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Woman of the week

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This week, we feature Afghan politician Shukria Barakzai. The outspoken female leader survived an attack on her car some days ago.

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18.11.2014 | 14:16

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Kicking out stereotypes

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The all-girl football team

They started off as a secret sports club. What brought them together was their shared love for football, a game they couldn’t dream of playing because of their conservative family backgrounds.  After all, how could young girls, who weren’t even allowed to step out of their homes without the hijab (veil), run around kicking ball in an open field?

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18.11.2014 | 14:01

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A “crazy” woman is needed for a breakthrough

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What is the number one criteria that makes a person suitable to be a minister? Does he or she have to have a university degree or any formal education in the field entrusted upon them by the president and the nation? If your answer is no, you might like the minister of marine affairs and fisheries in the new Indonesian cabinet.

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18.11.2014 | 12:49

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Marred happiness: a case of post-partum depression

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We don’t accept the severity of situations until we find ourselves in tough spots.  Some of us remain silent while others seek help. I choose to write about it.

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18.11.2014 | 11:14

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Women in the news

Here’s a round-up of women’s news that made it to the headlines. Did we miss something? Let us know through your comments.

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18.11.2014 | 10:05

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