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Riot Days: Pussy Riot’s acts of defiance

Members of the feminist punk group have been sentenced to 15 days in prison after a pitch invasion during the World Cup final in Russia. We look at some of their most high-profile protests to date.

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17.07.2018 | 13:47

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Iranian feminists ‘are engaged in a global conversation’

What can women’s rights activists in the West learn from the struggle of feminist movements in Iran? DW spoke with researcher Janet Bauer, who has extensively studied women’s issues in different cultural contexts.

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03.07.2018 | 13:42

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Iranian women hope 2018 World Cup is turning point for stadium ban

The World Cup has given Iranian women the chance to do what many take for granted — going to watch football matches. Activists are now pushing world football’s governing body FIFA to end the ban issue once and for all.

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28.06.2018 | 12:34

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