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Give poorest women control over sex, birth, to cut inequality: UN Kieran Guilbert

Give world's poorest women control over sex, birth, to cut inequality - UN

With paper in hand, Indonesian maids fight exploitation Beh Lih Yi

With paper in hand, Indonesian maids fight exploitation

UK courts get tough on homophobic and transphobic crime Emma Batha

UK courts get tough on homophobic and transphobic crime

UK Police ramp up slavery investigations yet victims suffer Kieran Guilbert

Police in Britain ramp up slavery investigations yet victims suffer, says UK chief

Britain slavery numbers surge as more victims identified Adela Suliman

Britain slavery numbers surge as more victims identified

London mansion on sale for 18 mln pounds - bitcoin accepted Astrid Zweynert

Luxurious London mansion on sale for 18 mln pounds - bitcoin accepted

"New India" vision cannot be realised unless child sex crimes Nita Bhalla

"New India" vision cannot be realised unless child sex crimes are tackled - president

"Earth's fruits must be available for all" says pope Alex Whiting

EXPERT VIEWS-"Earth's fruits must be available for all" says pope on World Food Day

Social media fills with "Me Too" stories of sexual harassment Ellen Wulfhorst

Social media fills with "Me Too" stories of sexual harassment, assault

Israel targets fashion industry over underweight models Reuters

Israel targets fashion industry over underweight models

Lebanon president: Syrian refugees should return to calmer areas Reuters

Lebanon president: Syrian refugees should return to calmer areas

Hunger not an "incurable disease", Pope says Alex Whiting

FACTBOX-Hunger not an "incurable disease", Pope says on World Food Day

Wildfires kill at least 39 in Portugal and Spain Reuters

Wildfires kill at least 39 in Portugal and Spain

As drought hits harvests, Kenya’s farmers mull a seed change Justus Wanzala

As drought makes harvests uncertain, Kenya’s farmers mull a seed change

Madagascar set to update colonial-era family planning laws Annie Burns-Pieper

End to "confusion and fear"? Madagascar set to update colonial-era family planning laws

Pope implicitly criticises US for leaving climate accord Reuters

Pope implicitly criticises U.S. for leaving Paris climate accord

Three dead as Storm Ophelia batters Ireland Reuters

Three dead as Storm Ophelia batters Ireland

Young Chadians develop digital cures for social, economic ills Inna Lazareva

FEATURE-Young Chadians develop digital cures for social, economic ills

Firefighters gaining edge in California wildfires after 40 dead Reuters

Firefighters gaining edge in California wildfires that have killed at least 40

Indonesia considers ban on 'destructive' LGBT-related TV content Reuters

Indonesia considers ban on 'destructive' LGBT-related TV content

Death toll from Somalia bomb attacks tops 300 Reuters

Death toll from Somalia bomb attacks tops 300

Thousands of new Rohingyas flee violence in Myanmar Reuters

Thousands of new Rohingya refugees flee violence, hunger in Myanmar to Bangladesh

Vietnam braces for typhoon Khanun after floods kill 72 Reuters

Vietnam braces for typhoon Khanun after floods kill 72

Night: perfect cover for AIDS testing in Zimbabwe Jeffrey Moyo

Night: perfect cover for AIDS testing in Zimbabwe

Kinshasa named as worst megacity for get-ahead women Amédéé Mwarabu

EXCLUSIVE -Kinshasa named as worst megacity for get-ahead women in poll

Lima named the worst megacity for women's healthcare Anastasia Moloney

EXCLUSIVE -Teen pregnancy, backstreet abortions make Lima worst megacity for women's health - poll

London named best megacity for women; mayor says more to be done Emma Batha

EXCLUSIVE -London named best megacity for women; mayor says more to be done

Cairo named riskiest megacity for women, worse since Arab spring Heba Kanso

EXCLUSIVE -Cairo named riskiest megacity for women, worse since Arab spring

Cairo named most dangerous megacity for women; London best Belinda Goldsmith

EXCLUSIVE -Cairo named most dangerous megacity for women; London best - poll

Delhi, Sao Paulo seen as worst megacities for sex attacks on women Nita Bhalla and Karla Mendes

EXCLUSIVE -Delhi, Sao Paulo seen as worst megacities for sex attacks on women - poll

