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Qatar combats sexual harassement, even at its airport

Qatar’s public prosecutor has filed criminal charges against an unspecified number of police officers working at Qatar’s Hamad airport after women said they were invasively searched there last month. Some of the women were Australian and the issue has sparked outrage in Australia. Qatari officials said the searches were conducted …

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Saudi matchmaking turns high-tech

The traditional skills of the Kingdom’s matchmakers have survived many changes, and they are confident that amid rapid social changes among the younger generation and a technological revolution they can continue to ply their trade. As men and women enjoy opportunities to mingle and meet and attitudes across the country …

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Gender War turns on Women: The Case of J.K. Rowling

In a statement on her website, J.K. Rowling returned the Robert F. Kennedy ‘Ripple of Hope’ Human Rights Award given to her in December 2019. The decision came after president Kerry Kennedy issued a statement earlier this month to say that J.K. Rowling’s recently expressed views “diminishes the identity” of …

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UN praises UAE for women empowerment

Dr. Moza Al Shehhi, Executive Director of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, UN Women, Liaison Office in Abu Dhabi, has welcomed the success of a training programme launched by the UAE to enable Arab women to conduct peacekeeping operations. During her speech marking …

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