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Bangladesh: Rohingya migrant crisis

As the UN investigate possible 'crimes against humanity' perpetrated against Myanmar's Rohingya population, Euronews visits those who have fled to neighbouring Bangladesh to hear their stories.
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Why we desire partners who have had relationship experience

Why we desire partners who have had relationship experience | gender issues - human rights | Scoop.it
Mate copying is the name given to the phenomenon whereby an individual is preferred as a future romantic partner simply because they have relationship experience.
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Why is there so little space for women in jazz music?

Why is there so little space for women in jazz music? | gender issues - human rights | Scoop.it
Women are disturbingly under-represented in Australian jazz, with relatively few female composers and instrumentalists. What's holding them back? And what can be done about it?
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Israel Suspends Plan for Egalitarian Prayer Area at Western Wall

Israel Suspends Plan for Egalitarian Prayer Area at Western Wall | gender issues - human rights | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu backed down on an agreement to create space for men and women to pray together and practice non-Orthodox rituals.
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Turkish police break up gay pride protest in Istanbul

Turkish police break up gay pride protest in Istanbul | gender issues - human rights | Scoop.it
Police thwart LGBT activists’ attempted parade planned in defiance of an official ban from local authorities
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'No doesn't really mean no': North Carolina law means women can't revoke consent for sex

'No doesn't really mean no': North Carolina law means women can't revoke consent for sex | gender issues - human rights | Scoop.it
Recent rape cases highlight legal loophole resulting from 1979 state supreme court ruling, prompting a renewed campaign for change
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Burned feet, parched throats: Arizona homeless desperate to escape heatwave

Burned feet, parched throats: Arizona homeless desperate to escape heatwave | gender issues - human rights | Scoop.it
Those living outside in Phoenix are most vulnerable to the dangerous and possibly deadly effects of a scorching heatwave swallowing the south-west
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6 Women Accuse Prominent Tech VC Justin Caldbeck of Sexual Assault and Harassment

6 Women Accuse Prominent Tech VC Justin Caldbeck of Sexual Assault and Harassment | gender issues - human rights | Scoop.it
His firm, Binary Capital, is standing behind him.
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German Firms Violate Human Rights Abroad, Study Finds

German Firms Violate Human Rights Abroad, Study Finds | gender issues - human rights | Scoop.it
NGOs Germanwatch and Misereor have highlighted numerous instances of human rights abuses by German companies operating abroad. In a joint publicatio
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How the duty to be beautiful is making young girls feel like failures

How the duty to be beautiful is making young girls feel like failures | gender issues - human rights | Scoop.it
The pressures of perfection.
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Paramedics treating more young women for alcohol intoxication than men

Paramedics treating more young women for alcohol intoxication than men | gender issues - human rights | Scoop.it
A record number of underage drinkers sought urgent medical attention in Western Australia last year, and young women made up the majority.
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Employment helps white men’s health more than women and blacks

Employment helps white men’s health more than  women and blacks | gender issues - human rights | Scoop.it
Employment is good for health, but it is even better for white men than for others. And unemployment is worse for white men than others. Could these findings shine light on our political situation?
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Haiti orphanages hotspot of child trafficking, abuse, says charity

Haiti orphanages hotspot of child trafficking, abuse, says charity | gender issues - human rights | Scoop.it
Poor families are duped into giving up their children by orphanage directors who hire child-finders and local pastors who also seek out children
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Yes, microlending reduces extreme poverty

Yes, microlending reduces extreme poverty | gender issues - human rights | Scoop.it
A new study finds that giving small loans to very poor people reduces both the incidence and depth of poverty in the developing world.
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Women in horror: Victims no more

Women in horror: Victims no more | gender issues - human rights | Scoop.it
According to a recent study, horror is the only film genre where women appear and speak as often as men.
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Gay marriage to be on new Malta government's agenda

Gay marriage to be on new Malta government's agenda | gender issues - human rights | Scoop.it
Malta’s new government is pledging to push quickly for the legalization of gay marriage, the tiny EU nation’s head of state said on Saturday.
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Two Years Later, What It Means to Be Wed

Two Years Later, What It Means to Be Wed | gender issues - human rights | Scoop.it
Ten couples who were highlighted in The New York Times the day after same-sex marriage was legalized reflect on the landmark court decision.
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Turkey Drops Evolution From Curriculum, Angering Secularists

Turkey Drops Evolution From Curriculum, Angering Secularists | gender issues - human rights | Scoop.it
A chapter on evolution will no longer appear in ninth graders’ textbooks because it is considered too “controversial” an idea, an education official said.
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'The system was set up to fail': tribes try to regain control of their land and futures

'The system was set up to fail': tribes try to regain control of their land and futures | gender issues - human rights | Scoop.it
The Standing Rock protests symbolized their empowerment struggle, but a quieter push to strengthen tribal governments has been gaining traction for years
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Will losing health insurance mean more US deaths? Experts say yes

Will losing health insurance mean more US deaths? Experts say yes | gender issues - human rights | Scoop.it
Using government data, doctors and academics have tested whether a lack of healthcare coverage increases the probability of death. Most conclude it does
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Laura Steere's curator insight, April 23, 12:18 PM
When health insurance coverage is at stake, women's reproductive health needs are the first to be thrown to the wayside. This has a negative effect for all. #SPH785
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Canada's New Plan To Prioritize Women And Girls | Care2 Causes

Canada's New Plan To Prioritize Women And Girls | Care2 Causes | gender issues - human rights | Scoop.it
Canada has unveiled plans to introduce a "feminist international assistance policy" that will see at least 95 percent of Canadian foreign aid allocated to help
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Military veterans battling substance abuse helped by addressing addictions together

Military veterans battling substance abuse helped by addressing addictions together | gender issues - human rights | Scoop.it
New research on an addictions project for veterans shows success it is not about recovery in isolation, but about finding a sense of purpose in the community after military service.
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30 years after Edwards v. Aguillard: Why creationism lingers in public schools

30 years after Edwards v. Aguillard: Why creationism lingers in public schools | gender issues - human rights | Scoop.it
Thirty years after the Supreme Court ruled that creationism cannot be required in schools, 'creation science' is still taught in some schools. What are the implications for climate education?
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Jordan to cancel 'marry the victim' clause shielding rapists

Jordan to cancel 'marry the victim' clause shielding rapists | gender issues - human rights | Scoop.it
A pregnant 15-year-old who had been raped by a brother-in-law decided to marry her attacker, hoping this would shield her from other male relatives who might kill her in the name of “family honor.”
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Should 'pro-ana' websites be criminalised in Australia?

Should 'pro-ana' websites be criminalised in Australia? | gender issues - human rights | Scoop.it
Criminalising websites that celebrate extreme, unhealthy thinness is deeply problematic.
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Germany to quash convictions of 50,000 gay men under Nazi-era law

Germany to quash convictions of 50,000 gay men under Nazi-era law | gender issues - human rights | Scoop.it
Parliament votes through measure overturning conviction and offering compensation to the estimated 5,000 men still alive
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