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Hijabs and Hostels: Female Muslim Travel Bloggers Defy Bans and Stereotypes

In the age of travel bans and an unprecedented rise of Islamophobia, a growing number of Muslim women are claiming the world for themselves and blogging about it too.

March 26, 2018
This Mongolian Sumo Queen Wrestles the Patriarchy

A teenage sumo champion from Mongolia is determined to make her future in the world of wrestling despite the sport’s ban on female athletes.

February 26, 2018
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, Beauty and Fashion Are a Weapon Against War

Amid one of the world's deadliest civil wars, Congolese women turn to beauty and fashion to create a sense of control and normalcy over their lives.

March 5, 2018