Mexicos lost generation of young girls robbed of innocence and education

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Study reveals rising number of Mexican girls in relationships and marriages with older men and casts fresh light on causes of child marriage in Latin America Hundreds of thousands of young girls across Mexico are being driven into relationships and marriages with older men, denying them a childhood and an education, new research reveals. Of […]

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Hillary Clinton: misogyny ‘certainly’ played a role in 2016 election loss

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In first post-election interview, former Democratic presidential candidate calls for US intervention in Syria and says misogyny was factor in her loss In her first interview since losing the 2016 election, Hillary Clinton said misogyny had played a role in her election loss. Clinton spends a lot of time wrestling with the fact that 53% […]

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Male or female? Instagram nipple account challenges sexist standards

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Instagram bans female nipples, but closeup images make it difficult if not impossible to tell whether they are male or female An Instagram account depicting nipples in extreme closeup aims to topple sexist double standards in censorship on social media. Genderless Nipples #FreeTheNipple campaign ongoing since 2012. The posted the account. The Guardian has contacted […]

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Australian pub apologises and removes sexist banners used to promote ‘frat party’

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The Brass Monkey hotel in Perth was accused of promoting rape culture with New Years Eve signs An Australian pub has apologised after suggestive banners hung from its balcony appearing to reference sexual assault on campus prompted a community backlash. The Brass Monkey Hotel in Northbridge, Perth, drew criticism for hanging homemade banners from its […]

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Why 2017 won’t be the year women get paid the same as men

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Its been a dreadful year and unless women shout loudly, the new year – and the 170 years after that – will still see pay inequality All in all 2016 hasnt been a great year for womens rights. The small flicker of hope that we might finally have a female president in the US was […]

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