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Defying threats, Afghan singer Aryana comes home for women
Society

Defying threats, Afghan singer Aryana comes home for women

KABUL, Afghanistan (Reuters) – Each time Aryana Sayeed, one of Afghanistan’s most famous singers, returns to the country of her…
Thousands join US women’s marches despite discord
Society

Thousands join US women’s marches despite discord

  Thousands of women marched Saturday in the US capital and across the country to convey a now-annual message opposing…
Labaki 1st female Arab director shortlisted for Oscar with ‘Capharnaum’
Culture

Labaki 1st female Arab director shortlisted for Oscar with ‘Capharnaum’

In a special achievement for Arab cinema, Lebanese director Nadine Labaki’s “Capharnaum” has been shortlisted for the Oscars’ Best Foreign…
Gender equality at work more than 200 years off: WEF
Society

Gender equality at work more than 200 years off: WEF

  Women may be shouting louder than ever for equal treatment and pay, but a report out Tuesday indicates it…
Egypt frees Rania Youssef after provocative dress case
Culture

Egypt frees Rania Youssef after provocative dress case

  Cairo appeals prosecutors on Thursday ordered the release of actress Rania Youssef on bail, after a four-hour interrogation session…
Thousands protest in ‘feminist tidal wave’ against sexist violence
Society

Thousands protest in ‘feminist tidal wave’ against sexist violence

  Tens of thousands of people rallied across Europe on Saturday against sexist violence, with more than 30,000 turning out…
3 Egyptian women win L’Oreal–UNESCO science award
Science

3 Egyptian women win L’Oreal–UNESCO science award

  Egyptian women are excelling in numerous fields. Scientists Marwa Balaha, Nuha Mustafa and Amira Al-Yathebi are just another proof of…
Iran allows women to attend Asian Champions League final
Middle East

Iran allows women to attend Asian Champions League final

  Hundreds of female fans cheered for local champions Persepolis as they sought to claim their first continental crown. The…
Pressure on girls for perfect body ‘worse than ever’, says Orbach
Health & Fitness

Pressure on girls for perfect body ‘worse than ever’, says Orbach

  Girls and young women are under more pressure than ever to achieve the perfect body in an oppressive social…
#ShameOnWho campaign uses art to change Lebanese attitudes to rape
Middle East

#ShameOnWho campaign uses art to change Lebanese attitudes to rape

  BEIRUT (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The hashtag #ShameOnWho? is being deployed as part of a new street art campaign…
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