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Eighteen-year-old Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun was greeted by Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland as she arrived from Thailand in the Canadian city of Toronto.
Board game for both boys and girls by Zuzanna Kozerska-Girard, is being sold at a time when achievements of women are increasingly in the spotlight.
The father and brother of a Saudi teenager who was detained in Bangkok after fleeing a family she claims will kill her are, according to police.
Poster exhibit from 20 years collection by Stephen Lewis illustrates history of battles for women’s rights from job discrimination to battle for equality.
Thai authorities says Saudi woman was stopped in Thailand as she tried to flee to Australia to seek asylum is under the care of the U.N. refugee agency.
In a new breakthrough in women’s rights, Saudi men will no longer be able to divorce without the knowledge of their wives.
Some British lawmakers and international advocates seeks access to female activists jailed in Saudi Arabia to investigate allegations of torture in prison.
Saudi women step-on face veils some are made to wear in conservative kingdom and posting their stories on social media with the hashtag #NiqabUnderMyFoot.
Nadia Murad survived the Yazidis of Iraq, by the Islamic State group before becoming a global champion of their cause and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate.