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“Crisis of an entire generation” indoctrinated by ISIL

A new report endorsed by the UN that examines child indoctrination by the ISIL terrorist group represents the “crisis of an entire generation”.

That’s according to the senior researcher launching the report in the UK parliament on Wednesday, called Children and the Islamic State.

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Women's participation rate in parliaments slows, even as more gain top seats – IPU

Despite an increase in the number of women Speakers of Parliament, the number of female parliamentarians across the world rose by only 0.5 percentage points in 2015, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) today reported, dashing hopes that gender parity in parliament could be achieved within a generation.

Livestock training programme empowers rural women in Rwanda

Rwanda leads the world when it comes to the number of women serving in parliament.

More than half the elected officials there are women.

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