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The Pink Ladoo Project: spreading the sweetness of gender equality

Raj Khaira © Raj Gedhu Photography

A ladoo is an Indian sweet made from a combination of flour, sugar and ghee (clarified butter) and then shaped into little golden-yellow balls. Ladoos are usually served at religious ceremonies or to mark happy occasions like engagements, weddings, and the birth of baby…boys.

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20.10.2017 | 15:13

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Patriarchy and religious extremism challenged by a Pakistani woman

Gulalai Ismail, a Pakistani human rights activist from the Swabi district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, was recently awarded the Reach All Women in War (RAW) Anna Politkovskaya Award alongside the late Indian journalist, Gauri Lankesh.

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17.10.2017 | 16:41

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Women’s rights in Saudi Arabia: a timeline

Saudi Arabia has announced it will allow women to get a driver’s license without permission of a legal guardian. Learn about some other milestones women in the Islamic kingdom have reached through the years. – By Carla Bleiker

Date

08.10.2017 | 17:27

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