Sunday, October 01, 2023
Wardheer News

Women with hijab found to face bias in Egypt

By Ahmed Elshamy Women wearing hijabs (Muslim headscarves) are being discriminated against by businesses in Egypt, a BBC Arabic investigation has discovered. The evidence appears to violate Egypt’s constitution, which bans discrimination based on religion, sex, race or social class. … Continued

What beauty parlours reveal about Somali women

The BBC’s Mary Harper writes about her experiences at Somali beauty parlours. I was relaxing in a comfy chair when a woman came at me with a long, sharp knife. That first time, I was terrified. Now I am accustomed … Continued

Kenyan fighting FGM crowned world’s best nurse

By Rhoda Odhiambo IASTER GUARDIANS/ Anna Qabale Duba reportedly beat more than 24,000 nominees to the Aster Guardians Global Nursing Award A Kenyan nurse who campaigns against early marriage and female genital mutilation says she is “speechless” after winning a … Continued