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Controversy in Cannes - burkinis banned on beach

Burkinis have been barred on the beach in Cannes, in a move the local mayor says is aimed at preventing public disorder.

Burkinis have been barred on the beach in Cannes, in a move the local mayor says is aimed at preventing public disorder.

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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.

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The right to breastfeed

Hundreds of Argentine women came out in greater Buenos Aires Saturday (July 23) to rally in defence of their right to breastfeed in public whenever and wherever they…

Hundreds of Argentine women came out in greater Buenos Aires Saturday (July 23) to rally in defence of their right to breastfeed in public whenever and wherever they…

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High heels at work? UK petition calls to end 'sexist' dress codes

Can your employer force you to wear high heels at work? Some are finding the legal ground on the topic is shaky – just like it can be when perched up

Can your employer force you to wear high heels at work? Some are finding the legal ground on the topic is shaky – just like it can be when perched up