Ultra-Orthodox Women to Contest Israeli Election: VICE News Capsule, March 12

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Ultra-orthodox Jewish women prepare to run in Israel’s parliamentary elections, female activists plan a daring walk across the Korean Demilitarized Zone, Egypt grapples with painkiller addictions, and residents of Hamburg’s red light district use paint to get people to stop peeing in public. ISRAEL Ultra-Orthodox Women’s Party to Contest Upcoming Poll Members of B’Zchutan are campaigning for improved employment and education opportunities, as well as greater rights in divorce proceedings. U.S.A. Female Activists Plan Walk Across Korean Demilitarized Zone Gloria Steinem and others hope to put pressure on leaders to make reunification a priority and seek a peace treaty to finally end the Korean War. EGYPT Grappling With a Rise in Painkiller Addiction In the aftermath of the 2011 revolution, doctors have seen increased abuse of the opioid Tramadol; which was widely available over the counter. GERMANY Visitors to Hamburg’s St. Pauli District Get What They Give People who pee against certain building walls will get a wet and warm surprise thanks to a special water-repellant paint used to discourage public urination. Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideos

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