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Men made a mess of Somalia, now women want to fix it

Mogadishu, Somalia | AFP | Raped, abused and subjected to genital mutilation, many women suffer terribly in Somalia, an unrepentantly patriarchal country shown by successive surveys as one of the worst places to be female. A quota reserving 30 percent of parliamentary seats for women in current elections is supposed …

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US Supreme Court to decide ‘battle of the toilets’

Washington, United States | AFP | The US Supreme Court said Friday that it will decide which bathrooms should be used by transgender people, a highly sensitive question with national political resonance. The case involves 17-year-old Gavin Grimm, who was born a female but identifies as a male. Grimm filed …

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JOBS: Consultant – gender

Job opening Uganda: Consultant – GHG Gender BCC Impact Assessment Kampala, Uganda Mercy Corps Closing Date : 2016-11-23 Duty Station : Kampala, Uganda Application : Apply for the job Share on: WhatsApp

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Murder suspect indicted in case which fuelled misogyny fears

Seoul, South Korea | AFP | The suspect in a murder of a young woman in Seoul’s upmarket Gangnam district was indicted Sunday, in a case that triggered a public outcry over fears of violent misogyny in South Korea. Hundreds of mourners attended a candlelight vigil after the 23-year-old victim …

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Same gender, different gains

By Feliciah Kanyesigye New report assesses impact of affirmative action for women Daphine , a fifth year medical student at Gulu University cannot stop praising `affirmative action’ which is code for the extra 1.5 points that girls seeking public university admission get. Daphine  scored 21 points in the pre-university entry …

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