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At Tokyo Olympics, skateboarding teens blaze trail for women
World

At Tokyo Olympics, skateboarding teens blaze trail for women

TOKYO (AP) — On the Olympic podium stood three teenage girls — 13, 13 and 16 — with weighty gold,…
Turkey formally quits treaty to prevent violence against women
Middle East

Turkey formally quits treaty to prevent violence against women

Turkey officially withdrew on Thursday from an international treaty to prevent violence against women, enacting a decision that drew condemnation…
Donia Samir Ghanem inaugurates 5th annual Aswan Women Film Festival
Cinema/TV

Donia Samir Ghanem inaugurates 5th annual Aswan Women Film Festival

Despite her absence due to the illness of her mother actress Dalal Abdel Aziz and the death of her father…
Maya Morsi receives UNFPA Deputy Executive Director on his 1st official visit to Egypt
Egypt

Maya Morsi receives UNFPA Deputy Executive Director on his 1st official visit to Egypt

President of the National Council for Women (NCW) in Egypt, Maya Morsi, received at the council headquarters Ib Petersen, Assistant…
Twitter adds ‘Arabic (feminine)’ language option in diversity drive
Middle East

Twitter adds ‘Arabic (feminine)’ language option in diversity drive

Twitter on Tuesday introduced an “Arabic (feminine)” language setting enabling the social media site to speak to users using feminine grammar,…
Female judges to take seats in Public Prosecution, State Council in October
Egypt

Female judges to take seats in Public Prosecution, State Council in October

The Supreme Judicial Council has decided that it will appoint female judges within Egypt’s State Council and Public Prosecution, beginning…
Iranian TV: Chinese man arrested for posting videos of women
Middle East

Iranian TV: Chinese man arrested for posting videos of women

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state TV said Tuesday that a Chinese man has been arrested for posting videos on…
Brazilian doctor and influencer arrested for sexually harassing papyrus seller
Egypt

Brazilian doctor and influencer arrested for sexually harassing papyrus seller

The Egyptian Interior Ministry said on Sunday evening that police have arrested a Brazilian doctor accused of sexually harassed an…
Status of pregnancies outside marriage still unclear in UAE after law change
Middle East

Status of pregnancies outside marriage still unclear in UAE after law change

Seven months after the UAE decriminalized premarital sex, the legal change is not always reflected in how pregnancies outside marriage…
Prominent female Saudi activist summoned in relation to case
Middle East

Prominent female Saudi activist summoned in relation to case

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s most prominent women’s rights activist was summoned by security officials on Sunday…
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