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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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European court rules employers can ban women from wearing Islamic headscarves and religious symbols

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-03-14

The European Court of Justice has ruled that companies can ban employees from wearing the Islamic headscarf, but only as part of prohibitions including other religious symbols

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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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Overjoyed women set fire to their face veils after their village is liberated from ISIS

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-02-23

An overjoyed woman was seen celebrating as she removed her face veil, stomped on it and set it alight after her village was reportedly liberated from the Islamic State

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Marine Le Pen abruptly cancels meeting with top Lebanese cleric over hijab

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-02-22

During a two-day visit to Lebanon, meant to strengthen her foreign policy credentials, far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen..

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I don’t want flowers; I want a future

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-02-14

This Valentine’s Day, for its annual #IDONT campaign, UNFPA is partnering with artists to raise awareness about child marriage, which ensnares tens of thousands of girls around the world

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Female-only salon for Muslim women to open in New York City

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-01-25

A female-only beauty parlor catering to the needs of Muslim women will open its doors in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, the New York City borough

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