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‘Marry the rapist’ laws are being repealed across the Middle East Tunisia, Jordan and Lebanon have scrapped laws that allow rapists to escape punishment by marrying their victims... Society
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Progress for anti-rape laws in Punjab A province in Pakistan has made DNA testing compulsory in rape cases, part of ongoing national reforms to improve support for victims ... Society
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The grandmothers lobbying for health and reproductive rights From a group of pensioner activists to a woman single-handedly running an orphanage for HIV-positive children, meet the grandmothers who are... Health Lifestyle
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US election thrusts gender equality into the spotlight Though it has been characterised by negativity, the US presidential election race has also brought women’s rights sharply to the fore. Does ... Politics Society
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3 women's rights campaigns sparked by the US election From heartfelt outpourings on social media to colourful flashmobs with a sartorial twist, this year’s US presidential election has prompted ... Media Politics Society
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Icelandic women leave work 14% early to protest 14% pay gap Thousands of Icelandic women have staged a protest over fair pay, leaving their workplaces early to highlight the country’s 14-18 per cent w... Economics Justice Society
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