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Two women in hijabs holding a sign reading "Islamophobia is not freedom"
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With 45% of religious hate crimes in England and Wales being aimed at Muslims, Islamophobia Awareness Month seeks to stem the tide of hate this November.
Palestinian women mourn during the funeral of those members who were killed in Israeli bombardment [Getty Images]
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Constant Israeli assaults have led Gazan women to be forced to reconsider motherhood, due to the tragic realisation that their offspring may not survive childbirth. This has led to the worsening of women's mental health in the embattled enclave.
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Enas Kamal discusses Ridwa, a recent campaign highlighting how women's inheritance rights in Egypt are being withheld by patriarchal and repressive societal norms that refuse to acknowledge women's huge economic role in the country today.
Afghanistan children
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With Afghanistan in a dire economic predicament, the Taliban have thus far failed to provide adequate solutions to shore up public services. This has meant that more and more Afghans now face poverty, destitution and illness as winter draws closer.
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Lebanese women have been disproportionately affected by Lebanon's continued crises, none more so in terms of pregnancy and period products which have seen price hikes in recent months, affecting not only family planning, but women's mental health.
Jordanian veiled women soldiers participate in the first military parade since King Abdullah II ascended the throne seven years ago, during celebrations to mark the 85th anniversary of Jordan's armed forces, 10 June 2006
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More armies in the Arab world are drafting women into their operational and strategic planning with Jordan and Algeria, particularly promising case studies. Yet structural and cultural challenges remain to reach gender equity in the armed forces.
People gather outside the Chinese Embassy in central London during a demonstration in support of Uighur people over ongoing human rights violations in China's Xinjiang autonomous region, in London, United Kingdom on August 05, 2021
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Leaked documents proving systematic attempts to surveil the Uyghur people in Xinjiang are at risk of being wiped from public records, according to a new report. The need to publicise China's atrocities has therefore become ever more pressing.
Medical staff are pictured outside AUBMC (American University of Beirut Medical Centre) in the Lebanese capital Beirut on March 17, 2021. - Doctors warn a country once dubbed "the hospital of the Arab world" is haemorrhaging its best and brightest.
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Inundated by crises, many employees within Lebanon's medical industry are being forced to emigrate, or put up with dangerously deteriorating conditions. In a country previously lauded for its surgical facilities, this is a tragic decision to take.
African migrants stage a demonstration outside the headquarters of the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in the Siraj area of the Libyan capital Tripoli, calling for their repatriation, on October 9, 2021 [Getty Images]
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Stuck in a malicious geo-political spider's web, thousands of migrants in Libya face indescribable conditions, with little hope for the future. The New Arab speaks with those on the ground to help expose their stories.
An anti-racism banner hangs on railings outside Headingley, the home of Yorkshire cricket on November 5, 2021
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Azeem Rafiq's heroic whistleblowing at Yorkshire cricket club has unveiled an institutional legacy of xenophobia, Islamophobia, and anti-Asian prejudice. For some this may be shocking, for others, it is an unsurprising continuation of years gone by.