Pets could be confiscated under a tough new law to combat the 'invasion' of Western culture
New health and safety rules prohibit employees from wearing nail polish and having brightly coloured hair
Campaign video designed to raise awareness of street harassment goes viral as actress receives rape and death threats
Britain drops down the international equality league as Rwanda breaks into the top ten
From schools to borders, 'hysteria' surrounding the Ebola virus is leading some to shun contact with Africans
The foundation grants once-in-a-lifetime wishes to seriously ill children
Campaigners say idea 'teeters perilously close to victim-blaming', but minister says she wouldn't rule it out
Microsoft CEO was right to apologise for his comments but research shows it pays women to stick at their jobs
Women are not allowed to go to football matches in the Muslim nation in case they 'promote sinful behaviour'
All-female militia is protecting the Kurdish population from militants – as well as challenging gender roles
A street vendor in Kabul sells balloons to a group of Afghan children. Although the economy in Afghanistan has shown some signs of improvement since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, low wages and unemployment remain challenges for the government.
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