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Video of woman being attacked by morality police over loose hijab rattles people in Iran and beyond

Category: Gender based violence 

2018-04-25

Video of women officers from Iran’s morality police force attacking a young woman for wearing a headscarf that only loosely covered her hair has gone viral in Iran and around the world

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Girls' headscarf ban debate ties Merkel's conservatives in knots

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-04-11

A debate over whether to ban Muslim girls under 14 from wearing headscarves in public has divided Germany's parliament

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Belgium sends woman ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-12-18

Belgium is the first country in the world to appoint a female ambassador to Saudi Arabia. Iran too is getting a new Belgian woman ambassador soon

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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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Egyptian lawyer says it's a national duty to rape girls who wear revealing clothing like ripped jeans

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-11-02

'I say that when a girl walks about like that, it is a patriotic duty to sexually harass her and a national duty to rape her,' says Nabih al-Wahsh

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Saudi king decrees women be allowed to drive

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-09-28

For more than 25 years, women activists have campaigned to be allowed to drive, defiantly taking to the road, petitioning the king and posting videos

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Turkish women march in rights protest in Istanbul

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-07-31

Women protested against the violence and animosity they face from men demanding they dress more conservatively

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Saudi Arabia investigates video of woman in miniskirt

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-07-18

The authorities in Saudi Arabia are investigating a young woman who posted a video of herself wearing a miniskirt and crop-top in public

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Melania and Ivanka Trump arrive in Saudi Arabia sans headscarves

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-05-22

First lady Melania Trump and first daughter Ivanka Trump arrived in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Saturday morning sporting an absence of headscarves

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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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