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Ramadan was a professor at Oxford University until he was forced to take leave when the rape allegations surfaced at the height of the "Me Too" movement late last year.

The US envoy Ron Dermer has come under fire for not reporting sexual assault allegations made against a top Netanyahu aide.

Is Netanyahu facilitating rape culture in Israel?

David Sheen

Is Netanyahu facilitating rape culture in Israel?

Comment: Netanyahu's silence - and even acceptance - of staff members accused, investigated or charged with sex crimes sets a frightening precedent, writes David Sheen.

Netanyahu spokesman 'takes leave' after 12 sex misconduct accusations

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Netanyahu spokesman 'takes leave' after 12 sex misconduct accusations

David Keyes was notably accused in recent days of sexual assault by Julia Salazar, a candidate for the New York state senate in the ...

Morocco introduces law to combat violence against women

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Morocco introduces law to combat violence against women

A law to combat violence against women in Morocco entered into force Wednesday, following years of heated debate and after thousands called for ...

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Egypt to free Lebanese woman jailed after harassment claim

A Lebanese woman was permitted to leave Egypt after formally being jailed for complaining about harassment in the country.

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Egypt's al-Azhar calls for 'absolute' criminalisation of sexual harassment

Cairo's al-Azhar scholars have said that sexual harassment should be condemned without 'condition or context' in a new ...

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Dozen suspects arrested in Morocco over horrific gang rape

Moroccan police arrested twelve suspects over an alleged gang-rape case that has shocked the country this week.

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Moroccans mobilise for 'gang-raped' teen

Moroccans urged the government to provide support to a teenage girl who was abducted and assaulted by a "dangerous gang".

Egypt '<em>sexual</em> harasser' becomes viral sensation while victim blamed

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Egypt 'sexual harasser' becomes viral sensation while victim blamed

An Egyptian man has become a local sensation after he appeared in a controversial video flirting with a woman that has sparked heated debate on ...

Umar Lateef Misgar

The cost of conflict: Violence against women in Kashmir

Comment: In Indian-controlled Kashmir, impunity is the norm, even in cases of mass rape, writes Umar Lateef Misgar.

Bahrain officials blame women after <em>sexual</em> <em>harassment</em> at pool

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Bahrain officials blame women after sexual harassment at pool

Bahraini officials have issued a warning to two women who were sexually harassed by a group of men at a public swimming pool, local newspaper ...

Palestinian-American Rashida Tlaib poised to become first Muslim Congresswoman

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Palestinian-American Rashida Tlaib poised to become first Muslim Congresswoman

Rashida Tlaib has won the Democratic nomination to run unopposed for a seat in the House of Representatives, setting her up to become the first ...

Today we celebrate Tamimi's release, tomorrow the struggle continues

Malia Bouattia

Today we celebrate Tamimi's release, tomorrow the struggle continues

Comment: It's important to celebrate, especially when there aren't many things to celebrate, writes Malia Bouattia.

Palestinian teenage 'hero' Ahed Tamimi released from Israeli prison

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Palestinian teenage 'hero' Ahed Tamimi released from Israeli prison

Palestinian icon Ahed Tamimi was released from Israeli prison on Sunday after enduring eight months of imprisonment.

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Modesty laws: Israel's female soldiers adhere to 'bra schedule'

Female Israeli soldiers have been excluded from their military exercises and are being pressured to adhere to an increase in 'modesty codes'.

Ebti Numari

American feminists should drop the 'global saviour' rhetoric

Comment: American women's activists should start by asking why the US has resisted ratifying global women's rights treaties and human rights ...

Charlie Faulkner

The women of Soma: From housewives to thriving businesswomen

Feature: Turkish women in Soma are transforming themselves from housewives to businesswomen and earning a living for the first time in their ...

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisian women lead battle for truth and justice

Women are watching closely to make sure the transitional justice process will give dignity to those who suffered violence and abuse, writes ...

Jailed Lebanese tourist's father condemns Lebanon's 'official silence'

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Jailed Lebanese tourist's father condemns Lebanon's 'official silence'

The father of Lebanese tourist jailed in Cairo for insulting Egyptians in an online video has slammed Beirut's 'silence' regarding her case.

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Lebanese demand release of tourist jailed for insulting Egypt

Lebanese social media users have called on their government to petition Egyptian authorities to release a tourist jailed for "insulting" ...

Lebanese tourist jailed in Egypt after making <em>harassment</em> claim

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Lebanese tourist jailed in Egypt after making harassment claim

Lebanese tourist Mona al-Mazbouh was sentenced to eight years in jail on Saturday, despite sexual harassment being a ...

Celebration over Saudi driving ban lift marred by arrests

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Celebration over Saudi driving ban lift marred by arrests

Saudi women celebrated taking the wheel for the first time in decades Sunday but the jubilation is dented by the jailing of female activists who ...

Saudi cleric warns women to dress modestly while driving

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Saudi cleric warns women to dress modestly while driving

A Saudi cleric has warned that women must wear modest clothing while driving a day before the kingdom lifts the world's only ban on women ...

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