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Hamas rejoices as travel restrictions between Gaza and Egypt are eased and thousands are now allowed to cross the border daily.
Workers from seven different industries are on strike in Egypt and the fourth day of protests have turned violent in Suez.
The new French minister for women's rights wants to go after prostitutes instead of overturning the controversial burqa ban, and Muslim women aren't happy about it.
Two Saudi women will compete with their country's delegation at the London games. But religious fundamentalism still bans millions of girls from athletics in Saudi Arabia.
Fires, abuse, and assassinations have some American companies reconsidering Bangladesh. But will it do any good?
A South Korean manufacturer is opening up shop in Haiti, with a big chunk of change from the US. But the economic benefits could be more trouble than they're worth.
An Afghan woman is brutally murdered by cheering Taliban in a viral video.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg ordered the flag be flown over the Cabinet Office in a show of support for equality.
Doctors in Baghdad blame increased virginity testing on lack of sex education in the country.
The founder of Human Rights Foundation squared off against Cuba, China and Russia.
A 14-year-old girl was kidnapped and repeatedly raped, but her rapist went free when he agreed to marry his victim under Jordan's Penal Code Article 308.
Among other surprising outcomes of Gallup's research in Arab countries, pollsters found that religious people are just as likely to favor women's rights.
Oreo is only the latest company to promote gay pride this month.
President Morsi says he will appoint a woman as vice president, yet women in Egypt still face rampant abuse, assault and harassment.
America's largest ally in the region and one of the world's largest exporters of oil and other natural resources, Kazakhstan faces continued strikes and violence as workers and miners demand higher pay.
An interactive map of some noteworthy government initiatives and NGOs fighting against international trafficking.
The UN Human Rights Council asks questions about the legality of American drone stikes, while the Taliban withholds polio vaccines from children in protest of unmanned aircraft in Pakistan
After a winner prematurely announces victory and the military declares they aren't going anywhere, it's anyone's guess what's next for Egypt's flailing revolution.
A debate rages between activists and athletes about whether the International Olympic Committee should consider banning countries from the games for LGBT discrimination.
Yesterday was the ILO's World Day Against Child Labor. Here's what you need to know about the situation globally.