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Remembering Dr. Suhaila Siddiqi

An Icon that has marked women’s history in Afghanistan The Woman Who Defied Traditional Gender Roles and Stood up to the Taliban Dr. Sohilala Siddiqi, one of Afghanistan’s most respected surgeons and the country’s first female minister of health, died on December 4th, 2020, at the age of 72. Siddiqi was Afghanistan’s only female lieutenant...

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WLUML gears up for WELDD training in Cairo

Cairo will be the setting for WLUML’s third transformational feminist leadership workshop (and the second for the Middle East and North Africa region) between the 7th and 14th of December this year.  The workshop – part of our Women’s Empowerment and Leadership Development for Democratisation programme (WELDD) – will bring together young female activists from...