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Child Bride: 11-Year-Old Iranian Girl's Marriage Annulled After Public Outcry

2019-09-05

The girl is said to be around 11. The man is reportedly twice her age. They were recently wed in a remote southwestern Iranian province with a video of the ceremony posted online

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‘He groped me’: Singer says opera’s Domingo grabbed breast

2019-09-05

Wilson, was one of 11 women to come forward after an Aug. 13 AP story in which numerous women accused the long-married, Spanish-born superstar of sexual harassment

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Emma Watson launches workplace harassment legal advice line

2019-08-15

The actor Emma Watson has urged women to understand their rights as she launched a legal advice line for those experiencing sexual harassment at work

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Alexandra Macesanu murder: Minister sacked over ‘deeply wrong’ remarks

2019-08-06

Romania's prime minister has fired her education minister over her "deeply wrong" comments about a kidnapping case

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Russian women post bruised selfies to push for domestic violence law

2019-07-25

Thousands of Russian women are posting selfies on social media with their faces covered in fake blood and bruises in an effort to push the government to pass a domestic violence law

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France to finally ban smacking children - but parents won't be punished

2019-07-05

France's parliament is expected to adopt a ban on parents smacking their children although those that do are unlikely to be punished

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Indian mother, daughter have heads shaved after resisting gang rape

2019-07-01

India has a grim record of sexual violence against women despite legal reforms after the gang rape of a Delhi student on a bus in December 2012, which triggered global outrage

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Ashley Judd goes it alone, says she is not settling with Hollywood honcho Harvey Weinstein

2019-05-29

Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein may have reached a tentative $44 million settlement with some of the women who have accused him of sexual misconduct, but actress Ashley Judd isn’t one of them

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Rape of toddler sparks protests, clashes in Indian Kashmir

2019-05-15

Thousands of people took to the streets of Indian-controlled Kashmir to demand the death penalty for a man who raped a 3-year-old girl

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