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Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg rocks cover of TIME magazine's 27 May edition

2019-05-20

From being a regular schoolgirl a year and a half ago to being on the cover of TIME Magazine this week, 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg has the world's attention

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Runaway Saudi sisters leave Georgia to start new life

2019-05-08

Maha, 28, and Wafa al-Subaie, 25, started an online campaign to find a safe haven in April, after arriving in Georgia to escape relatives they said abused them

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Georgia governor signs heartbeat abortion ban, joining a U.S. movement

2019-05-08

Anti-abortion advocates have introduced measures in 15 states to ban the procedure as early as six weeks into a pregnancy, before a woman may be aware she is pregnant

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Sex-selective abortions may have stopped the birth of 23 million girls

2019-04-19

A huge analysis of worldwide population data suggests sex-selective abortions have led to at least 23 million fewer girls being born. The majority of these “missing” girls are in China and India

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Astronaut to eclipse record for longest U.S. spaceflight by a woman

2019-04-18

Astronaut Christina Koch, who completed the space walk with a man instead of a female colleague last month, will remain in orbit on board the International Space Station until February

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India’s Supreme Court to rule on whether mosques must let women worshipers inside

2019-04-17

India’s Supreme Court will hear a petition Tuesday asking that Islamic mosques be legally mandated to allow women inside to offer prayers.

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Malaysia probes book on Muslim women who refuse to wear headscarves

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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Egyptian company becomes first in country to grant women a day's leave for their period

2019-04-12

Female employees at Shark and Shrimp, a digital marketing agency based in Cairo, will not need to provide medical proof of having particularly painful periods

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Young woman dressed in white becomes symbol of revolution in Sudan after leading mass protest

2019-04-11

Young woman dressed in white has become the symbol of resistance against Sudan’s autocratic president after she was seen leading a massive protest from the top of a car in Khartoum

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