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Women’s propensity towards extremism increasing

The propensity towards extremism is increasing among women in Bangladesh, though the militant groups in the past did not directly use women in their operations. Also, religious identity that is ...

Women’s propensity towards extremism increasing

Bangladesh gets first Transgender people’s representative

A transgender candidate has been elected as councillor for a rural Bangladeshi town, the first in the Muslim-majority nation where laws still discriminate against sexual minorities, reports AFP.Pinki ...

Bangladesh gets first Transgender people’s representative

Sculptures of 10 women unveiled as ‘Statues for equality’

Ten statues of famous women were installed in New York this week as the first part of an international project by Australian artists to highlight gender imbalance in monuments.Media mogul and talk ...

Sculptures of 10 women unveiled as ‘Statues for equality’

Rohingyas in Bangladesh warned as human trafficking rising

When Nazmin Nahar, a Rohingya refugee in Bangladesh, was offered a job in a garment factory by a distant cousin, she thought she had found a way to support her ageing parents.But her relative sold ...

Rohingyas in Bangladesh warned as human trafficking rising

Raped by ‘Myanmar army,’ Rohingya women fight to rebuild lives

Rohingya refugee Shofika Begum can't stop the flashbacks from two years ago when her husband and sister were shot dead and she was raped in her village in Myanmar that was then torched.Begum, 22, ...

Raped by ‘Myanmar army,’ Rohingya women fight to rebuild lives

Myanmar troops' sexual violence against Rohingya shows 'genocidal intent': UN

Sexual violence committed by Myanmar troops against Rohingya women and girls in 2017 indicated the military's genocidal intent to destroy the mainly Muslim ethnic minority, United Nations ...

Myanmar troops' sexual violence against Rohingya shows 'genocidal intent': UN

What Saudi women still can't do

From driving to travelling abroad, Saudi women have been granted new freedoms in recent years, as the Islamic kingdom eases restrictions seen by rights activists as repressive.On Friday, Saudi Arabia ...

What Saudi women still can't do

Male bloggers challenge Russia gender norms

Gevorg brushes mascara onto his already long, dark lashes before dabbing highlighter above his cheekbones and checking the results in a mirror of a central Moscow salon.The 26-year-old is one of a ...

Male bloggers challenge Russia gender norms

Protesters demand end to killings of transgender women

Protesters chanting "black trans lives matter" and "we will not be erased" on Friday demanded an end to the killings of black transgender women in the United States and decried the Trump ...

Protesters demand end to killings of transgender women
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