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Pop star Chris Brown arrested on assault with a deadly weapon

US singer Chris Brown has been arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after a woman told police he had threatened her with a gun.

US singer Chris Brown has been arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after a woman told police he had threatened her with a gun.

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Egypt to sharpen laws against Female Genital Mutilation

Egypt announced this weekend it intends to tighten legislation against Female Genital Mutilation, and has published a proposed law that will hit anyone performing the operation with up to seven years

Egypt announced this weekend it intends to tighten legislation against Female Genital Mutilation, and has published a proposed law that will hit anyone performing the operation with up to seven years

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FGM provokes fierce debate in Dagestan

A report about female genital mutilation (FGM) has sparked a fierce debate in the North Caucasus. Some clerics in Dagestan have defended the practice.

A report about female genital mutilation (FGM) has sparked a fierce debate in the North Caucasus. Some clerics in Dagestan have defended the practice.

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One in four women raped in South African mining areas, report

A report released on Tuesday by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says one in four women living in South Africa's platinum belt have suffered from rape.

A report released on Tuesday by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says one in four women living in South Africa's platinum belt have suffered from rape.

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Nigeria: Some Chibok girls killed in air strikes, says 'Boko Haram video'

Some of the Chibok girls abducted in Nigeria have been killed in air strikes – according to a new video that’s said to be from the militant group Boko Haram.

Some of the Chibok girls abducted in Nigeria have been killed in air strikes – according to a new video that’s said to be from the militant group Boko Haram.

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Sexual harassment: nearly two-in-three young women 'are victims'

Indecent comments or remarks, unwelcome jokes of a sexual nature; unwanted sexual touching; and showing pornography at work - many women say they have experienced such behaviour.

Indecent comments or remarks, unwelcome jokes of a sexual nature; unwanted sexual touching; and showing pornography at work - many women say they have experienced such behaviour.

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Fighting sexual harassment on all fronts

In Europe more than one in two women have experienced sexual harassment at least once since the age of 15.

In Europe more than one in two women have experienced sexual harassment at least once since the age of 15.

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Sexual harassment on the streets of Portugal

In Porto, Portugal’s second largest city, it is not difficult to find women who complain about being harrassed on the streets.

In Porto, Portugal’s second largest city, it is not difficult to find women who complain about being harrassed on the streets.

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Enforcing EU laws on sexual harassment

Euronews, Sophie Claudet: In your study, published in 2014, we read that one in two women in the EU have been sexually harassed; and that Sweden and Denmark top the list with 80 and 81 percent of wome

Euronews, Sophie Claudet: In your study, published in 2014, we read that one in two women in the EU have been sexually harassed; and that Sweden and Denmark top the list with 80 and 81 percent of wome

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Sexual harassment at work - breaking the silence

Allegations against a high-ranking member of France’s Green Party have once again shone the spotlight on sexual harassment in the workplace.

Allegations against a high-ranking member of France’s Green Party have once again shone the spotlight on sexual harassment in the workplace.