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Two Indian women become first to enter temple after centuries-old ban overturned

Two Indian women become first to enter temple after centuries-old ban overturned

Two women in the southern Indian state of Kerala made history Wednesday, defying religious conservatives to enter the Sabarimala Temple, one of Hindu [...]
Former UN rights chief Mary Robinson criticized for calling princess ‘troubled’

Former UN rights chief Mary Robinson criticized for calling princess ‘troubled’

Former UN Human Rights Commissioner Mary Robinson has been criticized for describing a daughter of Dubai's billionaire ruler who was feared missing a [...]
Indian women in ‘620km human chain’ protest

Indian women in ‘620km human chain’ protest

Women in the southern Indian state of Kerala have formed a 620km (385-mile) human chain "in support of gender equality", amid a row over access to a [...]
22-year-old woman killed by lion that escaped enclosure at animal center

22-year-old woman killed by lion that escaped enclosure at animal center

A 22-year-old woman looking to start a career working with animals was attacked and killed by a lion after it escaped a locked space at a North Carol [...]
Labour MP Kate Osamor Still Lives In A Council House Despite £77K Annual Salary.

Labour MP Kate Osamor Still Lives In A Council House Despite £77K Annual Salary.

Labour MP Kate Osamor has said she is “proud” to live in her £750k council house despite earning £77,000 a year. The former Shadow Development S [...]
Anak Krakatau tsunami: The moment a child was swept from her mum

Anak Krakatau tsunami: The moment a child was swept from her mum

Hundreds of people have been killed by a tsunami that struck Indonesia last weekend after the Anak Krakatau volcano erupted. One woman survived t [...]
Melania Trump Answers Christmas Calls in Christian Louboutin Heels

Melania Trump Answers Christmas Calls in Christian Louboutin Heels

Though the holidays are all about opening gifts, they’re also a time to give back to the community — Melania Trump spent her Christmas Eve doing just [...]
Britain’s Queen encourages respect for each other

Britain’s Queen encourages respect for each other

Queen Elizabeth II appeared to lament the current era of divisive politics, including Brexit, calling on people to "respect" one another. Britai [...]
The ‘witch’, Zura Karuhimbi  who protected a village from genocide

The ‘witch’, Zura Karuhimbi who protected a village from genocide

Zura Karuhimbi had no weapons to defend herself when the men waving machetes surrounded her home, demanding she hand over those she was sheltering in [...]
‘We took our anger & channelled it’: Jaclyn Corin & Delaney Tarr on becoming activists

‘We took our anger & channelled it’: Jaclyn Corin & Delaney Tarr on becoming activists

17-year-old Jaclyn Corin, student president of her year at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Florida, was delivering carnations to ra [...]
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