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Taliban decree orders women in Afghanistan to cover their faces
Middle East

Taliban decree orders women in Afghanistan to cover their faces

(CNN) – Women in Afghanistan must cover their faces in public, according to a decree issued by the Taliban on…
Women responded better than men to early Alzheimer’s intervention, study found
Health & Fitness

Women responded better than men to early Alzheimer’s intervention, study found

(CNN) – After age and genetics, being a woman is the single most important risk factor for developing Alzheimer’s disease,…
In today’s India, clothing choices signal a deepening religious divide
World

In today’s India, clothing choices signal a deepening religious divide

In a video that has since gone viral on social media, a group of men gather on a dusty street…
First home delivery woman in Suez urges women to work in any field
Egypt

First home delivery woman in Suez urges women to work in any field

Shaima al-Mahrizy, a 25 year old delivery woman working from Suez – the first ever – has called on women…
As Kuwait cracks down, a battle erupts over women’s rights
Middle East

As Kuwait cracks down, a battle erupts over women’s rights

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — It all started over yoga. When an instructor in Kuwait this month advertised a desert wellness…
For Black women, hopes and dreams rest on Biden court choice
World

For Black women, hopes and dreams rest on Biden court choice

NEW YORK (AP) — When the pressure gets intense, law student Jasmine Marchbanks-Owens likes to wander the hallways of Howard…
Meet the Egyptian-American entrepreneur teaching computers to understand human emotions
Features/Interviews

Meet the Egyptian-American entrepreneur teaching computers to understand human emotions

Computers are smart. They store and process vast amounts of data in the blink of an eye, translate language instantaneously,…
China’s 1st woman to spacewalk works 6 hours outside station
Science

China’s 1st woman to spacewalk works 6 hours outside station

BEIJING (AP) — Wang Yaping has become the first Chinese woman to conduct a spacewalk as part of a six-month…
Afghan girls, faraway relatives worry over dreams disrupted
Middle East

Afghan girls, faraway relatives worry over dreams disrupted

From her home in Illinois, Asma Yawari has built a relationship with her younger cousin in Afghanistan that’s made the…
Saudi weapons trainer breaks mould in male-dominated field
Middle East

Saudi weapons trainer breaks mould in male-dominated field

RIYADH, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Mona al-Khurais has loved guns ever since as a young girl her father took her…
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