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UN Committee Sides Against Russia in First Domestic Violence Ruling
The UN accused a Chechen court of "directly perpetuating sex-based discrimination and stereotypes" during the victim's case.
Russian Police Question Activist for ‘Pornographic’ Body-Positivity Project
The images are aimed at promoting body positivity among young women.
Anti-Women Blogger’s Hate Speech Sentence Overturned in Russia
The blogger was sentenced for inciting hatred against women online last year.
Russian Court Dismisses Lawsuit of Offended Reebok Ad Viewer
The provocative slogan “encroaches on men’s rights,” the plaintiff’s representative said.
Putin Applauds Russian Women for 'Managing Everything at Work and Home Whilst Staying Beautiful'
Yesterday, ahead of the celebrations, Putin visited a police corps where he rode a horse alongside female officers.
Pro-Kremlin Youth Group Barges Into Feminist Coffee Shop in St. Petersburg, with Flowers
Members of conservative pro-Kremlin youth organization Set entered Russia’s sole “women-only hours” cafe in St. Petersburg.
Who's to Blame for Gender Stereotypes in Russia?
On International Women's Day, Levada Center sociologist Alexei Levinson reveals Russian society's attitudes on gender roles.
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Russian Soldiers Join Ballerinas for Puzzling Women’s Day Photo-'Shoot'
Russian cities celebrated March 8 with guns, ballerinas and Putin on a horse.
Russia's Women On Every Day Besides Women's Day
Here's a look at Russian women at work with guns, drones, microscopes and rescue equipment.
Traffickers Used Russia's World Cup To Enslave Us, Say Nigerian Women
Blessing Obuson thought Russia's football World Cup would be an opportunity to find a job. Instead, she found herself forced to work as a prostitute.
Russia Now Has 2 Woman Billionaires, Forbes Says
Tatiana Bakalchuk, the founder of popular private online retailer Wildberries, joined Forbes Russia's women billionaires list.
Russia Isn't Ready for Reebok’s Feminist 'Sit on His Face' Ad
Sports brand Reebok has been forced to pull part of its online campaign after a sex-themed slogan sparked fierce online backlash.
Reebok Admits Cunnilingus Is No Joke in Russia
Reebok pulled a feminist ad after an online backlash over its racy connotations.
Top Russian Executive Fired Over Sexually Explicit Gaming Stream – Reports
The official brags about his sexual exploits, arbitrary hiring practices and a coming meeting with an oligarch.
Russian Space Chief Calls for More Women in Space
Media earlier reported on Russia's plans to put together a team of all-female cosmonauts.
49% of Russian Women Say They Are Most at Risk of Violence at Home, Poll Says
73 percent of respondents said violence against women is a significant problem in Russia.
Russian Central Banker Nabiullina Named in Forbes' List of Most Powerful Women
Nabiullina has garnered praise for her handling of challenges including the free floating of the Russian ruble in 2014 and Russia’s growing political...
Decriminalization of Domestic Violence Was a 'Mistake,' Russian Official Admits
In 2017, Vladimir Putin signed a law that scrapped prison sentences for first-time abusers whose beatings result in “minor harm."
Female Circumcision in Moscow Clinic Sparks Outrage
A private medical center reportedly posted an advert saying it carried out "female circumcision" on girls aged between five and 12.
Russian Man Sentenced to 14 Years in Jail for Chopping Off Wife’s Hands
Local police had reportedly ignored his wife's complaints that he had forcibly taken her to a forest outside Moscow and threatened to kill her.
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