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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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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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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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Abortion study: 25% of pregnancies terminated, estimates suggest

Category: Gender in the world 

Smitha Mundasad
2016-05-19

One in four pregnancies ends in an abortion each year, global estimates from the World Health Organization and Guttmacher Institute suggest

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Are Working Women Happy Women? View from the Greater Caucasus

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

Nino Doghonadze, Norberto Pignatti and Karine Torosyan
2016-04-26

So, working women appear to be less happy than housewives in Armenia and Azerbaijan, and more satisfied with their lives than Georgian housewives

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Afghan women, girls face invasive virginity tests, says rights report

Category: Gender based violence 

2016-03-02

In a conservative culture where great value is attached to a woman's virginity, the "aggressive" exams can damage a woman's personal dignity, emotional health, and social status

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Female political scientists start website to combat bias against women in academia

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-02-15

A group of female political scientists have teamed up to create Women Also Know Stuff, a website intended to provide an easily accessible database of female experts in a variety of fields

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