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Number of snooker tournaments for women to increase: IBSF president

Given Egypt’s uncertain political and economic situation, the tourism industry has been suffering greatly over the past few years. The government along with various entities and institutions are endeavouring to host events that would attract tourists and portray the country as a safe, entertaining haven. One of those events was the 2016 International Billiards and …

Maya Nawar

The future is in our hands: why Egypt needs gender equality

Unfortunately, it will come as no surprise to those of you reading this that women are treated as less equal than men in Egypt. Although this inequality is a global phenomenon, it is more prominent and widespread across the Arab world and in Egypt. The proof lies before our own eyes everyday: your grandmother who …

Malak Maurice

World Population Day: investing in women

The world’s population is growing at the expense of women’s health. With nearly one in five women already mothers by their 18th birthday, the UN has made women’s rights the focus of this year’s World Population

Deutsche Welle

Women: a benchmark of Saudi and Iranian reform

With Saudi Arabia announcing plans for a major restructuring of the kingdom’s economy and Iran gearing up to become a regional hegemony, women’s sports are emerging as a benchmark of reform, and one that so far is less than promising. Saudi Arabia’s recent outline of plans for large scale economic reform away from the kingdom’s …

James Dorsey

India needs to take action against systematic gender discrimination

The barbaric rape and setting fire to a 15-year-old girl in India is just the latest in a continuous series of rapes across the country. Repeated cases of gang rape in India are not isolated incidents, but rather a reflection of widespread gender discrimination in the country. It is difficult to equate India’s rapid economic and technological development with such …

Cesar Chelala