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Jeddah to host first women's basketball tournament

Category: Sport 

2017-11-10

History will be made in Saudi Arabia on Saturday with the launch of the first official basketball tournament for women

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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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Beslan school siege: Russia 'failed' in 2004 massacre

Category: Events 

2017-04-13

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Russia failed to protect the hostages of the Beslan school siege in which about 330 people died in 2004

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Games-Qatar out of women's basketball over hijab row

Category: Sport 

Peter Rutherford
2014-09-25

Qatar pulled out of the women's basketball competition at the Asian Games after refusing to abide by international regulations preventing them from wearing hijabs

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Spurs Make Becky Hammon First Female NBA Assistant Coach

Category: Sport 

Eben Novy-Williams
2014-08-08

The defending champion San Antonio Spurs made Becky Hammon, a six-time All-Star player, the National Basketball Association’s first female assistant coach

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Iran's washing-up liquid protest

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India Rakusen
2014-07-17

A striking piece of graffiti in the heart of Iran's capital Tehran has been widely shared on social media. It shows a woman holding up a "World Cup" in the shape of a washing-up liquid bottle

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Obama pledges to address gender pay gap

Category: Gender in the world 

Mark Felsenthal
2014-03-21

President Barack Obama used a speech at a community college to begin a series of events highlighting economic issues affecting women such as the gender pay gap in which women....

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Kuwait Opens Women's Sports Clubs

Category: Sport 

HUSSAIN AL-QATARI
2013-05-13

The initiative to launch basketball, table tennis and athletic leagues for the first time in Kuwait illustrates how the landscape for women athletes....

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Can A Woman Play In The NBA? If You’re 6-Foot-8 Brittney Griner, Maybe So

Category: Sport 

Clarke Gail Baines
2013-04-05

Ann Meyers, once a huge star at UCLA and while playing for the country in the Olympics, was the first and only woman to sign a contract with an NBA team in 1980

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World's tallest woman dies

Category: It`s interesting to know 

Malcolm Moore
2012-12-05

Yao Defen, who stood 7ft 8in tall, passed away on the morning of November 13 in the house she shared with her mother in Shitang village in eastern China

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