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Iranian news agency Photoshops more clothing onto Oscars footage of Charlize Theron

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-02-28

Or maybe you will. But the below footage censoring the uncovered body parts of women made us do a double and triple take

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Iran: Young woman expelled from national team for not wearing the veil

Category: Sport 

2017-02-21

Dorsa Derakhshani, member of the Iranian Women's National Chess Team and the sixth world champion in under-18 games, got expelled from the national team

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Walk of shame: Sweden’s “first feminist government” don hijabs in Iran

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-02-13

The government has now come under sharp criticism from centrist and left-wing Swedish lawmakers, who said the ministers should not have deferred to “gender apartheid.”

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Woman, 30, beheaded in Afghanistan for entering a city to go shopping without her husband

Category: Gender based violence 

2016-12-28

A woman has reportedly been beheaded by a group of armed men in Afghanistan after she entered a city without her husband

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Isis 'offers $1m reward' for murder of woman who dropped out of university to fight them

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-12-20

23-year-old Joanna Palani is currently awaiting trial and possibly jail time for violating travel restrictions from her native Denmark

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Saudi officials say more professions should be open to women - newspapers

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-12-20

A senior Saudi cleric and a health ministry official said women should be allowed to work as paramedics and opticians, Saudi newspapers reported

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Video shows distressed woman resisting arrest by Iran’s morality police

Category: Gender based violence 

2016-12-06

video being circulated on social media depicts Iran’s morality police subduing and arresting a woman on the streets, as she screams in protest.

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Iranian woman says she was brutally whipped for attending a party with men

Category: Gender based violence 

2016-11-16

The lashing, a sentence for a “crime” that took place more than two years ago, left the woman with severe abrasions across the entirety of her back, according to images posted..

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Iran appoints cabinet's 3rd female to helm tourism ministry

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-11-07

Iran's moderate President Hassan Rouhani has appointed a woman as the head of the country's tourism and cultural heritage department

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Heartbreaking photos show 18-year-old woman who’s become face of famine in Yemen

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-10-31

This week, Reuters published a story and photos of an emaciated young woman who’s become the face of the famine in Yemen

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