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Most of the readers’ comments refer to articles about the ISIS’s brutality against women and about child marriage. But there are also comments on articles about relationships. Check it out here!

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12.06.2015 | 13:15

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How is it like to live as one of the IS women? What role do they play? Find out here, and read other news about women that made it to the headlines.

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12.06.2015 | 12:29

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Need a license to rape? Just get married in India!

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It’s official! Under Indian law, marital rape cannot be classified as a crime. A 31-member committee including two female members took the Anti-Rape bill to  Parliament.

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06.06.2015 | 12:57

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Bangladeshi Author Taslima Nasreen

Bangladeshi Author Taslima Nasreen

How does it feel when you are not allowed to say what you think? Many authors have left their country because they received death threats, and some were killed. Read more here!

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06.06.2015 | 12:06

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Making Rights Real For Women

From artisanal fishing to working in fruit plantations nearly 100,000 women have secured gainful employment thanks to the vocational training provided under the Chapéu de Palha Mulher, a ground-breaking government initiative in Brazil. (© UN Women/ Lianne Milton)

From artisanal fishing to working in fruit plantations nearly 100,000 women have secured gainful employment thanks to the vocational training provided under the Chapéu de Palha Mulher, a ground-breaking government initiative in Brazil. (© UN Women/ Lianne Milton)

When Maria Jose Pereira was growing up in the rural town of Escada, Brazil, her father’s tools were off limits. “Everyone in my house worked in construction. My father and brothers were all stonemasons,” Maria says. “I wanted to work with them, but they said I couldn’t because I was a woman.”

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06.06.2015 | 11:05

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