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When Women Rule: 'No girl should be a gift to a rapist,' says Jordan MP fighting for women

Wafa Mustaga, Jordan's "Iron Lady", says more focus should be put on women's rights in Arab world. 

Movie Night: Lipstick Under My Burkha

Screening of Alankrita Shrivastava's latest film on women. 

Violence against girls 'accepted part of being female' - report

From girls being coerced to have sex in exchange for school books to being forced into marriage, violence against girls is seen as an accepted part of being female.
October 02, 2017 | 03:33 pm GMT+7

Japan's cool Koike: Media-savvy feminist politician with stomach for a fight

Fluent in English and Arabic, Koike projects an image as an internationalist rarely seen in navel-gazing Japanese politics.
September 27, 2017 | 12:23 pm GMT+7

Saudi Arabia allows women to drive, in historic move

Many women's rights activists have previously been jailed for flouting the ban.
September 27, 2017 | 12:23 pm GMT+7

Why women keep beating each other up

The worst thing is, most of the time it's over men.
September 11, 2017 | 11:51 am GMT+7

Jordanian women imprisoned in name of family honour

Jordan has one of the highest rates of honor killings in the world. Authorities can indefinitely incarcerate women considered to be at risk of being attacked or killed in the name ...
August 16, 2017 | 09:25 am GMT+7

Through exercise, girls in South Sudan learn about peace and self-worth

A girls-only sports club is helping to foster team spirit and hopes to promote peace in a country divided by conflict.
June 29, 2017 | 09:05 am GMT+7

'Star Wars' embraces girl power with new heroine stories

Walt Disney Co and Lucasfilm said 'Star Wars Forces of Destiny' will focus on the 'untold stories of everyday heroism.'
April 14, 2017 | 09:14 am GMT+7