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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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This house protects babies who are almost aborted

Abortion? Until now the issue has become a controversy. WHO notes, every year, there are around 50 million cases of abortion in the world. In Bandung, Indonesia, there is a house that accommodates prospective mothers who are unwillingly pregnant. The place is called Rumah RUTH or House of RUTH. 

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02.12.2018 | 15:29

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With new DNA labs, India tackles backlog of sexual assault cases

Indian women protest against the rape of the eight year old in Mandsaur, Madhaya Pradesh, in New Delhi on June 30, 2018.

Less than half of the more than 25,000 cases that go to labs each year are processed, while 20 percent of lab reports do not hold up in court due to contaminated evidence

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24.08.2018 | 14:50

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Modern slavery in Germany: Preying on the vulnerable

Slavery may be banned worldwide, but the practice continues to this day. In Germany, instances of forced prostitution and labor exploitation have fueled debate about what contributes to slavery and how it can be stopped.

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24.08.2018 | 13:57

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Supershe Island: A retreat where superwomen unite to rejuvenate and network

Supershe island houses a retreat where women can focus on rejuvenating and connecting with other women, learning from each other and empowering each other – it is a space dedicated to women by a woman.

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08.08.2018 | 12:52

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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.

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06.08.2018 | 15:53

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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.

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03.05.2018 | 9:04

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