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India makes Islamic 'triple-talaq' instant divorce punishable by up to three years in prison

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-09-21

India has made the Islamic practice of "instant divorce" a criminal offence punishable by up to three years in prison

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Malaysia to investigate report of pre-teen girl who married 41-year-old man: DPM Wan Azizah

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-07-03

The man, who already has two wives and six children, is said to be the imam of a surau (prayer house) and took the 11-year-old as his third wife

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Sudanese teen bride who killed husband during rape to be executed

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-05-11

A 19-year-old girl in Sudan was sentenced to death by a court on Thursday for murdering her husband after he tried to rape her, said campaigners, calling on the president to pardon her

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Viral photo prompts Indonesian government moves toward banning child marriage

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-04-24

A photo of two young teenagers trying to register their marriage on the island of Sulawesi has been shared widely online since last week

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Olympian fencer inspires Barbie's first hijab-wearing doll

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-11-15

Doll company Barbie has unveiled its first hijab-wearing doll to honour an American Olympic fencer, as the traditional Islamic headscarf goes mainstream through catwalks

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Egyptian lawyer says it's a national duty to rape girls who wear revealing clothing like ripped jeans

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-11-02

'I say that when a girl walks about like that, it is a patriotic duty to sexually harass her and a national duty to rape her,' says Nabih al-Wahsh

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Saudi king decrees women be allowed to drive

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-09-28

For more than 25 years, women activists have campaigned to be allowed to drive, defiantly taking to the road, petitioning the king and posting videos

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Saudi trains first women air traffic controllers

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-09-19

The conservative Islamic kingdom plans to increase the number of women in the overall workforce to 28 percent from 23 percent

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Iran Air appoints first female CEO

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-08-01

Iran has appointed a female CEO to lead its national airline for the first time since it was established in the 1940s.

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Georgian Women March against Misogyny and Racism

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

Giorgi Lomsadze
2017-07-21

Chanting “Women’s disobedience begins!,” scores of female protesters marched down the avenue on July 19 to oppose the misogyny, racism and an alleged gang-rape

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