For the first time, women are driving metro trains through Moscow. Until now, this was a profession reserved for men. Around 100 jobs in Russia are still deemed "too dangerous for women," who are prohibited by law from holding them.
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France's government is presenting a draft law to combat "radical Islamism." Critics say the measures are inefficient and will further stigmatize Muslims.
Sweden's male national team has pledged to play the remainder of their matches this year without pay. The Swedish Football Association announced the move following harsh criticism over inequality.
Turkish activists are sounding the alarm about inhumane conditions for those locked up "for political reasons." Reports of solitary confinement, physical and emotional abuse, and denial of medical services are common.
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