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  • UN Highlights Hardships For Lone Female Syrian Refugees

    UN Highlights Hardships For Lone Female Syrian Refugees

    Thousands of Syrian refugee women are caught in a "spiral of hardship, isolation and anxiety," widowed or separated from their husbands and struggling to survive, the UN warned on Tuesday.

  • Female Mutilation a Means of Male Power Over Women-UN Rights Chief

    Female Mutilation a Means of Male Power Over Women-UN Rights Chief

    Female genital mutilation, the excision of the clitoris practised widely in African and many Muslim countries, is a means for men to maintain control of women and must be eradicated, UN human rights chief Navi Pillay said on Monday.

  • Egypt's Sisi Tells Interior Minister to Fight Sexual Harassment

    Egypt's Sisi Tells Interior Minister to Fight Sexual Harassment

    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ordered the interior minister to fight sexual harassment following the arrest of seven men for attacking women near Cairo's Tahrir Square during his inauguration celebrations, his office said on Tuesday.

  • Egyptian President Wants Fight Against Sexual Harassment - Report

    Egyptian President Wants Fight Against Sexual Harassment - Report

    Days after sexual assaults on women celebrating his inauguration in the capital's Tahrir Square, Egypt's newly-elected President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi has directed to "strictly enforce an anti-harassment law", state media reported on Tuesday.

  • World Team Table Tennis Championships: Indian women earn direct quarterfinal berth

    World Team Table Tennis Championships: Indian women earn direct quarterfinal berth

    The Indian women's table tennis team got past Bulgaria 3-2 in their toughest test in the World Team Table Tennis Championships so far to directly enter the quarterfinals, while the men's team will take on Egypt in a Round of 16 match on Friday becaus...

  • Silvio Berlusconi 'directed' bunga bunga sex parties: court

    Silvio Berlusconi 'directed' bunga bunga sex parties: court

    Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was the ringmaster of "bunga bunga" sex parties at his luxurious villa near Milan, giving the go-ahead for young women to perform pole dances and stripteases, according to a court document.

  • Egypt is worst Arab state for women, Comoros best: survey

    Egypt is worst Arab state for women, Comoros best: survey

    Sexual harassment, high rates of female genital cutting and a surge in violence and Islamist feeling after the Arab Spring uprisings have made Egypt the worst country in the Arab world to be a woman, a poll of gender experts showed on Tuesday.

  • Indian girls knocked out of World Junior Squash championships women's singles

    Indian girls knocked out of World Junior Squash championships women's singles

    Ingale had no answer to World No.4 and top seed Nour El Sherbini of Egypt who raced to a 11-1, 11-3, 11-1 win in the quarter-finals.

  • Almost 100 women sexually assaulted in Cairo: report

    Almost 100 women sexually assaulted in Cairo: report

    Close to 100 women have fallen victim to "rampant" sexual attacks in Cairo's Tahrir Square during four days of protests against Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Morsi, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday.

  • US postpones award for Egyptian woman over tweets

    The Obama administration is postponing an award for an Egyptian activist who rallied worldwide attention against forced "virginity tests" on female protesters because of anti-American and anti-Semitic comments discovered on her Twitter account.

  • Egypt's new 'bodyguards' to protect women protesters from sex assault

    Egypt's new 'bodyguards' to protect women protesters from sex assault

    With bright neon vests and hardhats gleaming at dusk, a dozen Egyptian volunteers fanned out through Cairo's crowded Tahrir Square. Their project: end a surge in sexual assaults on women that activists say has become the darkest stain on the country'...

  • Mistrust runs deep over Egypt referendum

    Nevine Mustafa finally had enough after 10 hours of waiting to cast her "no" vote in Egypt's referendum on a highly disputed draft constitution. She and the other women in line were convinced the judge running the polling station was deliberately sta...

  • Egypt's veiled news anchor stirs debate

    Egypt's veiled news anchor stirs debate

    Egypt's first veiled newsreader on state television has drawn support from many viewers for ending an unwritten rule under ousted Hosni Mubarak that kept covered women out of the top job, although some fretted it could herald social restrictions.

  • Egypt's first veiled news anchor appears on state TV

    Egypt's first veiled news anchor appears on state TV

    Wearing a cream-colored headscarf and a dark suit, Fatma Nabil read the 12 o'clock news bulletin on Sunday and became Egypt's first female news presenter ever to appear on state television while wearing a veil.

  • London 2012 Football: Japan into semis as Mexico survive Senegal

    London 2012 Football: Japan into semis as Mexico survive Senegal

    Japan stayed on course for an Olympic football double as their men's team joined the women's side in reaching the tournament semi-finals following a 3-0 win over 10-man Egypt on Saturday.

  • Men barred on Egyptian channel with veiled anchors

    Men barred on Egyptian channel with veiled anchors

    Maria TV, a new satellite news channel that only features women wearing the full Islamic veil, has been launched in Egypt. Men are banned from the show, a media report said on Saturday.

  • Egypt TV channel gives veiled women a face

    Abeer Shahin graduated from the prestigious American University in Cairo but struggled to find a job because of employers' aversion to her full Islamic face veil, or niqab. But now she has found a job she hopes will change how Egyptian society views ...

  • Egypt to launch TV channel with fully-veiled women

    Egypt to launch TV channel with fully-veiled women

    A new satellite TV channel managed completely by women donning the niqab or the full veil will begin broadcast in Egypt July 20, the first day of the Islamic holy month of Ramandan.

  • Alarmed by violence Clinton calls Egyptian Prime Minister

    Alarmed by violence Clinton calls Egyptian Prime Minister

    Concerned over the continued violence and abuse of women demonstrators in Egypt, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called Egyptian Prime Minister Kamal el-Ganzouri to register deep US unease about the situation, particularly the attacks on wo...

  • Women singing in burqas was Beyonce

    Women singing in burqas was Beyonce

    Recalling her concert a few months ago in Egypt, R&B star Beyonce says she was moved by burka-clad women.

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