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In Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar, rights activist Maryam Durani has found a fresh outlet for her decades of advocacy – a new fitness centre for women. Durani, 36, is a fierce campaigner for women’s rights in the ...
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Three women, two of them from Africa, advanced to the second round of selection to become the next director-general of the World Trade Organization as the field was cut from eight to five, the Geneva-based body said on ...
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President Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party is considering whether to pull Turkey out of an international accord designed to protect women, party officials said, alarming campaigners who see the pact as key to combating rising domestic violence. Demonstrators wearing ...
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The Islamic Women’s Council says the Christchurch mosque shootings might not have happened, if it weren’t for the failures of multiple government agencies – particularly the security intelligence service and police. In the aftermath of the shootings at ...
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Rochelle’s story “I’m a normal teenage girl. I go out with my friends, make a noise, gossip and everything. But I’m also a proud Muslim,” says 14-year-old Rochelle Wallis. Part British, part Jamaican, Rochelle converted to Islam after ...
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Birthdate of Iran’s Maryam Mirzakhani (May 12) has been named Women in Mathematics Day by the International Mathematics Union. Any women in the world follow her footsteps to have great achievements and become another Maryam Mirzakhani. Mirzakhani, a ...
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The International Day of the Midwives, May 5, is a chance to thank efforts made by medical staff especially these days that the world is dealing with deadly coronavirus. International Day of the Midwives was first celebrated May ...
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Supporting the UN Secretary-General’s call for solidarity and urgent action in response to the socio-economic impacts of COVID-19, an initial group of prominent women have joined a global advocacy effort to save lives and protect livelihoods, urging leaders ...
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A prominent Saudi princess has appealed to the kingdom’s king and crown prince to release her from prison as the holy month of Ramadan began, according to a letter published on her official website and Facebook account. Princess ...
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The United Nations Libya mission condemned a shelling attack on Thursday that it said killed four girls and young women hours after international pleas for a humanitarian pause to help with the fight against the coronavirus. It said ...
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