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Where are the Women in Armenia's Revolution?

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

Sara Khojoyan
2018-05-18

Indeed, only two of the new government’s 17 ministers - for culture and for labour and social affairs - are women. All three deputy prime ministers are all men

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New York’s 1st woman attorney general is the most qualified person to ever hold the post

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-05-18

Following the abrupt resignation of New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman in the wake of allegations that he had violently abused four women, his successor, Barbara Underwood became the first woman to ever be sworn in to the post

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Cannes film festival unveils equality charter in push for gender parity

Category: Culture 

2018-05-16

Pledge is likely to be adopted by other leading international film festivals in drive to improve women’s representation

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Sudanese teen bride who killed husband during rape to be executed

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-05-11

A 19-year-old girl in Sudan was sentenced to death by a court on Thursday for murdering her husband after he tried to rape her, said campaigners, calling on the president to pardon her

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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman quits amid abuse reports

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-05-08

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has resigned following allegations of assault by four women

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Nobel Literature prize award postponed amid turmoil over sex scandal

Category: Culture 

2018-05-07

Photographer and cultural figure Jean-Claude Arnault, who is married to Academy member and author Katarina Frostenson, denies all allegations of sexual misconduct

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Chilean towns to fine men for street harassment of women

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-05-02

Two Chilean municipalities have announced they will begin issuing fines of up to hundreds of dollars to anyone guilty of street harassment of women

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Nearly two-thirds of global workforce in the ‘informal’ economy

Category: Events 

2018-05-02

More than 61 per cent of the world’s employed population – two billion people – earn their livelihoods in the informal sector, the United Nations labour agency said

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Newly-resurfaced video of Allison Mack purportedly shows how she tried to lure women into alleged sex cult

Category: Trafficking 

2018-04-26

Over Twitter, Mack also invited actress Emma Watson to talk to her about “an amazing women’s movement I think you’d dig.”

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Video of woman being attacked by morality police over loose hijab rattles people in Iran and beyond

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-04-25

Video of women officers from Iran’s morality police force attacking a young woman for wearing a headscarf that only loosely covered her hair has gone viral in Iran and around the world

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