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Supreme Court: law bars sex harassment retaliation


The unanimous court ruled the federal civil rights law's anti-retaliation provision for employees who report workplace sex or race discrimination also extended to an internal investigation of a supervisor or another worker

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Women must be included in solving global economic meltdown


Governments must give women a key role in making decisions aimed at resolving the current global economic crisis, which is likely have a serious impact on the full realization of gender equality, a United Nations committee warned

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Rwanda: UN-backed unit charged with pushing gender equality to fore


Rwanda has appointed three officials to a new government body charged with putting gender equality at the forefront of Government planning and ensuring that necessary data is readily available to inform policy decisions

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European Women’s Lobby launch gender equality campaign


The Campaign seeks to ensure the equal representation of women and men in the European Parliament to be elected in June 2009 and the upcoming European Commission

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UNICEF seeks $1 billion for children in protracted emergencies


The UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, is looking to raise one billion dollars to assist children and women facing hunger, disease and poverty

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Thailand to recruit first women police officers


Thailand's Royal Police Academy is admitting female cadets for the first time in its 107 year history, but it will be four years before they graduate and start work

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Women essential to success of regional polls in Iraq, insists UN envoy


In the run-up to provincial polling across Iraq at the end of the month, the top United Nations official to the war-torn country today stressed that the full participation of women is imperative for the success of the elections

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Progress on gender equality will mean improvements for all in society


Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon encouraged top government officials from around the world gathered in Guatemala City to push for greater progress on gender equality, stressing that women’s empowerment is key to realizing other major international development targets

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Pregnancy 300 times deadlier in world’s poorest nations, says UNICEF


Having a child remains one of the biggest health risks for women worldwide, and this is especially true for women in least developed countries who are 300 times more likely to die in childbirth or from pregnancy-related complications than women in developed countries

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Three women vie to become next Paris mayor

With a nod from parliament, Greece gets first female president

Barack Obama: Women are better leaders than men


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Interpol rescues 85 children in Sudan trafficking ring

Mother Teresa India charity 'sold babies'


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