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Saudia Airlines warn passengers of strict dress code

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-08-10

Some may not be surprised to see a strict dress code on Saudi Arabian planes, since the country follows a conservative version of Sunni Islam, but others on social media think it has gone too far

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Mother and daughter horribly scarred in brutal acid attack in India STILL live with attacker

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-07-24

A mother and daughter left permanently scarred in a brutal acid attack still live with their attacker - because they have nowhere else to live

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2 Moroccan women first to compete in world surf championships

Category: Sport 

2017-06-15

That’s why I want one or two girls in the World Surf League — to tell everyone that, ‘Yeah, there are girl surfers in Morocco

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Rural women in India take alcohol ban into their own hands

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-04-18

Since the bill’s passage, murder and gang robberies in the region have decreased by almost 20 percent

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Russia: Anger at move to soften domestic violence law

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-01-16

A bill to decriminalise some forms of domestic violence has passed its first reading in Russia's Duma, sparking anger among women's rights advocates

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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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FGM Uncovered in Georgia

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

Aida Mirmaksumova
2016-11-07

An IWPR investigation has discovered that hundreds of girls from the ethnic Avar community in eastern Georgia are being forced to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM)

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Helping Russia’s broken women to get back on their feet

Category: Gender in the world 

Oleg Skripnik
2016-07-14

Dozens of crisis centers operate in Russia to help women caught up in desperate situations and left without help from their families.

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ISIS is fining women $10 for showing their eyes

Category: Gender based violence 

2016-05-27

ISIS will fine women $10 for showing their eyes. Women who wear a cloak that’s too tight will be hit with a $25 fine

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60-year-old Christian woman in Indonesia caned for breaking Sharia law

Category: Gender based violence 

2016-04-15

A 60-year-old Christian woman, convicted of breaking Sharia law by selling alcohol, was caned in Indonesia

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