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World - Region
10/2/2021 5:23:08 PM
A major crackdown in western Libya resulted in the detention of 4,000 migrants, including hundreds of women and children

World - International
10/2/2021 1:32:06 PM
The fight has become even more intense since Texas adopted a law on September 1 banning almost all abortions, unleashing a veritable legal guerrilla warfare and a counterattack in Congress

World - Africa
10/1/2021 11:46:22 AM
The UN warned of "unprecedented" malnutrition among pregnant and lactating women in Ethiopia's war-hit Tigray region, in a report published hours after the government sparked outrage by expelling senior UN officials

World - International
9/28/2021 10:42:54 AM
​When the Taliban seized power, the operator of the only women's shelter in a northern Afghan city ran away. Left abandoned were 20 women who had fled a variety of domestic horrors, some abused by husbands or family, others forced into early marriages with older men.

World - Africa
9/27/2021 5:03:30 PM
Ethiopia's women's minister, the first federal official to acknowledge rape had taken place during the Tigray war, announced her resignation Monday, without specifying a reason

Arts & Culture - Stage & Street
9/26/2021 4:58:15 PM
Numerous Egyptian and international theatre plays took part in the inaugural edition of Eazees International Festival for Women s Theatre which concluded its activities last week.

World - Africa
9/24/2021 12:19:58 PM
‘As the first female president in the history of my country, the burden of expectation to deliver gender equality is heavier on my shoulder,’ said Samia Suluhu Hassan, the president of Tanzania

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
9/22/2021 1:11:00 PM
This year’s Egypt Human Development Report points out areas where work is needed, while recognising efforts made towards meeting commitments in the 2014 constitution and the UN SDGs

Sports - Omni sports
9/22/2021 10:25:30 AM
Players from Afghanistan’s women’s soccer team are among dozens of athletes reportedly given visas to live in Australia.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
9/21/2021 10:08:00 PM
Lebanese women have been hard hit by the succession of economic and political crises facing the country

World - International
9/21/2021 1:23:41 PM
The Taliban were notorious for their brutal, oppressive rule from 1996 to 2001 when women were largely barred from work and school, including being banned from leaving their homes

World - International
9/21/2021 9:10:00 AM
The international community has warned that it will judge the Taliban by their actions, and that recognition of a Taliban-led government would be linked to the treatment of women and minorities

World - International
9/20/2021 4:03:50 PM
After pledging a softer version of their brutal and repressive regime of the 1990s, the Islamic fundamentalists have been stripping away at freedoms one month after seizing power

World - International
9/19/2021 3:07:37 PM
On Friday, the Taliban shut down the Women's Affairs Ministry, replacing it with a ministry for the `propagation of virtue and the prevention of vice` and tasked with enforcing Islamic law.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Culture
9/19/2021 9:54:00 AM
A new book reconstructs the history of the entertainment industry in Cairo in the 1920s and 1930s through the eyes of the women involved

World - International
9/18/2021 7:09:57 PM
The Taliban last week announced an all-male interim government that includes no women or members of Afghanistan's minorities _ contrary to their earlier pledges on inclusivity

World - International
9/18/2021 5:50:03 PM
It was the latest troubling sign that the Taliban are restricting women's rights as they settle into government, just a month since they overran the capital of Kabul

Arts & Culture - Music
9/18/2021 1:42:28 PM
The three-day festival featured women talents between 9 and 11 September

World - International
9/18/2021 12:26:00 PM
In Kabul, a new sign was up outside the women's affairs ministry, announcing it was now the 'Ministry for Preaching and Guidance and the Propagation of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice'

Sports - Omni sports
9/17/2021 1:00:00 PM
Raducanu became the first British player to win a Grand Slam in women's singles since Virginia Wade in 1977 and did not drop a set during her stunning run to the title

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