After claiming the world 800-meter title in a fast time at her first major international meet in 2009, South Africa's Caster Semenya was subjected to invasive gender tests because of her muscular build and rapid improvement in times. (AP/MARTIN MEISSNER)
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September 3, 2014
The Stream examines the controversy surrounding female testosterone testing in competitive sports.
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September 3, 2014
Many protest colonial-era law as government critics charged with sedition.
Photo via Twitter user @MinkuMedia.
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September 2, 2014
People call for US police to release name of officer who killed a young African American man.
This photo taken Aug. 28, 2012 shows a Tanzanian child with albinism at the Kabanga Protectorate Center in Kabanga, Tanzania. (AP/JACQUELYN MARTIN)
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September 2, 2014
What's behind ritual killings and violence against people with albinism?
(EPA/KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND)
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September 2, 2014
Attendees also question #IGF2014's gender balance.
A tank belonging to the Western Shield, a branch of the Libya Shield forces, fires during a clash with rival militias west of Tripoli, August 22, 2014. (REUTERS/STRINGER)
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September 1, 2014
What are the implications for the escalating violence in the deeply divided country?
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September 1, 2014
Pakistanis worry misinformation adds to instability.
Photo via Twitter user @manamahdi
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September 1, 2014
A photo allegedly showing a Saudi citizen cleaning the floor triggers outrage.
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August 29, 2014
Potential change to French labour law triggers controversy.
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August 29, 2014
Young Nigerians call for greater representation in government ahead of the 2015 election.