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Pakistan’s Digital Rights Foundation among Top Ten Entrepreneurs at UNGA

Nighat Dad is the founder of Digital Rights Foundation (DRF), whose helpline is assisting Pakistani women to fight against cyber harassment and online abuse. Dad presented her work at the Innovations Summit at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in 2018.

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19.10.2018 | 13:39

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Sports Silvia Neid: ‘A female coach wouldn’t be accepted in the Bundesliga’

As a player and a coach, Silvia Neid won all there is to win in women’s football. But the former German international thinks the appointment of a female coach in the Bundesliga is as far away as ever.

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19.10.2018 | 13:29

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Tapping indigenous knowledge to protect orangutan

June Rubis at a rice field in Sarawak © June Rubis

WHEN Malaysian June Rubis was an undergraduate at a Canadian university, she was told by a professor that she could never do orangutan field research because she was a woman, of the wrong nationality – even though orangutans are found in Malaysia – and that she would never have enough capital to do it.

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07.10.2018 | 8:59

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Banking on sustaining local heritage – A woman’s true purpose in life

Sasibai Kimis. Photo Credit @Kenny Loh

From investment banking to private equity, Malaysian Sasibai Kimis’ career in finance took her her all over the world, from London to New York to Ghana.

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04.10.2018 | 12:53

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Rebooting Mindsets to Get More Girls in STEM

© Audrey Pe

Audrey Pe was 13 years old when she found herself smitten by series of letters such as HTML, CSS and other coding terms she learned about in class.  

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03.10.2018 | 12:51

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A Muslim beauty blogger is challenging discrimination in Myanmar

Win Lae Phyu Sin,19-year-old beauty blogger from Myanmar wears her hijab with pride and is busting stereotypes with her videos.

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17.09.2018 | 12:06

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Guarding the border between India and China

© Apoorva Agrawal

Women have now shouldered equal responsibilties with men, and this is quite evident in the Indian security forces. The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) force is the last of the Central Armed Police Forces to induct women officers in combat roles after the government first allowed it to enroll them in 2016.

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14.09.2018 | 11:06

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