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Gitanjali Rao: Girl of 12 takes US young scientist prize

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2017-12-06

A schoolgirl aged 12 has been honoured as "America's top young scientist" for inventing a quick, low-cost test to detect lead-contaminated water

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Olympian fencer inspires Barbie's first hijab-wearing doll

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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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Viking warrior discovered in Sweden was a woman, researchers confirm

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2017-09-12

Swedish scientists have revealed that the body of a Viking warrior long presumed to be male is, in fact, female

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Jane Austen takes pride of place on Britain's new plastic tenner

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2017-07-19

The Bank of England unveiled its first plastic 10 pound note on Tuesday, which features 19th century British novelist Jane Austen and will be available to the public from September

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ADC Memorial launches 8th of March new campaign - All jobs for all women

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-03-08

March 8 is the day of working women’s rights, where the fight for worker’s rights and equality between men and women has been supplanted by flowers, gifts, and treats for “dear ladies.”

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Lego celebrates Nasa's female space pioneers with new set

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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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Sakharov prize: Yazidi women win EU freedom prize

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-10-27

Two Yazidi women who escaped sexual enslavement by so-called Islamic State (IS) in Iraq have won Europe's top human rights award, the Sakharov prize

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Female mutilation in the Caucasus

Category: Gender based violence 

2016-08-23

The study on female mutilation practiced in Dagestan, made public by Legal Initiative for Russia, came as a shock

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Afghan draft law must stop punishing women over "moral crimes" -rights group

Category: Gender in the world 

Magdalena Mis
2016-05-27

According to HRW estimates from 2013, half of imprisoned Afghan women and about 95 percent of girls in juvenile detention have been arrested on so-called moral crimes charges

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