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Life

Why dozens of people have been arrested for Instagram photos

It’s the lastest crackdown on “immoral” behaviour in Iran.

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Susan Devaney
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Why women in Iran are dancing together in protest

Women have been using the hashtag #DancingIsNotACrime.

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Susan Devaney
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Life

Powerful posts and celebratory quotes from Saudi women as they drive off

“I feel like a bird.”

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Susan Devaney
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Life

This airline chief says women can’t do his “challenging” job

“It’s a very challenging position.”

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Susan Devaney
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Saudi Arabia running “smear campaign” against right-to-drive activists

The driving ban placed on women will be lifted on 24 June.

Travel

Satisfy your cultural appetite in the capital city of Jordan

Stylist discovers rich culture – and food – in Amman

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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Fashion

How Saudi Arabia is using fashion to make another big change for women

The event excludes photographers and men.

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Susan Devaney
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Travel

10 reasons you need to visit Bahrain right now

From spas to shopping...

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Alessia Armenise
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Life

These are all the things women in Saudi can't do

Women can now drive, but the fight for equality continues…

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Life

Female ISIS survivors on love, grief and the power of endurance

These Yezidi women escaped ISIS. Photographer Benjamin Eagle hears their stories.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

This viral feminist music video is ruffling feathers in Saudi Arabia

Have you seen Hwages by Majed al-Esa yet?

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Moya Crockett
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This app tracks women’s experiences of cat-calling

Reclaim the streets.