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I did it for my daughter, says woman arrested for headscarf protest in Iran

Azam Jangravi poses during an interview with Reuters, at the unknown location, February 7, 2019.

Azam Jangravi’s heart was pounding when she climbed atop an electricity transformer box on Tehran’s busy Revolution Street a year ago. She raised her headscarf in the air and waved it above her head.

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15.02.2019 | 13:41

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No turning back for Iran’s hijab protesters despite crackdown

Protestors hold a sign “No To Mandatory Hijabi” as hundreds of Canadians took part in a protest against the Islamic Republic of Iran in Toronto, Canada, January 6, 2018.

Iranian women took to the streets holding their hijabs aloft in protests at the strict dress code that quickly spread on social media last year, leading to a “bitter backlash” by authorities.

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25.01.2019 | 15:02

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Bend It Like Sahishta in the Hijaab

Kashmir is a region of unmatched beauty. The valley’s breathtaking serenity attracts thousands of tourists every year. Saddeningly, it is also marred by frequent violence due to conflict and militancy.

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21.09.2018 | 13:53

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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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Burqa, hijab or niqab? What is she wearing?

The Quran calls for women to dress modestly, though interpretations as to what that means vary. Here an overview of the most common types of clothing worn by Muslim women.

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08.02.2018 | 14:37

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Women Game Developers Think Differently

Lara Croft

Things are on the move in the world of gaming. About half of all gamers are female. Now game producers are starting to employ more female developers. And women in tech are also a key focus of this year’s “International Games Week” in Berlin.

Date

29.05.2015 | 13:40

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Women in the News

(Copyright: picture-alliance/dpa)(Copyright: picture-alliance/dpa)

Women in Bolivia are at higher risk to become victim to violence than elsewhere in Latin America. Read more about what the government has done to protect women and find out which other themes made it to the headlines.

Date

11.03.2015 | 9:22

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