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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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Saudi Arabia to introduce physical education for schoolgirls

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-07-12

Physical education for women is controversial in Saudi Arabia, where conservatives consider it immodest

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Iraqi girl, 6, reunited with family after being kidnapped by ISIS 3 years ago

Category: It`s interesting to know 


2017-06-14

Christina, now 6 years old, has been reunited with her parents, nearly three years after she was kidnapped

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German parliament moves to partially ban the burka

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-04-28

Members of the lower house of parliament in Germany have approved a law that partially bans the full-face Islamic veil known as the burka.

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Female clerics declare fatwa on child marriage in Indonesia

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-04-28

Female clerics issued an unprecedented fatwa against child marriage in Indonesia in a bid to stop young girls becoming brides in the world's most populous Muslim country

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Star soccer player kicked off national women’s team in Iran for not wearing hijab

Category: Sport 

2017-04-27

A top soccer player on the Iranian women’s national team says she was booted from the squad after government officials found out she played in an exhibition game while not wearing a hijab

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Saudi Arabia elected to UN women's rights commission

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-04-25

Saudi Arabia has been elected to the UN women’s rights commission, prompting outrage from human rights groups

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