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  • Article: Gender Equality Is 'Critical' to Human Development, Report Says
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    Gender Equality Is 'Critical' to Human Development, Report Says

    Sept. 17, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Inequality in development presents a "grave challenge to progress" and could fuel extremism. Read more

  • Article: Slutwalk Is Coming to Johannesburg Because Survivors Still Get Blamed for Being Raped
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    Slutwalk Is Coming to Johannesburg Because Survivors Still Get Blamed for Being Raped

    By Thato Mahlangu|Sept. 17, 2018

    Global Citizen met with one of the event organisers to find out why Slutwalk is still so important. Read more

  • Article: Emmeline Pankhurst Will Stay Outside Parliament After Campaigners Fought Off Attempt to Move Her
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    Emmeline Pankhurst Will Stay Outside Parliament After Campaigners Fought Off Attempt to Move Her

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 17, 2018

    A male MP tried to move a statue of the iconic suffragette, prompting a huge backlash. Read more

  • Article: Two Sisters, 10 and 11, Die After Undergoing FGM in Somalia
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    Two Sisters, 10 and 11, Die After Undergoing FGM in Somalia

    By Sophie Maes|Sept. 14, 2018

    About 98% of Somali women between the ages of 15 and 49 have undergone the procedure. Read more

  • Article: Female Journalists Face Rape Threats and 'Relentless' Abuse, Survey Finds
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    Female Journalists Face Rape Threats and 'Relentless' Abuse, Survey Finds

    Sept. 14, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than half of women in media have suffered work-related abuse, threats or physical attacks. Read more

  • Article: Rihanna Wants Everyone to Know 'Women Are Running the World Right Now'
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    Rihanna Wants Everyone to Know 'Women Are Running the World Right Now'

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 14, 2018

    The singer explains the ideas behind her fashion show celebrating women. Read more

  • Article: An MP Just Took a Baby Into a House of Commons Debate for the First Time
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    An MP Just Took a Baby Into a House of Commons Debate for the First Time

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 14, 2018

    It’s a “step forward for modernising parliament.” Read more

  • Article: This Filmmaker Wants to Prove That Educated Women Are the Answer to Climate Change
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    This Filmmaker Wants to Prove That Educated Women Are the Answer to Climate Change

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 13, 2018

    The documentary explores the link between women’s education and environmental stability. Read more