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'Sex and the City' star Cynthia Nixon makes her first campaign stop in Brownsville, one of the most neglected parts of New York City, a day after joining the race for governor
U.S. judge temporarily blocks Mississippi law banning abortion after 15 weeks, the most restrictive in nation.
Delhi Police has arrested Professor Atul Johri of JNU after allegations of sexual harassment were leveled against him by students
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Nagpur: All India Muslim Personal Law Board women wing members held protest march against Triple Talaq Bill
U.N. calls for Turkey to end state of emergency, halt violations
Mississippi governor signs nation's most restrictive abortion law, banning most abortions after 15 weeks.
Security Council fails to hold a meeting on human rights in Syria. Russia China Bolivia Kazakhstan voted NO; Ethiopia Cote D'Ivoire Equatorial Guinea abstained; US UK France Netherlands Sweden Kuwait Peru Poland voted YES
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21 Afghan journalists killed, 57 injured in 2017 says Chief Executive Officer of the Afghanistan Journalist Center
Philippines takes step toward legalizing divorce
U.N. condemns Congo's 'unlawful' crackdown on protests
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British woman Anna Campbell killed fighting Turkish forces in Afrin alongside YPJ
: Andrew McCabe FIRED, a great day for the hard working men and women of the FBI - A great day for Democracy. Sanctimonious James Comey was his boss and made McCabe look like a choirboy. He knew all about the lies and corruption going on at the highest levels of the FBI.
KCNA: "There are over 200 countries and regions in the world but there is no such a vicious human rights abuser as the U.S. in which all kinds of crimes stalk and police indiscriminately kill defenseless people."
KCNA: "The world's worst human rights abuser is none other than the U.S. The U.S. is the matchless tundra of human rights in the world where democracy is crudely violated."
"Knowingly, not doing anything to intervene, to stop or prevent, is part of accountability" - Special Rapporteur on Myanmar @YangheeLeeSKKU calls for "impartial, credible investigation" of perpetrators of alleged crimes against Rohingya and "individuals who gave the orders"
Angela Merkel's new Chief of Staff, former Migration Co-ordinator @HBraun tells me Germany's migration policy will remain humanitarian, foster integration, tackle migration causes, yet more effective border controls and repatriation of people who fail to get asylum
South Korea's ruling party reels from more sex abuse allegations, vows 'zero tolerance'
North Korea delegation fails to attend debate on its record at U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva - Reuters
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Japan appoints its first female warship commander @ReutersTV
Assyrian Monitor for Human Rights calls for investigation of murder of Christian doctor, his wife and daughter in their home in Mashtal area of Baghdad. Murdered by unknown armed group on 8 March.
: We are deeply saddened by the tragic situation in Yountville and mourn the loss of three incredible women who cared for our Veterans.
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Saudi Arabia's Princess Reema says it is time for dialogue about Saudi women to move away from "clothes to capabilities"
Philippine president needs 'psychiatric evaluation': UN rights chief
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Saudi women celebrate Women's Day with a jog in Jeddah
South Korean actor accused of sexual assault found dead
Mississippi House passes what could be nation's most restrictive abortion law; governor expected to sign.
: Happy InternationalWomensDay "First Lady Melania Trump to Present the 2018 International Women of Courage Award"
: "The unemployment rate for women in our workforce is at an 18-year low." InternationalWomensDay
: "Today is InternationalWomensDay and we're proud in all of the measures we've taken economically to empower women, especially in the workplace."
Khamenei: A woman can have active presence and deep influence on social arenas—as Iranian women are so influential. The features of today's Iranian woman include modesty, chastity, eminence, protecting herself from abuse by men, refraining from humiliating herself into appeasing men.