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Terror attack fears behind female flyer row, says Tunisia

Related Articles TUNIS: Security measures taken by the UAE against Tunisian women trying to travel to the Gulf state were prompted by fears of a terrorist attack, Tunisia said Monday.Since Friday, Tunisian women and girls have been delayed for hours ...

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Female British embassy worker found strangled near Beirut

BEIRUT/LONDON (Reuters) – A female British embassy worker has been found strangled near a highway outside Beirut, a Lebanese security source said on Sunday. The British foreign ministry provided a statement by the family of the woman, Rebecca Dykes, but ...

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A Man Among Female Leaders: ‘The Risk of Mansplaining Is Very High’

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — Xavier Prats Monné could not say what exactly he expected from Iceland, this tiny gender utopia where selling pornography has been banned since 1869 and the world’s first openly lesbian prime minister was elected in 2009. But ...

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Japan Ranks Low in Female Lawmakers. An Election Won’t Change That.

OBIHIRO, Japan — Standing before an audience of mostly men here on Japan’s northern island, a parliamentary candidate in Sunday’s elections made a pointed appeal. “I am 33 years old, and I have two children,” Kaori Ishikawa said. “Why shouldn’t ...

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Could this be the future first female Muslim member of Congress

DUBAI: America could soon see its first Muslim woman in Congress, replacing a white, male, Republican if she succeeds.Speaking to UK website The Independent, Fayrouz Saad, said she was a supporter of providing health care coverage for all Americans, as ...

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Female Saudi drivers 'will reduce crashes'

Lifting Saudi Arabia’s ban on women drivers will cut the number of car crashes, Interior Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Nayef has said. He did not present any evidence to back up his claim, saying only that “women driving ...

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US Marines get first female infantry officer

A female US Marine has made history by becoming the first woman to complete the Corps’ famously gruelling infantry officer training. The lieutenant, who wants to keep her identity private, graduated in Quantico, Virginia, on Monday. She will soon be ...

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Freewheeling women: campus bikes liberate Pakistan’s female students

Freewheeling women: campus bikes liberate Pakistan’s female students

ISLAMABAD: For Senam Khan, one of the founders of a bike sharing scheme on a Pakistani university campus, the start-up has had unexpected — and welcome — consequences.The aim of the five young entrepreneurs who conceived the sharing scheme, named ...

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