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Have you given a comment to our posts on social media this week? If yes check out here! Maybe your comment has been chosen for this week’s Comments of the Week. We have a lot of comments in this issue, and they covered many topics. See here!

 

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19.01.2017 | 15:08

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WEF discusses gender equality

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Female leaders steer big corporations and major economies. But at the World Economic Forum they are still grossly underrepresented, with only 20 percent of participants being women.

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19.01.2017 | 15:08

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Comments of the Week

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What is the significance of a headscarf to a woman? What some women in rural Nepal have to endure if they have their period? These are some of the posts on Facebook that caught a lot of attention. We chose some of the coments given by readers. See them here!

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10.01.2017 | 21:25

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Blame victims and the West – India’s way of justifying sexual assaults?

bangaloreAn incident of “mass molestation” on New Year’s Eve in Bangalore has put an ugly spotlight back on sexual assault against women in India. But some officials insist on blaming victims and western values.

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10.01.2017 | 12:14

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Is the Japan-South Korea ‘comfort women’ deal falling apart?

JepangTokyo has withdrawn its ambassador to Seoul after a new statue in honor of “comfort women” is placed outside its Busan consulate. There are also fears that the political turmoil in Seoul would jeopardize the 2015 deal.

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10.01.2017 | 12:01

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