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Saudi women discover yoga

Widely perceived as a Hindu spiritual practice, yoga was not officially permitted for decades in Saudi Arabia, the cradle of Islam where all non-Muslim worship is banned. But last November the kingdom finally recognised yoga as a sport, despite the risk of hardline opposition.

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08.12.2018 | 13:29

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Women and vitamin D deficiency

The popular saying “some sun will do you good” was coined for a good health reason. Although it generally gets less attention than its close cousin vitamin C, vitamin D also plays an important role in our health.

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07.11.2018 | 13:50

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As tourists flock to Indian Himalayas, women lead plastics clean-up

The steady environmental deterioration in the Indian Himalayas spurred more than 4,000 volunteers to take measures to tackle plastic waste.

Date

15.08.2018 | 14:18

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Hundreds of pregnant women risk death in Yemen – U.N.

As the escalating conflict puts medical care out of reach in a country with one of the world’s highest maternal mortality rates.

Date

06.08.2018 | 15:53

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A princess who cares about cancer control

Princess Dina Mired @ElleWong

Princess Dina Mired is as articulate as she is determined; determined to nip cancer in the bud, that is.

Date

28.07.2018 | 14:01

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Hair matters

First, you notice more hair on your hairbrush and on your bathroom floor. Then, more of your scalp seems to be showing along your part line.

Date

03.05.2018 | 9:04

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First women’s yoga training centre in Gaza

A small group of Palestinian women in Gaza are stretching their limbs with yoga to help them teach others to cope with the stresses and traumas of living in the embattled territory.

Date

29.03.2018 | 14:47

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