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· September, 2018

Stories about Women & Gender from September, 2018

Nepalese citizens fight against impunity with the “Rage Against Rape” campaign

"...what is happening to girls who are suffering in silence? Are we always going to play reactionary politics or improve our justice system?"

Kyrgyz artist calls on girls to ‘create our own freedom’ in breakout song, *drops mic*

Zere's debut hit 'Kyz' comes after years of debate over how women in the Central Asian country should dress and behave.

As online spaces for sexual harassment proliferate, Hong Kong authorities struggle to keep up

"There is currently no law specifically to tackle upskirting, and from what we read from media reports about the crime, the punishment tends to be light"

Jordanian health survey sparks online debate about family planning

Jordanians engage in online debates over results of a survey concerning maternal and child care.

It is women who bear the brunt of the Venezuelan crisis

"In Venezuela, the term 'feminism' has been consumed, abused and above all, distorted by [those] in power."

Two women who dared to oppose Rwandan President Paul Kagame

"By extending his 23 years in power, Kagame is denying Rwandans an opportunity to experience the first-ever peaceful transition of power in their country."

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