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How The Murder Of A Malaysian Transgender Woman Exposed Fears Over An Islamic Penal Code

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The murder of Sameera Krishman in the city of Kuantan, Malaysia, was brutal enough to shock the nation.

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5 Ways Women Should Support Other Women In Business

Recent events have stirred a surge of vocal pride with, for, and among women.

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Carol Devine's Aqua Mess, A Portrait Of A Place And Its Garbage

Though we have come to expect pollution in the seas and oceans that border densely populated areas, what about the world's more remote waters? Artist Carol Devine went to find out.

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Women Still Make Less Than Men, But At Least Now We Have Feminist Crosswalks

Pic: APToo often, women can't have nice things. We aren't paid as much as men, attend school at lower rates and receive worse health care while shouldering more of the caregiving burden. According to one recent study, it will take women 170 more years to reach gender parity.

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Commentary: Gender Equality, A Game Changer For Improved Natural Resources Management

In Fiyoaree, Maldives, Leena wakes up at 4.45 a.m. every day for her morning prayer. She then rushes to prepare breakfast for her family before walking her two children to school.

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The Women’s Strike And The Messy Space Of Change

Tomorrow is the Women’s Strike, the fourth of ten actions that have been called for by the organizers of the Women’s March on Washington. The strike was planned to coincide with International Women’s Day, and the march organizers, in tandem with a team organizing protests in forty countries around the world, have asked women to take whatever form of action their lives allow for. Take the day off from “paid and unpaid labor,” including housework and child care, if you can, or avoid shopping at corporate or male-owned businesses, or simply wear red in solidarity. There will be rallies in at least fifty cities around the United States.

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What Are Today's Headlines?

The thwarted bomb attacks planned by IS militants made the headlines in several English dailies today other than the future of Malaysia’s relationship with North Korea and the silence that followed the abduction of a pastor in Kelana Jaya.

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Opinion: Russian Politics Are As Cold As Ever

Thousands have taken to the streets. Kremlin critic Ildar Dadin released from prison. Opposition leader Alexei Navalny running for president. Don't mistake these developments for a political thaw, writes Juri Rescheto.

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HRW's Shakir: Democratic Values Deteriorating In Israel

The Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem has denied HRW regional director Omar Shakir a visa. He tells DW why this puts Israel in the same category as Cuba and North Korea.

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'My Boyfriend Threatened Suicide And Asked Me For Almost $20,000'

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Healthcare staff Clara*, 30, was shocked when her previously attentive boyfriend lied, cheated, and extorted loans from her.

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