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Four women among IDF Flight Academy's 182nd graduating class

Thursday's graduation ceremony will mark 40 years since the bombing of the Iraqi nuclear reactor

All-female English-language theater company delights

Raise Your Spirits has created a super mixed group of women, and everyone wants to contribute to the music and the performing.

11/06/2021

This woman empowers Anglo women by sharing their stories

“What would happen if one woman told the truth about her life? The world would split open.” - Muriel Rukeyser (20th c. Jewish American poet and political activist)

By Rivkah Lambert Adler
03/06/2021

Balcony death spotlights social pressure for single Egyptian women

A 35-year-old fell to her death from a balcony in Cairo last month after neighbors confronted her over suspected pre-marital relations, prompting an outpouring of anguish from single Egytpian women.

By REUTERS
28/04/2021

Feminists worldwide mourn Egyptian trailblazer Nawal El Saadawi

The author of more than 50 books, she smashed taboos from sexuality and prostitution to female genital mutilation (FGM) - a practice she suffered as a child.

By REUTERS
24/03/2021
Shiri Maimon takes part in a Na'amat video campaign against domestic violence. November 2020.

Na’amat celebrity video campaign urges end to violence against women

The videos teach people what to do if a victim is too scared to ask for help.

Nuphar on this week's cover of La-Isha.

Celebrating life and womanhood: Eylon Nuphar

A breast cancer survivor who isn't afraid to confront society's beauty standards.

Afghan women practice boxing.

Afghanistan forms new women's council ahead of Taliban talks

President Ashraf Ghani said the council, announced late on Thursday, would "empower women", promote their rights at home and implement Afghanistan's international commitments on women's rights.

By REUTERS
14/08/2020
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