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Egypt - Society
6/7/2022 9:46:57 PM
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) launched in Egypt on Tuesday the Women’s Economic and Social Program with the goal of providing 200,000 women in seven Egyptian governorates with increased job opportunities, expanding financial inclusion, and reducing violence against women and girls.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
6/7/2022 8:27:14 PM
More efforts are being made to break down barriers faced by female entrepreneurs in Egypt, but funding remains a matter of concern,.

World - Africa
6/4/2022 10:25:32 PM
Women and girls face “deadly consequences” in the Somali region of Ethiopia due to the worst drought conditions in forty years, according to the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA.

World Cup 2022 - News
6/1/2022 8:55:08 PM
Eight female African referees, assistants and VAR officials were selected for the U-20 Women World Cup in Costa Rica, world governing body FIFA announced on Wednesday.

Sports - Omni sports
5/30/2022 6:28:35 PM
Teenager Holger Rune became the first Danish man to reach the French Open quarter-finals on Monday when he shocked world number four Stefanos Tsitsipas, while Daria Kasatkina and Veronika Kudermetova guaranteed a Russian woman will make the semi-finals.

World - International
5/28/2022 10:12:59 PM
Temperatures barely climbed into the 90s and only for a couple of days. But the discovery of the bodies of three women inside a Chicago senior housing facility this month left the city looking for answers to questions that were supposed to be addressed after a longer and hotter heat wave killed more than 700 people nearly three decades ago.

World - Region
5/28/2022 2:04:51 PM
Sudanese women's activist Amira Osman Hamed has won a Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk, the organisation announced Friday.

Life & Style - Food
5/24/2022 10:47:43 PM
The UN’s World Food Program(WFP) published a first-of-its-kind cookbook, titled “Empowering Women through Cooking,” that combines recipes with personal narratives of empowerment.

Sports - World
5/23/2022 4:19:05 PM
Manchester City and France footballer Benjamin Mendy denied nine sexual offences against six young women as he appeared in court on Monday.

Sports - Omni sports
5/23/2022 10:57:32 AM
Defending champion Novak Djokovic and 13-time French Open winner Rafael Nadal start their Roland Garros campaigns on a star-studded Monday, while women's favourite Iga Swiatek begins her quest for a second title in three attempts.

World - International
5/22/2022 7:17:53 PM
Women television presenters on Afghanistan's leading news channels on Sunday vowed to speak up for their rights after being forced by Taliban authorities to cover their faces on air.

World - International
5/22/2022 10:05:17 AM
Women presenters on Afghanistan's leading news channels went on air Sunday with their faces covered, a day after defying a Taliban order to conceal their appearance on television.

World - International
5/21/2022 10:38:31 PM
The US special envoy on Afghanistan met with the Taliban's chief diplomat on Saturday and stressed international opposition to the group's treatment of women and girls.

World - Region
5/21/2022 2:38:45 PM
Women presenters on Afghanistan's leading TV channels went on air Saturday without covering their faces, defying a Taliban order that they conceal their appearance to comply with the group's austere brand of Islam.

Arts & Culture - Music
5/15/2022 7:28:17 PM
Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra, fresh off its Eurovision victory, released a new music video Sunday of its winning hit “Stefania” that features scenes of war-ravaged Ukraine and women in combat gear, as the annual song contest took on ever more political tones.

Egypt - Politics
5/14/2022 9:28:30 PM
Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) said in a statement that it has received a petition signed by 500 Egyptian women urging the admission of jailed "prisoner of consience" and hunger-striker Alaa Abdel-Fattah to the prison's hospital in order to be placed under medical observation.

World - International
5/12/2022 8:50:55 PM
The Group of Seven industrialised nations on Thursday condemned the growing restrictions placed on women and girls by the Taliban in Afghanistan, accusing the hardline Islamist group of isolating the country.

World - International
5/10/2022 11:11:33 AM
About a dozen women protested in the Afghan capital on Tuesday against the Taliban's new edict that females must fully cover their faces and bodies when in public.

World - International
5/9/2022 3:03:55 PM
Norway has slammed the latest Afghan Taliban edict demanding women cover up head to toe in public and warned that Afghanistan's new rulers are ``steering the country toward a humanitarian, economic and human rights catastrophe.''

Sports - Omni sports
5/8/2022 5:25:32 PM
Ons Jabeur's long-stated goal is that her historic exploits on court lead to more Arab women taking up tennis -- becoming the first Arab player to win a Grand Slam in next month's French Open final would do wonders to achieve that.

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