05 July 2022 – FGM & Women’s Rights

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In El Salvador, a woman sentenced to fifty years in prison for miscarriage

Le Monde , 05 Jul 2022

The maximum penalty was imposed on June 29 against a 19-year-old girl at the time of the events, accused of “aggravated homicide”.

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In Sierra Leone, the president gives the green light to the decriminalization of abortion

Le Monde ,, 04 Jul 2022

On Friday, July 1, the President of Sierra Leone, Julius Maada Bio, gave the green light to the “safe motherhood” bill that decriminalizes abortion in a country where the maternal mortality rate is one of the highest in the world.

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259 women murdered in Turkey since withdrawal from Istanbul Convention: rights group

Stockolm center for freedom, 04 Jul 2022

Turkey has seen the murder of at least 259 women at the hands of men since the country’s official withdrawal in July 2021 from an international treaty known as Istanbul Convention, aimed at combatting domestic violence, Turkish Minute reported.

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UN women’s rights committee publishes findings on Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Mongolia, Morocco, Namibia, Portugal, Türkiye and United Arab Emirates

OHCHR , 04 Jul 2022

The findings contain positive aspects of each country’s implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, as well as the Committee’s main concerns and recommendations.

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The tide is finally turning in Italy in favour of protecting women in the sex trade

The Guardian , 02 Jul 2022

Recently in Rome was held the conference called Prostitution: Is Italy ready for the Nordic model?. The event was the first of its kind to be held in the Italian senate and it has caused some controversy.. A new bill drafted by senator Alessandra Maiorino was launched at the event, which, if approved by parliament, would criminalise the buying of sex and decriminalise those in prostitution…

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The Roe ruling is not about states’ rights. It’s about power and control

The Guardian , 30 Jun 2022

It’s tempting to blame rightwing evangelicals for what happened last week – but big business also benefits from our loss of autonomy

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