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News roundup17 Jan 2018
Women's rights advocate to become the first female PM of Romania

Women's rights advocate to become the first female PM of Romania

Ana Maria Lucarecommended byAna Maria LucaNewsMavenS, Eastern Europe

Social democrats may soon make history, if their candidate Viorica Dancila becomes PM. Though it would be a great opportunity for change, her candidacy doesn’t mean the country is any less conservative or that her party fosters gender equality.

Eastern EuropeWomen to watch
Poland's register of pedophiles made public in populist move

Poland's register of pedophiles made public in populist move

Magdalena Karst-Adamczykrecommended byMagdalena Karst-AdamczykWysokie Obcasy, Poland

The Polish Ministry of Justice introduced a public register of “the most dangerous rapists and pedophiles". Yet research shows that such lists are not only ineffective but also demoralizing.

PolandAha moments
European Court of Justice to determine if Facebook has to fight hate speech

European Court of Justice to determine if Facebook has to fight hate speech

Christine Traglerrecommended byChristine TraglerDer Standard, Austria

In a trailblazing case of online hate speech against Austrian politician Eva Glawischnig, the European Court of Justice is about to rule whether Facebook should find and delete abusive comments. The verdict may put FB under global pressure.

AustriaChange indicators
A new trend among Slovak officials? Owning a house in Florida

A new trend among Slovak officials? Owning a house in Florida

Ria Gehrerovárecommended byRia GehrerováDenník N, Slovakia

With real estate prices in Bratislava as high as in Florida, many prominent politicians choose to invest their money on the other side of the Atlantic. Some are open about it, others hide their assets. 

SlovakiaSigns of the Times
weekly hindsight8-12 Jan 2018

New ways to fund the welfare state introduce old problems

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Parents on trial in Stuttgart after forcing their daugther to marry

Parents on trial in Stuttgart after forcing their daugther to marry

Daria Sukharchuk recommended by Daria Sukharchuk NewsMaVens, Germany

A young woman has filed a lawsuit against her family that kidnapped, trafficked and married her off against her will. All because she refused to follow a traditional lifestyle.

Germany Smoke signals
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Prime Minister resigns following a pedophilia scandal in the police

Prime Minister resigns following a pedophilia scandal in the police

Delia Budurca recommended by Delia Budurca NEWSMAVENS, Romania

The case, discovered early in 2018, has shaken the Romanian government and caused a breach of public trust in the police. Yesterday evening, Prime Minister Mihai Tudose announced his resignation.

Romania Aha moments
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Women's rights advocate to become the first female PM of Romania

Women's rights advocate to become the first female PM of Romania

Ana Maria Luca
Gender politics xx recommended by Ana Maria Luca NewsMavenS, Eastern Europe

Social democrats may soon make history, if their candidate Viorica Dancila becomes PM. Though it would be a great opportunity for change, her candidacy doesn’t mean the country is any less conservative or that her party fosters gender equality.

Eastern Europe Women to watch
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Rich Russians dominate list of new ‘Maltese’

Rich Russians dominate list of new ‘Maltese’

Daiva Repeckaite recommended by Daiva Repeckaite NewsMAVENS, Malta

Russians are taking advantage of Malta's Individual Investor Program, which sells Maltese -- and therefore EU citizenship -- for a fee of €650,000.

Malta Signs of the Times
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Gender pay gap revealed at Britain's broadcast giant

Gender pay gap revealed at Britain's broadcast giant

Lydia Morrish recommended by Lydia Morrish WikiTribune, United Kingdom

"It is not men earning more because they do more of the jobs which pay better. It is men earning more in the same jobs or jobs of equal value"

United Kingdom Aha moments
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