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Kurdish women take up fight against ISIL

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Women in Kurdistan, an independent region in Iraq, have joined the ranks of fighters battling the Islamic State (ISIL). Continue reading

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UN calls for worldwide gender equality by 2030

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The UN urged world leaders this week to ensure gender equality by 2030 as a new report showed limited progress in the area. Continue reading

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg on women in law

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke about the barriers women have faced in the legal profession in a recent address at Georgetown Law. Continue reading

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Boko Haram and Nigeria reach reported cease-fire

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The Nigerian government and Boko Haram have reached a cease-fire after years of fighting and thousands of civilian deaths, according to reports from the region. Continue reading

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Malala on education: “Dreams do come true”

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“I’m hopeful that the dreams which I have now to see every child going to school, to see equal rights for women, I think, soon…I will see those dreams becoming a reality.” Continue reading

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