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Antonie Chrastecka (L) and Hana Humpalova (R) with IHH coordinator Izzet Sahin in Turkey after their release
Antonie Chrastecka (L) and Hana Humpalova (R) with IHH coordinator Izzet Sahin in Turkey after their release

Read more for women’s news that made it to the headlines in the last few days. And if you think we missed something important, tell us through your comments!

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03.04.2015 | 12:46

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The dilemma of #Mychoice

(Copyright: STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images)

(Copyright: STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images)

India’s elite is once again getting excited about a video. This time it is a 2-minute video starring Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone and 98 other women including famous names like Director Zoya Akhtar and actress Nimrat Kaur. Padukone’s video ‘My Choice’ is the latest in the series of the Vogue Empower campaign that aims to raise awareness about women’s rights in the country.

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01.04.2015 | 13:25

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Women in the News

Afghanistan beaten

On Thursday March 19, 2015, an angry mob brutally killed 27-year-old Farkhunda near a Kabul mosque after she had been accused of burning copy of the Koran. Read more here, and other news about women.

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27.03.2015 | 14:38

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