Saudi Law Firm Opens; Birth Control Mandate Halted

The first female law firm has opened its doors in Saudi Arabia to protect women’s rights in the kingdom. Also this week, the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily delayed key requirements related to contraceptive coverage of the Affordable Care Act impacting religious-affiliated groups.

Israeli Surf Champ Applauds Wave Riders in Gaza

Maya Dauber is a sports legend in Israel and now she’s busy training the next generation to surf. She hopes that one day she’ll get to meet the young Arab female surfers in Gaza from whom she is currently cut off by geopolitical divide.

Ethiopian-Israelis Make Waves in New Homeland

After decades of Ethiopian immigration to Israel, several black women now hold significant government posts and Israel recently crowned an Ethiopian as its national beauty queen. But hardship persists for women in these communities.