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Domestic violence cases jump 30% during lockdown in France

Category: Gender based violence

France's interior minister says that reports of domestic violence across the country have jumped by more than 30% since the country went into lockdown on March 17th

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Nirbhaya case: Four Indian men executed for 2012 Delhi bus rape and murder

Category: Gender based violence

The victim died from her injuries days after being raped by six men on a moving bus. The incident caused outrage and led to new anti-rape laws in India

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New Zealand passes law decriminalising abortion

Category: Gender in the world

Voting to remove the procedure from the country's Crimes Act changes a law that has been in force since 1977

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COVID-19 isolation could create ‘fertile ground for domestic violence’

Category: Gender based violence

“The crisis that we are going through and the quarantine could unfortunately create a fertile ground of domestic violence,” read a statement from France’s Secretary of State in charge of Gender Equality, Marlène Schiappa

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Three women vie to become next Paris mayor

Category: Gender policy

Anne Hidalgo, Rachida Dati and Agnes Buzyn lead the race for Paris mayor - here are the women and their pledges

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Olympics 2020 set to break new record - gender equality

Category: Sport

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics is on track for a new record - having an almost equal number of female and male athletes for the first time

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Women's rights: 25 years of progress? Or not?

Category: Gender in the world

Despite progress in some areas, equality remains a long way off, with millions of girls and women affected by poverty, violence and discrimination

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Spanish government backs tougher action against sex crimes in draft law

Category: Gender based violence

The law would toughen punishments for sexual offences, including qualifying all non-consensual sex as rape

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Gender employment gap costs EU 360 billion euros a year - agency

Category: Gender in the world

As part of its new gender equality strategy, European Commission is expected to move towards introducing legal obligation to report on gender pay gap

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