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Iranian handball player seeks asylum in Spain

Iranian women’s national handball player Shaghayegh Bapiri left the team in Spain to seek asylum.

Two sisters want to represent their country in rowing

Bissan and Aseel Bakr are two sisters from Gaza. They want to represent Palestine in rowing. They spend a lot of time training for rowing to participate in international races.

“I want a bike” campaign in Qamishlo

A young woman named Midya Xanım launches a campaign called, “I want a bike” in Qamishlo. Midya Xanım aims to teach women how to ride a bike in the city.

Colorful pictures from Stêrvan Young Women's Festival

The 3rd Stêrvan Young Women's Festival kicks off in Qamishlo. The motto of the festival organized by the Young Women’s Union is “The culture of the revolution will become green with the color of young women.”

Signing ceremony of Women's World Boxing Championship without women!

Only men attended the signing ceremony of the Women's World Boxing Championship in Istanbul. The photo shared on social media sparks anger.

Young Women's Football League ends

The First Young Women’s Football League, which was initiated on June 29 with the contributions of the Youth and Sports Committee in the Euphrates Region, has ended. The champion of the league is Berxwedan Football team. Yekiti Football team takes second place in the league.

Soma invites women to do sports to have healthier life

Weight lifter Soma Fazil Abid, who has been interested in sports for about three years and has won many medals, invites women to do sports to have a healthier life.

Lebanese women learn self-defense techniques to protect themselves

More Lebanese women attend self-defense classes to protect themselves from violence. Self-defense instructor Yasmine Abu Jweed teaches women self-defense techniques with the support of UN Women. “We become stronger,” say women attending self-defense classes.

Despite Taliban, she stays in Afghanistan: I want to keep playing football

Taliban banned women from playing sports after it took control of Afghanistan. Many female athletes left the country while some decided to stay in their country. Environmentalist, women's rights advocate and football player Om El Benin Baturi is one of them. She calls for support to keep playing ...

Şaxo Rizgar from Halabja teaches women how to ride bike

“Cycling can help to protect nature and you from serious diseases,” says Şaxo Rizgar, who teaches women how to ride a bike.