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Thursday, 17 August 2017

Other international coverage

Also worth noting in brief this morning:

  • Social entrepreneurship. Impact investing. Accelerators. Social and economic fallout of Arab Spring. They should be labelled with “trigger warnings” for us, but if they don’t threaten to send you into paroxysms of rage, go read this piece in the UAE’s The National.
  • An audio recording of a university professor harassing a female student recently went viral, highlighting the endemic problem of [redacted] harassment in campuses across the country,reports Al-Monitor.
  • An Egyptian American Football team “the Pink Warriors” is challenging stereotypes on women and higabi athletes (barring the [redacted]-ist name, obviously), says My Salaam.
  • The UK press is in an uproar over a seven-year old British girl who received a chemical burn from a henna tattoo she got in Hurghada.
  • South Korean residents celebrated the 72nd anniversary of Korea’s liberation in Cairo, according to Korea’s Yonhap News Agency.

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