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SOUTH ASIA

Afghan women disappear from public life by order of Taliban’s Vice and Virtue Ministry – BBC News [Video]

The Taliban have banned girls from secondary schools across most of Afghanistan.Women, except those in the public health sector, have not been allowed to return to work. The fear is that they are being treated once again as second-class citizens under a hardline Taliban regime. The BBC has obtained access to the Taliban’s Vice and Virtue Ministry in the capital Kabul – what was formerly the Women’s Affairs ministry before they seized power. Clive Myrie presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Yogita Limaye.Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog#BBCNews

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NORTH AFRICA

‘It takes courage’: Saudi Arabia’s women cyclists break norms • FRANCE 24 English [Video]

For years, Samar Rahbini thought it would be “impossible” to #cycle in the streets of conservative #SaudiArabia, where #women’s #sport was long frowned upon. Now she runs the “#Courage” mixed-gender cycling club in the Red Sea city of Jeddah, ignoring persistent raised eyebrows while the kingdom pursues certain social reforms.🔔 Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YTen🔴 LIVE – Watch FRANCE 24 English 24/7 here: https://f24.my/YTliveEN🌍 Read the latest International News and Top Stories: https://www.france24.com/en/Like us on Facebook: https://f24.my/FBenFollow us on Twitter: https://f24.my/TWenDiscover the news in pictures on Instagram: https://f24.my/IGen

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EAST AFRICA

The Latuka Tribe In South Sudan Where Men Kidnap Girls they Want to Marry Before Asking for Fathers Blessing [Video]

Two exceptionally intriguing insights concerning the marriage style of the Latuka people of South Sudan will intrigue you: the lady of the hour to-be must be hijacked by her suitor, and, the dad of the lady of the hour to-be must show acknowledgment to a suitor by beating him. It is uncertain how exceptional or []