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5 Jul 2019
While FIFA celebrates women's football at the World Cup in France, it tramples it underfoot in other regions. For its president Gianni Infantino, the sexual abuse of Afghan national players is only an annoying side note.
29 Jun 2019
‘Conquering the West’ - Women take the stage.
23 Jun 2019
Switzerland is one of the lowest-ranked countries in the West in terms of wage equality. Public workers in Zürich have disputed that supporting the strike is a violation of political neutrality laws.
20 Jun 2019
A self-proclaimed "self-help" expert has been convicted of running a secret society of "sex slaves." Prosecutors said that Keith Raniere brainwashed women, some of whom were branded with his initials.
8 Jun 2019
Women's World Cup 2019: How Jamaican football got its groove back.
3 Jun 2019
Women's football: Far from an equal playing field.
1 Jun 2019
The women behind Africa's answer to #MeToo.
28 May 2019
Why is it taboo for women to enjoy sex?
26 May 2019
Harvey Weinstein, women who accused him of sexual misconduct, his former film studio's board members and the New York attorney general's office have reached a tentative $44 million deal to resolve lawsuits and compensate alleged victims of the Hollywood producer, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people it said were familiar with the matter.
24 May 2019
While China has qualified for next month's Women's World Cup for a seventh time in eight editions and boasts a record the men's side can only envy, the country of 1.4 billion still struggles to find girls to take up the sport, with some families feeling girls should stay indoors learning piano or dance.
10 May 2019
Nigerian Women storm National Assembly, demand 50% leadership positions.
9 May 2019
Hundreds of men and women marched through Nigeria's capital Abuja to protest a recent raid by policemen who arrested women in night clubs and other areas on suspicion of prostitution, and then allegedly assaulted and raped some of them while in custody.

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African voices are at the heart of conversations at the COP26 climate summit. Despite contributing the least to greenhouse gas emissions, the continent is on the frontline of changes that threaten the environment and livelihoods. In Mauritius, there are fears all the country's beaches could be gone in just 50 years. Meanwhile, the Rwandan capital Kigali is being transformed into a green city with a pedestrian-only centre and self-service bikes.
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The NGO says authorities desperately need to do more to address the crisis of gender-based violence, particularly amid the pandemic. But hard data on the number of victims is still worryingly difficult to come by.