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“I am not weak”: Qatari women unsuccessful in first legislative elections
Middle East

“I am not weak”: Qatari women unsuccessful in first legislative elections

A, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Voters chose none of the 26 women who stood for election in Qatar’s first legislative…
Where women took shelter from abuse, Taliban now in control
Middle East

Where women took shelter from abuse, Taliban now in control

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — When the Taliban seized power, the operator of the only women’s shelter in a northern Afghan…
Taliban-run Kabul municipality to female workers: Stay home
Middle East

Taliban-run Kabul municipality to female workers: Stay home

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Female employees in the Kabul city government have been told to stay home, with work only…
Taliban replace ministry for women with one restricting them
Middle East

Taliban replace ministry for women with one restricting them

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers set up a ministry for the “propagation of virtue and the prevention…
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…
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