Afghan women still jailed alongside murderers for ‘failing’ virginity test | Fariba Housaini

Despite a public health policy outlawing the test, women continue to be subjected to this degrading ordeal, which can lead to arrest and imprisonment Seven months ago, 18-year-old Bahara* was imprisoned for failing a test that she should never have had to undergo. Bahara had run away from home to…

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These moving stairs transform into an elevator for people with wheelchairs

Image: Jessica Miglio/Netflix Major spoilers for Ozark: Season 2 lie ahead.  From Narcos to Breaking Bad, crime dramas have gained a reputation for using shallow female characters as little more than emotional fodder for male stories. Frequently minimized as damsels in distress and exasperating nags, women within the genre exist…

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