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The New Women of Gaza

The inspiring story of five women striving to make a difference in Gaza under siege.

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Could EU tariff threat on Cambodia lead to exploitation of women?

Many women could lose their jobs and turn to other industries, where they may be sexually exploited, warns a new report.

Could EU tariff threat on Cambodia lead to exploitation of women?

Bahrain

Rights groups slam Bahrain over detention of female activists

Recent report finds nine women were arrested without search warrants and were subjected to physical and sexual assaults.

Rights groups slam Bahrain over detention of female activists

Asia

Pink tickets as Delhi rolls out free bus travel for women

New Delhi rolls out free bus travel for women in what is dubbed 'historic step' for safety and female employment.

Pink tickets as Delhi rolls out free bus travel for women

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Financial abuse: The ties that bind domestic violence victims

Manipulation around money issues often plays an outsized role in abusive and violent family situations.

Financial abuse: The ties that bind domestic violence victims

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Spacewalking into 'her-story'

Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir floated out of the ISS crew hatch into spacewalking history on Friday.

Spacewalking into 'her-story'

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Needed: Giant steps for (wo)mankind to secure US space future

Many women working in the United States commercial space industry are leaving, jeopardising future competitiveness.

Needed: Giant steps for (wo)mankind to secure US space future

Women's Rights

Violence sows fear among women ahead of Colombia local elections

Observers say female candidates systematically threatened with physical, sexual violence to deter them from running.

Violence sows fear among women ahead of Colombia local elections

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How Argentina's economic crisis is hurting women more than men

Women endure the greatest financial hardships in Argentina, and their plight is being pushed onto the election agenda.

How Argentina's economic crisis is hurting women more than men

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Gender study: To shatter the glass ceiling, fix the 'broken rung'

More women are in the C-suite than five years ago, but the management ladder remains a huge obstacle to true parity.

Gender study: To shatter the glass ceiling, fix the 'broken rung'

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NASA moves up first all-woman spacewalk to fix power unit

The initial plan for the mission was cancelled last spring because of a shortage of readily available medium-size suits.

NASA moves up first all-woman spacewalk to fix power unit

Opinion

Anonymity is a necessary tool for India's #MeToo movement

Anonymous social media accounts that provide a safe space for women to talk about sexual abuse deserve protection.

M Neelika Jayawardane

by M Neelika Jayawardane

M Neelika Jayawardane

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Chilean astrophysicists on alien life, Mars and space exploration

How will the world's 2 largest telescopes, under construction in Chile, change the way we look at the universe?

Asia Pacific

Philippines town replaces all-male police force with women

The move is part of a wider government effort at promoting women in the workplace.

Iran

'An extraordinary feeling': Iran women attend football match

For nearly 40 years, female spectators have been banned from entering football and other sports stadiums in Iran.

'An extraordinary feeling': Iran women attend football match