Tag Archives: Womens

Afghanistan Women’s Football Team Trained in Lisbon

The 26 team members took part in their first practice at the “City of Football” complex in the Portuguese capital.​ “We were so happy and when we saw the football field we couldn’t believe we could play football again. One of my friends said to me, ‘hey, Banin I can’t …

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Taliban Attacks Journalists Covering Women’s Rights Protests

The Taliban on Thursday (21/10) attacked several journalists to prevent media coverage of the women’s rights protests in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. About 20 women lined up from near the education ministry to the finance ministry. Wearing colorful headscarves, they chanted slogans including: “Don’t politicize Education.” The women held …

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Native American Women’s Sports Competitions and Contests

More and more parts of the US are celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day, alongside/replacing Columbus Day, the arrival of Christopher Columbus to the Americas. Every year dozens of indigenous people gather in Alaska, immersed in ancestral culture through the unique Olympics and the WEIO Princess election.

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Allegations of harassment rock Australian women’s football

Football authorities in Australia (Football Australia) have urged players to file formal complaints in any case of sexual harassment or misconduct after one of the country’s leading international goalscorers alleged that he had been groomed and abused by a number of senior players early in his career. Lisa De Vanna, …

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Taliban Immediately Disband Women’s Protest in Kabul

Taliban authorities quickly dispersed a protest by women calling for the right to education on Thursday (30/9) in Kabul. Six women stand outside a public school holding posters declaring that education is essential to “human identity,” and calling for access to education not to be politicized. Taliban members stood by …

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