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Steep odds against Ghana's female footballers
Traditional religious beliefs stand in the way of girls passionate about the game and seeking to go professional.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2014 20:41 GMT
Gaza women bear psychological scars of war
Fearing for their lives and that of their children, Palestinian women are suffering from severe mental health issues.
Last updated: 28 Jul 2014 18:52 GMT
How Japan's stem cell study became a scandal
Pioneering research on stem cells in Japan took a series of bizarre turns.
Last updated: 08 Jul 2014 13:02 GMT
Iraq: The women left behind
As men continue to join the fighting in Iraq, women are being pushed into desperate and dangerous situations.
Last updated: 03 Jul 2014 09:22 GMT
Women take on the 'confidence gap'
Why are women perceived negatively when they exhibit confidence?
Last updated: 18 Apr 2014 10:36 GMT
Women's council fights Pakistan abuses
Social worker making history in Pakistan setting up the country's first all-women tribal forum of justice.
Last updated: 22 Mar 2014 08:25 GMT
Climate change works wonders in Leh
Warm weather makes it possible to grow bountiful fruits and vegetables in the higher altitudes of Leh in the Himalayas.
Last updated: 31 Dec 2013 10:33 GMT
English women's football comes of age
"One club" ethos with men's EPL teams helps women's game as it tries to catch up with the likes of Germany and the U.S.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2013 13:36 GMT
Egypt's revolution: Dead or alive?
Stuck in a power struggle between the military and Muslim Brotherhood, Egyptians work to keep dream of revolution alive.
Last updated: 29 Jul 2013 17:51 GMT
Tawakkol Karman: Nobel Peace Prize laureate
The first female Arab winner of the prize is a Yemeni protest leader, journalist, politician, and mother.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2011 12:09 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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South Africa in Edinburgh: The role of post-apartheid art
Israel's deadly ceasefire game
Pakistan: Will instability topple democracy?
I have a dream: A world free of nuclear weapons
St Louis' sons, taken too soon
In Pictures: New Orleans' lingering blight
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the US' Gulf Coast, New Orleans still struggles to recover.
In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
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