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Qatari 'sociologist' films online 'tutorial on how Muslim men should beat their wives'

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-04-18

Abd Al-Aziz Al-Khazraj uploaded the footage to the his Al-Mojtama YouTube channel which reportedly shows him teaching men to 'punish' their wives under Islamic law

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Nusrat Jahan Rafi: Burned to death for reporting sexual harassment

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-04-18

Many girls and young women in Bangladesh choose to keep their experiences of sexual harassment or abuse secret for fear of being shamed by society or their families

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Malaysia probes book on Muslim women who refuse to wear headscarves

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-04-17

The probe is the latest in a series of incidents that have led to women's rights activists accusing authorities of acting like 'fashion police' by trying to control women's attire

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India’s Supreme Court to rule on whether mosques must let women worshipers inside

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-04-17

India’s Supreme Court will hear a petition Tuesday asking that Islamic mosques be legally mandated to allow women inside to offer prayers.

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Brunei to punish gay sex and adultery with death by stoning

Category: Gender based violence 

2019-03-28

A new law which comes into effect from next week will punish homosexual sex and adultery with death in the small southeast Asian kingdom of Brunei

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Iranian lawyer who defended women’s right to remove hijab gets 38 years, 148 lashes

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-03-12

After two trials described by Amnesty International as “grossly unfair,” Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has been sentenced to a total of 38 years in prison and 148 lashes

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Erdogan accuses women's march of disrespecting Islam

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-03-11

Several thousand women had gathered in central Istanbul on Friday evening for a march to celebrate International Women's Day but police fired tear gas to disperse them

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Outrage as UAE gives all its 'gender balance' awards to men

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-01-29

The World Economic Forum ranked the UAE 121st out of 149 countries by gender equality

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Nobel laureate Murad to build hospital in her hometown in Iraq

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-12-17

Murad was awarded the $1 mln prize alongside Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict

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Congolese doctor, Yazidi activist win Nobel Peace Prize for combating sexual violence

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-10-05

The award of the prize follows a year in which the abuse and mistreatment of women in all walks of life across the globe has been a focus of attention

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