Women-Friendly Spaces for Rohingya refugees: A place for protection and care

Women-Friendly Spaces for Rohingya refugees: A place for protection and care

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Women-Friendly Spaces for Rohingya refugees: A place for protection and care UNFPA Bangladesh/Allison Joyce Young girls at a Women-Friendly Space at a Rohingya refugee settlement in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. The Spaces offer women and girls a safe haven where they can find…

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Argentine Woman’s Journey Reflects Successes, Failures of Mental Health System

Argentine Woman’s Journey Reflects Successes, Failures of Mental Health System

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Argentine Woman’s Journey Reflects Successes, Failures of Mental Health System Lucila PellettieriSenior Reporter (Left to right) Rosa Hernández, Blanca Monardi and Aide Polonier were each hospitalized for more than 10 years at a psychiatric hospital in Buenos Aires Province. They now live…

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Argentina counts down the hours to the vote on legalizing abortion

Argentina counts down the hours to the vote on legalizing abortion

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Argentina counts down the hours to the vote on legalizing abortion June 13, 2018 Translation first posted 12 June 2018 19:09 GMT Republished with courtesy: Global Voices Green handkerchief mob at the Congress. Image from the Facebook page of the National Campaign for the Right…

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Mexican Women Drivers’ Collective Aims to Eliminate Risks to Drivers, Passengers

Mexican Women Drivers’ Collective Aims to Eliminate Risks to Drivers, Passengers

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June 8, 2018 Mexican Women Drivers’ Collective Aims to Eliminate Risks to Drivers, Passengers Adriana Alcázar GonzálezSenior Reporter Alejandra Maya Corzo (left) and Patricia Torres Matus founded Safe Drivers, a collective of women drivers, with two friends in 2017. The collective provides…

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‘Don’t Try to Be a Superwoman’: An Interview With Michelle Bachelet

‘Don’t Try to Be a Superwoman’: An Interview With Michelle Bachelet

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‘Don’t Try to Be a Superwoman’: An Interview With Michelle Bachelet By Dulcie Leimbach Dulcie Leimbach, PassBlue* In one of her last public appearances as president of Chile, Michelle Bachelet visits Lo Prado, a community in Santiago, the capital, on International Women’s Day,…

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Japanese Girls campaign against (Chikan) Groping (痴漢, チカン, or ちかん)

Japanese Girls campaign against (Chikan) Groping (痴漢, チカン, or ちかん)

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Japanese high school girls wear badges warning would-be train gropers: ‘I’m not going to take it! Posted 16 May 2018 17:14 GMT Poster: “Groping is out. Absolutely out. RED CARD. Let us all get rid of groping.” Poster uses Kansai dialect. Image by Wikimedia user Kyoww. Public domain. A…

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