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Jeddah to host first women's basketball tournament

Category: Sport 


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 


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 


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

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

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


India Rakusen

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

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

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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

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

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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