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‘In a zoo’: Pakistan’s Kalash battle tourism deluge
World

‘In a zoo’: Pakistan’s Kalash battle tourism deluge

In a remote valley in Pakistan dozens of Kalash minority women dance to celebrate spring’s arrival — but as a…
#KuToo: Japanese women say high heels rule is sexual discrimination
World

#KuToo: Japanese women say high heels rule is sexual discrimination

Nearly 20,000 women had signed an online petition in Japan by Tuesday afternoon, asking the government to ban companies from requiring high…
Afghan women fear gains could be bargained away in talks
Features/Interviews

Afghan women fear gains could be bargained away in talks

HERAT, Afghanistan (AP) — For four hours, Khadeja begged her in-laws to take her to the hospital. The skin on…
Defying threats, Afghan singer Aryana comes home for women
Society

Defying threats, Afghan singer Aryana comes home for women

KABUL, Afghanistan (Reuters) – Each time Aryana Sayeed, one of Afghanistan’s most famous singers, returns to the country of her…
Istanbul police fire tear gas at banned women’s day rally
Middle East

Istanbul police fire tear gas at banned women’s day rally

Istanbul police fired tear gas Friday at thousands of women who took to the city’s central avenue on International Women’s…
Only six countries have equal rights for men and women, World Bank finds
Features/Interviews

Only six countries have equal rights for men and women, World Bank finds

London (CNN)- The world is moving towards legal gender equality — but it’s moving very, very slowly. Only six countries…
Actress refuses to work with ex-Disney animation chief over harassment accusations
Cinema/TV

Actress refuses to work with ex-Disney animation chief over harassment accusations

British actress Emma Thompson has quit an anticipated film produced by California’s Skydance studios because it hired former Disney creative…
‘Abused’ Saudi sisters trapped in Hong Kong risk deportation
Middle East

‘Abused’ Saudi sisters trapped in Hong Kong risk deportation

Two Saudi sisters trapped in Hong Kong say chronic physical abuse by male family members prompted them to flee the…
Thousands join US women’s marches despite discord
Society

Thousands join US women’s marches despite discord

  Thousands of women marched Saturday in the US capital and across the country to convey a now-annual message opposing…
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