Hillary Clinton blames election loss on sexism during UK book tour Adela Suliman

Hillary Clinton blames election loss on sexism during UK book tour

400,000 children still displaced from Mosul fighting Reuters

400,000 children still displaced from Mosul fighting - Save the Children

WWE signs first woman wrestler from Arab world in global push Reuters

WWE signs first woman wrestler from Arab world in global push

Syrian town struggles to cope alone after key victory over IS Reuters

Syrian town struggles to cope alone after key victory over Islamic State

Death toll from blasts in Mogadishu tops 200 Reuters

Death toll from blasts in Somalia's capital Mogadishu tops 200

Final assault starts on Syria's Raqqa as some IS fighters quit Reuters

Final assault starts on Syria's Raqqa as some Islamic State fighters quit

Wild elephants trample to death four Rohingya refugees Reuters

Wild elephants trample to death four Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Boosting bees could sweeten chance of a greener Mexico City Sophie Hares

FEATURE-Boosting bees could sweeten chance of a greener Mexico City

Woman surveys remains of home destroyed by wildfire in Napa Reuters

A woman surveys the remains of a home destroyed by wildfire in Napa

Disaster-hit nations must rebuild better or risk losing insurance Sophie Hares

Disaster-hit nations must rebuild better or risk losing insurance, experts say

WHO says attack on Syria vaccine store leaves children at risk Reuters

WHO says attack on Syria vaccine store leaves children at risk

India urged to target and punish men who buy sex with children Nita Bhalla

India urged to target and punish men who buy sex with children

Vietnamese child trafficking victims in UK vanish from care Emma Batha

Vietnamese child trafficking victims in UK vanish from care - charities

UN condemns anti-gay crackdowns in Egypt, Azerbaijan, Indonesia Reuters

U.N. condemns anti-gay crackdowns in Egypt, Azerbaijan, Indonesia

Mega-mergers will squeeze farmers, push up food prices: experts Alex Whiting

Mega-mergers will squeeze farmers, push up food prices, experts warn

Mongolia to boost wind capacity amid regional super grid hopes Reuters

Mongolia to boost wind capacity amid regional super grid hopes

UK Islamic school guilty of sex discrimination Belinda Goldsmith

UK Islamic school guilty of sex discrimination for segregating boys and girls

Female ride-hailing apps grow in Brazil on safety concerns Reuters

Female ride-hailing apps grow in Brazil on safety concerns

Palestinian boy runs for cover during clashes with Israeli troops Reuters

A Palestinian boy runs for cover during clashes with Israeli troops near the Jewish settlement of Qadomem, in the West Bank village of Kofr Qadom, near Nablus

EU ministers agree national climate goals ahead of UN talks Reuters

EU ministers agree national climate goals ahead of U.N. talks

Myanmar army opens probe amid reports of killings of Rohinga Reuters

Myanmar army opens probe amid reports of killings, abuse of Rohingya Muslims

More women killed in gender violence than unrest in parts of Asia Beh Lih Yi

More women killed in gender violence than armed conflicts in parts of Asia - expert

Older Britons joining army of young homeless Matthew Ponsford

Older Britons joining army of young homeless - report

Disasters make 14 mln people homeless each year Adela Suliman

Disasters make 14 million people homeless each year - UN

'Disastrous' conditions for migrants displaced by Libya clashes Reuters

'Disastrous' conditions for migrants displaced by Libya clashes, official says

Over-50s dating site tackles deadly loneliness Lee Mannion

No gold diggers please: over-50s dating site tackles deadly loneliness

Landmark Indian child bride verdict may curb traffickers Nita Bhalla

Landmark Indian child bride verdict may curb traffickers - experts

Families fleeing Syria's Raqqa say air strikes bring heavy toll Reuters

Families fleeing Syria's Raqqa say air strikes bring heavy toll

A Rohingya refugee washes in a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

A Rohingya refugee washes in a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar

Bulgarians use "speed dating" to get know migrants Reuters

Bulgarians use "speed dating" to get know migrants

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Give world's poorest women control over sex, birth, to cut inequality - UN
With paper in hand, Indonesian maids fight exploitation
UK courts get tough on homophobic and transphobic crime
Police in Britain ramp up slavery investigations yet victims suffer, says UK chief
Britain slavery numbers surge as more victims identified
Luxurious London mansion on sale for 18 mln pounds - bitcoin accepted
"New India" vision cannot be realised unless child sex crimes are tackled - president
EXPERT VIEWS-"Earth's fruits must be available for all" says pope on World Food Day
Social media fills with "Me Too" stories of sexual harassment, assault
Israel targets fashion industry over underweight models
Lebanon president: Syrian refugees should return to calmer areas
FACTBOX-Hunger not an "incurable disease", Pope says on World Food Day
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