequalities over the past century, new gender gaps in education are opening up, researchers said

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