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Bulgaria bans full-face veils in public places

Angel Krasimirov
2016-10-03

Bulgaria's parliament banned the wearing of face veils in public in a move supporters said would boost security after Islamist militant attacks in Europe

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Women to go on strike in Poland in protest at planned abortion law

2016-10-03

Proposed ban would criminalise all terminations with women punishable by up to five years in prison

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Women in Poland will be released at a demonstration for abortion rights

2016-09-30

Mass action of the Polish women the right to abortion is called a "Black protest" will be held in Poland on Monday, 3 October

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New law extends maternity leave for Abu Dhabi government employees

2016-09-29

A new law regarding workers at government entities in Abu Dhabi extends maternity leave and will allow new fathers to take three days of paternity leave

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Awra Amba, an Ethiopian village where gender equality is real


2016-09-27

Starting from scratch in 1972, Nuru has created a democratic, sustainable community, where women and men live as equals and where most young people go to university

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Saudi Women Ask King to Bring an End to Male Guardianship

2016-09-26

Saudi women are asking King Salman to eliminate the male guardianship system, saying they want to be treated as adults

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Polish lawmakers push on with near-total ban on abortion

2016-09-26

Ruling PiS party committed to law banning most terminations and making maximum jail term for practitioners five years

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Leaked Apple emails reveal employees' complaints about sexist, toxic work environment

2016-09-19

Though Apple declined to comment on any of the specific claims in this story, a spokeswoman said, "Apple is committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect....

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Giorgi Margvelashvili introduces scholarship for girls at Military Lyceum

2016-09-15

President Giorgi Margvelashvili has founded General Giorgi Kvinitadze scholarship for girls studying at the Giorgi Kvinitadze Military Lyceum

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