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Sisters in Law

Saudi women are beginning to know their rights.<p>In September, 2014, Mohra Ferak, twenty-two years old and in her final year at Dar Al-Hekma University, in the Saudi port city of Jeddah, was asked for advice by a woman who had heard that she was studying law. The woman was the principal of a primary …

Human Rights

215 Of The Best Longreads Of 2015 — All Written By Women

Hey, so, maybe you’ve heard about this gender byline gap? Like how in print, men make up about 62% of bylines in the most widely circulated …

Soong Qingling: ‘The mother of modern China’

She married Sun Yatsen, became a Communist and died as China’s honorary chairperson. Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore takes a look at the life of Soong Qingling.<p>“Once upon a time in distant China, there were three sisters,” opens the 1997 historical drama The Soong Sisters<i>.</i> “One loved money, one loved …

China

South Korea, Japan reach agreement on 'comfort women'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Japan and South Korea have reached an agreement over the long-standing issue of "comfort women," a term that describes sex slaves used by the Japanese military during World War II.<p>Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said his government will give 1 billion yen ($8.3 million) to a fund to …