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Taliban: Women can study in gender-segregated universities
Middle East

Taliban: Women can study in gender-segregated universities

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Women in Afghanistan can continue to study in universities, including at post-graduate levels, but classrooms will…
Hana Gouda defeats Dina Mishref, qualifies for African Table Tennis final
Egypt

Hana Gouda defeats Dina Mishref, qualifies for African Table Tennis final

National table tennis team player Hana Gouda, of Al-Ahly Sporting Club, has defeated Dina Meshref, number one in Africa, in…
RATP announces vacancies for female operators on 3rd metro line
Egypt

RATP announces vacancies for female operators on 3rd metro line

The French international company RATP, which manages the operation and maintenance of Cairo metro line three, has announced vacancies for…
Afghan women demand rights as Taliban seek recognition
Middle East

Afghan women demand rights as Taliban seek recognition

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A small group of Afghan women protested near the presidential palace in Kabul on Friday, demanding…
Dar Al Iftaa allows hymen reconstruction in cases of rape, deceit
Egypt

Dar Al Iftaa allows hymen reconstruction in cases of rape, deceit

Egypt’s Dar Al Iftaa has issued an opinion on hymen reconstruction surgery, approving of the surgery in cases where women…
Almost 20k served under Sisi’s 2019 women’s health initiative: minister
Egypt

Almost 20k served under Sisi’s 2019 women’s health initiative: minister

18,200 women have been given free health exams and treatment as part of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s 2019 initiative to…
Women send powerful message in Olympic track and field
World

Women send powerful message in Olympic track and field

TOKYO (AP) — They set records everyone saw coming and others that surprised the experts. They suffered, and battled, and…
COVID vaccine — the unfounded tale of infertility
Health & Fitness

COVID vaccine — the unfounded tale of infertility

Claims like “COVID vaccines make you infertile!” have been swirling around social media for months. At first, it was only women who…
India’s female labor participation rate falls to 16.1 percent as pandemic hits jobs
World

India’s female labor participation rate falls to 16.1 percent as pandemic hits jobs

NEW DELHI, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Female labor participation rate in India fell to 16.1 percent during the July-September 2020…
More violence, less income: Arab women bear the brunt of COVID-19, study finds
Middle East

More violence, less income: Arab women bear the brunt of COVID-19, study finds

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned Heba Mordaa’s life upside down. “Ever since the lockdowns started in March 2020, my work has…
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