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Tunisia: parity for women in the municipal!

On May 6, Tunisia will have its first municipal elections since the fall of President Ben Ali in 2011. Indeed Tunisians will go to the polls this Sunday, for the

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Libya: Two women and two girls killed in Tripoli beach by artillery fire

Two women and two girls were killed and fifteen others injured Tuesday night by artillery fire on a beach near Mitiga airport in the Libyan capital Tripoli, officials said. According

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Lebanon: Shia women’s choir singing Christmas in a church

Lebanon remains a haven of tolerance between religions and an example of coexistence. Not because of any ideology, but because the Lebanese have always lived together, and when they have

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Libya : 10 women migrants die and 107 rescued by Italian coast guard

Ten women have died in a sinking migrant boat off the coast of Libya, while 107 people have been rescued, according to the Italian coast guard. The bodies of ten

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Germany: women take to the streets of Cologne

Hundreds of women gathered on the steps of Cologne Cathedral in Germany on Saturday. They came to protest against sexual violence and to push for women’s rights. A string of


A portrait of poverty: Europe’s women & children

In Real Economy this week Maithreyi Seetharaman looks at the challenges governments face in tackling poverty with the help of some of those closest to the issue. The shocking truth

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Migrants: Croatia says no need to close border, 73,500 men, women and children have arrived on the border in the last 11 days alone -video

Croatia’s Defence Minister says there is no need to close the border with Serbia despite the soaring numbers of refugees and migrants arriving at the frontier. Visiting the main transit


Sendai: Critical role of women in building disaster resilience focus of event at UN conference

Spotlighting the positive actions of women in planning and decision-making to make their communities safer before, during and after disasters strike, senior United Nations, Government and civil society representatives today