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Austria gets first woman chancellor after video scandal

Category: Gender policy 

2019-05-31

Austria has named a top lawyer, Brigitte Bierlein, to be interim chancellor - the first woman to occupy the post - ahead of early elections

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Malaysia probes book on Muslim women who refuse to wear headscarves

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-04-17

The probe is the latest in a series of incidents that have led to women's rights activists accusing authorities of acting like 'fashion police' by trying to control women's attire

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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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Saudi Arabia allows women to join military

Category: Gender in the world 

2018-02-27

The women and their male guardians - usually a husband, father, brother or son - must also have a place of residence in the same province as the job's location

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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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European court rules employers can ban women from wearing Islamic headscarves and religious symbols

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-03-14

The European Court of Justice has ruled that companies can ban employees from wearing the Islamic headscarf, but only as part of prohibitions including other religious symbols

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Incredible moment elated Syrian women rip off strict Islamic robes and headscarves after escaping religious persecution under ISIS

Category: Gender based violence 

2016-06-13

This is the incredible moment elated Syrian women tear off their black shapeless robes as they enter Kurdish-controlled territory after fleeing for their lives from the clutches of Islamic State

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