In Morocco, young women who fall pregnant are seen as "damaged goods" and many are rejected by their families. One women’s rights activist has been fighting for over 30 years to change things.
Women will soon be allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia, but what about other fundamental rights? We take a look at the lamentable state of women's rights in the Islamic kingdom and other countries across the region.
Women in Saudi Arabia will be allowed to enter sports areas for the first time starting next year, officials have announced. The landmark move is the latest step towards social reforms in the ultra-conservative kingdom.
India's top court has ruled that intercourse with a minor wife is illegal. There are an estimated 23 million child brides in India.
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An online documentary about a journey deep into the Kazakh steppes to solve a deadly mystery and save an ancient and unique species from extinction.
Researchers have found 60 packs of wolves living across Germany. That's 13 more than last year. The news is likely to frustrate some farmers who believe the predators are dangerous and attack livestock.
Some scientists say wind turbine areas are like artificial reefs, creating sanctuaries for marine life. But plenty of questions regarding their environmental impact remain.
Although the Polish government insists it is following a European Union court ruling that ordered a stop to logging in the Bialowieza forest, it continues to cut trees — for the purpose of "public safety."
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