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World Bank Launches Global Task Force to Tackle Gender-Based Violence
When the World Bank Bulldozed Her Community, She Fought Back
A proper reckoning
Feminist economics deserves recognition as a distinct branch of the discipline
Maria da Penha: The woman who changed Brazil's domestic violence laws
In September 2006, Brazil introduced ground-breaking legislation on domestic violence. It was called the Maria da Penha Law after a women's rights activist who was left paraplegic by her violent husband. Here, she tells her remarkable story.
Why male-dominated workplaces hold women back
In Orlando, A 'Modest Fashion' Boutique For Hijabi Women
Sexual harassment routine in Australian police: report
Some police workers felt that if they reported harassment it would hurt their careers, while others said complaints could take too long to resolve
Rajya Sabha passes Bill to raise maternity leave to 26 weeks
Is the U.S. Ready to Start Caring About the Crisis in Caretaking?
Finland president signs gender-neutral marriage bill, last among Nordic countries
Albania: the last bastion of ‘sworn virgins’ in Balkans
More women win power, but still far from the norm
Getting Healthier: Improving Health Services in Nigeria
Self-Awareness, Voice Key for Female Empowerment, Study Finds
Thousands protest sexual assaults at bull run
The women who run the world
If Hillary Clinton wins the American presidential election in November, there will be women in charge of five of the leading countries and organisations in the world - the US, the UK, Germany, the IMF and the US Federal Reserve.
Disney princesses contribute to 'body esteem' issues among young girls, finds study
Pretty as a Princess, which examines studio’s output, discovers ‘princess culture’ leading to less experimentation and increased self-consciousness
Head of UN Women vows to tackle laws blocking women's economic progress
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka says a high-level panel will also take on discrimination and lack of job protection in the informal sector
Buenos Aires rally urges end to violence on women
Nations vow to double AIDS treatment
UNAIDS executive director Michel Sidibe said that for the first time ever in Africa, there are more people on HIV treatment than there are new infections
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