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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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Peggy Whitson returns to earth after another record-breaking 288 days in outer space

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-09-06

Her total time in space, 665 days, is now the most cumulative time spent in space by any astronaut — male or female

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Aeroflot gender discrimination case reaches court in Moscow

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-09-04

Flight attendants claim airline’s campaign to use younger, more attractive staff is latest example of Russia’s ‘war against women’

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Meet the woman who just made American space history

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-04-25

When Peggy Whitson woke up this morning, she broke a record: It's her 535th day in space. And what she misses most about Earth is a good hot shower

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Lego celebrates Nasa's female space pioneers with new set

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-03-02

There are people whose stories have not really been told who have made seminal contributions to the NASA programmes

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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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Female astronauts break barriers and records

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-03-29

Records set by women in spaceflight are often qualified in respect to other women, but many people neglect to realize that women have been breaking records among their male colleagues

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NASA’s latest class of astronauts is 50 percent female, and could be heading to Mars

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-01-12

For the first time, NASA’s latest class of astronauts is 50 percent female. And, NASA has announced, in 15 years they could all be selected for an inaugural trip to Mars

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Female U.S. general who overturned sex-assault ruling to retire

Category: Gender in the world 

2013-11-11

The first woman from the U.S. military to go into space has decided to retire after her promotion to a top Space Command job was blocked in the Senate due to her decision....

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Belgian senator fighting for peace in Caucasus

Category: Exclusive 

Ketevan Nozadze

2013-09-05

Everything began in Baku, during her official trip. The senator of Belgium, Dominique Tilmans has discovered that there are many conflicts for several years in the region of South Caucasus...

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