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Chaima, a 19-year-old woman, was brutally murdered after Algeria's security agencies failed to provide adequate victim protection, critics said.

The killing of a 27-year-old student has sparked nationwide protests, but the government is considering rolling back legislation that protects women from gender-based violence.

Thousands protest in Turkey against domestic violence

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Thousands protest in Turkey against domestic violence

Turkey witnessed its biggest anti-domestic violence protest on Wednesday since demonstrations began a few weeks ago.

Women gather across Turkey in support of anti-violence treaty

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Women gather across Turkey in support of anti-violence treaty

Women across Turkey gathered in support of a landmark treaty on combating violence against women as fears grow over Ankara's possible withdrawal ...

A Ramadan like no other

Malia Bouattia

A Ramadan like no other

Comment: Malia Bouattia contemplates what a Ramadan under lockdown can teach us about resistance to injustice, and resilience in times of ...

Gasia Ohanes

Jordanian teenage girl stabbed in suspected 'honour' killing

The Jordanian teen is the latest victim of femicide in the conservative Middle Eastern kingdom, after being stabbed over a Facebook account.

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Turkish man kills daughter after coronavirus prison release

Women's rights campaigners had warned against releasing domestic violence offenders in the Turkish government's coronavirus amnesty scheme.

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Reports of child abuse in Turkey rise during pandemic

Turkey is witnessing a sharp rise in both child abuse and domestic violence, as families remain confined at home due to the pandemic.

The New Arab & agencies

Istanbul police fire tear gas at women's day march

Istanbul police fired tear gas Sunday to prevent hundreds of women marching on the city's central avenue on International Women's Day.

Turkey bans International Women's Day rally in Istanbul

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Turkey bans International Women's Day rally in Istanbul

#IWD2020: Turkish police have erected barriers in Istanbul where demonstrators plan to march to mark International Women's Day.

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Turkey's women MPs perform Chilean anti-rape song in parliament

Several women have been detained in Turkey for performing 'A Rapist in Your Path', an anti-violence song created by Chilean feminists.

Turkish women arrested over viral Las Tesis anti-violence chant

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Turkish women arrested over viral Las Tesis anti-violence chant

Protesters in Istanbul chanted: 'You are the rapist.'

Middle East women killed, blinded, imprisoned and kidnapped

Mel Plant

Middle East women killed, blinded, imprisoned and kidnapped

Women continue to face extreme violence throughout the region, whether from former partners or while protesting on the streets.

This year's Palestine Cinema Days tackles women's rights

Delilah Boxstein

This year's Palestine Cinema Days tackles women's rights

This year's Palestine Cinema Days didn't just focus on Palestine's budding film industry, but also gave a platform to women's empowerment.

Deadly gun violence epidemic plagues Palestinian communities in Israel

Charlie Hoyle

Deadly gun violence epidemic plagues Palestinian communities in Israel

Palestinians say the violence reflects decades of institutional discrimination and social exclusion, with deliberate police neglect and ...

Gaia Caramazza

Muslim women could beat Greta to the Nobel Prize

Either Libyan women’s rights activist Hajer Sharief or Somali peace campaigner Ilwad Elman could possibly beat Greta Thunberg to the prestigious – but controversial – Nobel Peace Prize.

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Turkey femicide trial opens after disturbing viral video

The trial of the husband of Turkish woman Emine Bulut, whom he stabbed to death, has begun.

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Turkish women protest rising male violence

Dozens of Turkish women gathered in Istanbul to protest gender-based violence in the country.

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'No freedom without free women': Palestinians march against femicide

Following the suspected 'honour killing' of Israa Ghrayeb last month, Palestinian women in dozens of cities across the globe took to the streets ...

Palestinian Israa Ghrayeb died after 'torture, abuse' by relatives

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Palestinian Israa Ghrayeb died after 'torture, abuse' by relatives

Israa Ghrayeb died after suffering 'severe respiratory failure' due to complications from multiple injuries caused by 'torture and abuse', the ...

Sabiha Allouche

Making sense of Israa Ghrayeb's senseless killing

Comment: Sabiha Allouche explores the myths of 'Arab men', 'Arab women', and 'honour killings' in the wake of the death of Israa Ghrayeb, and ...

Israa Ghrayeb: Three arrested in relation to 'honour killing'

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Israa Ghrayeb: Three arrested in relation to 'honour killing'

Three people have been arrested in connection with the suspected 'honour killing' of 21-year-old Israa Ghrayeb.

Israa Ghrayeb's family deny 'honour killing', claim demonic possession

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Israa Ghrayeb's family deny 'honour killing', claim demonic possession

Israa Ghrayeb's family have denied murdering her, claiming she was possessed by a jinn, or evil spirit, before she died.

'Mum, don't die': Murder of Turkish woman sparks outrage

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'Mum, don't die': Murder of Turkish woman sparks outrage

The 38-year-old was stabbed to death in a cafe on August 18 by her former husband in the central Anatolian city of Kirikkale, according to the ...

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