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Tokyo Olympics head Yoshiro Mori to resign over sexist remarks — reports
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Tokyo Olympics head Yoshiro Mori to resign over sexist remarks — reports

Yoshiro Mori, president of the Tokyo Olympics organizing committee, is set to resign after facing backlash for sexist comments, Japanese…
‘A Day Without Us’: Mexican women stage protest by absence
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‘A Day Without Us’: Mexican women stage protest by absence

Women mostly stayed off Mexico City’s streets Monday as part of a protest against the country’s soaring rate of gender…
Pakistan’s ‘biggest feminist’ under fire after sexist tirade
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Pakistan’s ‘biggest feminist’ under fire after sexist tirade

He calls himself “Pakistan’s biggest feminist”, but soap-opera writer Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar sparked a national row this week after he hurled…
Teen Egyptian girl’s case puts legal system under spotlight
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Teen Egyptian girl’s case puts legal system under spotlight

CAIRO (AP) — The prosecution of a 15-year-old girl who killed a bus driver after he allegedly tried to rape…
‘Protecting rapists’: Protesters accuse Japan of failing women
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‘Protecting rapists’: Protesters accuse Japan of failing women

Women’s rights protesters are taking to the streets for the sixth time in as many months as anger mounts in…
Attacked for gender, not views: HK women protesters facing troll army
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Attacked for gender, not views: HK women protesters facing troll army

Rape threats, body-shaming and doctored photos: women supporting the anti-government protests in Hong Kong say they are being harassed online…
Brazil: Thousands of women rally against Bolsonaro’s ‘genocidal policies’
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Brazil: Thousands of women rally against Bolsonaro’s ‘genocidal policies’

Tens of thousands of women took to the streets of Brazil’s capital of Brasilia on Wednesday to denounce the policies…
Serena ‘saw therapist’ after US Open meltdown, apologizes to Osaka
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Serena ‘saw therapist’ after US Open meltdown, apologizes to Osaka

Serena Williams revealed Tuesday that she consulted a therapist after her infamous 2018 US Open final meltdown in which her…
South African sisters describe Saudi detention and complain to U.N.
Middle East

South African sisters describe Saudi detention and complain to U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) – Two South African sisters who were imprisoned in Saudi Arabia, initially without charge, described their ordeal on…
Equal pay in football? Norway still far from the goal
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Equal pay in football? Norway still far from the goal

Guro puts in 60 to 70-hour weeks, half her time spent on football and the other half at her job,…
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