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1 Jul 2017
In Saudi Arabia, women are considered second-class citizens. They cannot drive or travel without the authorisation of a male guardian: a brother, father, cousin or even a son.
18 Jun 2017
Three women were killed and nine wounded after an explosive device detonated in a restroom in a busy upscale shopping center in Colombia's capital on Saturday.
17 Jun 2017
Child rights protection - Women lawyers visit schools in Edo state.
24 May 2017
In Pakistan, the government of Punjab province has announced it will open 36 centres to protect women who are victims of violence. It's a first in a country considered to be one of the world's most dangerous for women.
11 May 2017
Women in leadership - Women described as solutions to national problems.
4 Apr 2017
PDP Crisis - Women's forum seeks Ex-President Jonathan's intervention.
30 Mar 2017
During a speech at the Women's Empowerment Panel, President Trump said he will work to ensure that an economy is a place where women can 'work, succeed and thrive like never before'.
15 Mar 2017
At a Senate hearing to discuss the growing nude photo sharing scandal rocking the Marines, Commandant General Robert Neller makes an impassioned plea to women asking them to trust him.
4 Mar 2017
Women and children crossing together illegally into the United States could be separated by U.S. authorities under a proposal being considered by the Department of Homeland Security, according to three government officials.
17 Feb 2017
An airstrike killed eight women and a child at a funeral reception near the Yemeni capital, witnesses say, adding to the conflict's mounting civilian death toll.
22 Jan 2017
More than two million people flooded US cities as women opposed to Donald Trump led a peaceful, stunning rebuke against the new US president that was echoed in sister protests around the world.
9 Jan 2017
Zambia's government has passed a bill that allows women take a day off work every month because of their menstrual cycle. Already, some see this as bad for business and economic growth.

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