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Dozens have been arrested as Egypt's police launch an investigation into a mob sexual assault on a young woman in Mansoura caught on video.

The kingdom requires women to seek permission from a male guardian - usually a father, husband or brother - to study, work or travel.

Five things Saudi women still can't do

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Five things Saudi women still can't do

Despite Saudi Arabia announcing a ban on women driving will be lifted next year, there are still many other restrictions that impede their daily lives.

Egyptians launch '<em>miniskirt</em> revolution' in solidarity with Saudi model

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Egyptians launch 'miniskirt revolution' in solidarity with Saudi model

Egyptian women stood in solidarity with Saudi women's calls to challenge patriarchy this week, by standing in front of the kingdom's embassy in ...

Saudi Arabia releases '<em>miniskirt</em> model' arrested for 'indecent clothing'

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Saudi Arabia releases 'miniskirt model' arrested for 'indecent clothing'

An aspiring Saudi model known as 'Khulood' has been released by police without charge after being arrested in a heritage village for wearing ...

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Saudi authorities arrest miniskirt-wearing Snapchat model

Saudi authorities have arrested woman who was photographed wearing a miniskirt and crop top through a historic site over the weekend.

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Saudi authorities issue arrest warrant for miniskirt-wearing Snapchat model

Saudi authorities are investigating footage of a woman in a miniskirt and crop top walking through a historic site in the ...

Nargess Moballeghi

No man may choose whether I wear my hijab

Comment: In light of France's controversial Burkini ban, my hijab has been hijacked to become the battleground of a war, and I choose neither ...

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