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More women in Latin America are working, but gender gap persists, new UN figures show
International Day on the Elimination of Violence against Women 25 November 2019
Record number of women to stand in general election in UK
School transgender support guidelines published in Northern Ireland
‘Real change’ involving women in peace and security, still too slow, Guterres tells Security Council
Cross-party female MPs condemn UK media's treatment of Meghan
Nasa astronauts complete first ever all-female spacewalk
Attacked for gender, not views: Hong Kong women protesters facing troll army
Hong Kong
G7 leaders told to scrap discriminatory gender laws from statute books
By Angelique Chrisafis | Gender equality advisory council says states must begin enshrining equal rights in law
UN report condemns sexual violence by Myanmar military
Myanmar | By Grant Peck
Support Kenya's working mothers, says MP booted from parliament
Kenya | Kenyan MP kicked out of parliament for bringing her baby to work says it highlights need for workplaces with nurseries.
Iran is taking steps to combat sexual harassment in the workplace
Iran | By Maziar Motamedi | For the first time, an Iranian government agency publishes guidelines to counter sexual harassment and abuse of power.
Indonesia pardons woman jailed for reporting boss' lewd call
Indonesia | Parliament approves amnesty for Baiq Nuril Maknun who was jailed after she filed sexual harassment against school head.
Not every student can afford pads and tampons. In New Hampshire, they'll soon get them for free.
US | By Leah Asmelash and Brian Ries
Gendered language like 'manhole' will soon be banned from Berkeley's city codes
US | By Madeline Holcombe
London pride march draws thousands as homophobic hate crimes rise
UK | By Madeline Roache | Activists say widening acceptance of LGBT people stands in sharp contrast to rise in hate crimes against the community.
Cross-sports push at World Cup for gender pay equality
By Ronald Blum
The U.K. Just Banned 'Harmful Gender Stereotypes' in Advertising
UK | By Billy Perrigo
Vatican rejects gender change to alarm of LGBT Catholics
Vatican | By Nicole Winfield
Finland’s new female-powered government sworn in
Finland | By Jari Tanner
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