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Vidyasagar, The 19th Century Polymath Who Fought For Women Emancipation

As revered as Swami Vivekananda by Bengalis, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar is the 19th century polymath reformer who modernised and simplified the Bengali alphabet and propag...

Vidyasagar, The 19th Century Polymath Who Fought For Women Emancipation

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The Mysterious Ingenue and Siren Who Wowed 19th-Century Readers With Her Verse “L.E.L.: The Lost Life and Scandalous Death of Letitia Elizabeth Landon, the Celebrated ‘Female Byron,’” by Lucasta Miller, analyzes the work and career of the now obscure poet....
19:48, 05/24/2019

"Won't Beg Before You": Mamata Banerjee Rejects PM's Vidyasagar Statue The massive political row over vandalising a statue of Bengal icon Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar continued today with Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee rejecting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's offer.....
19:48, 05/16/2019

Weekend Motorsports Roundup; May 18-19th, 2019 Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what’s going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and where you can talk about it all in one convenient place. Wh...
16:12, 05/18/2019

In Bengal, Vidyasagar Lookalike Campaigns For BJP Amid Row Over Statue In the massive political row over the vandalism of an Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar statue in clashes at BJP president Amit Shah's rally in Kolkata, the legendary 19th century reformer was seen in the......
15:00, 05/16/2019

James Holzhauer ties 3rd-longest ‘Jeopardy!’ streak with 19th win Professional gambler James Holzhazuer is making all the right bets. On Tuesday night, the 34-year-old “Jeopardy!” juggernaut notched his 19th straight victory. Finishing Final Jeopardy wit...
14:24, 05/02/2019

PM Offers To Build Vidyasagar Statue, Mamata Banerjee Asks What About Ram Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee -- accused by the BJP of engineering the vandalism of the statue of 19th Century reformer Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar -- today provided a laundry list of such......
19:48, 05/16/2019

He Fought for Iran’s Environment and Was Arrested. Now, He’s Dead. Authorities say a well-known Iranian-Canadian professor killed himself in a Tehran prison, after he and other environmentalists are arrested. His family is demanding answers....
18:00, 05/20/2019

These firefighters fought back after being fired for having babies After Grace Fosu and Thelma Hammond were fired from Ghana's National Fire Service they filed a lawsuit in the country's first gender discrimination court case....
19:24, 04/28/2019

Father and son fought on the road with their cars, Chandler police say One of the cars involved in the fight between a father and his adult son May 16, 2019.12 News KPNX- A fight between a father and his adult son resulted in several cars being hit and a gunshot bei...
14:12, 05/17/2019

Navajo Code Talker who fought in WWII dies Fleming Begaye Sr., a member of the top-secret Navajo Code Talker program that developed an unbreakable code language during World War II, has died, according to Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez...
09:48, 05/14/2019

American who fought for Taliban to be freed early from US prison John Walker Lindh to be released but some politicians say he may still be security riskJohn Walker Lindh, the American captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, is to be released early from federal p...
13:24, 05/23/2019

'Companies are seldom treated like this': how Huawei fought back To dispel US suspicions, Chinese telecom firm welcomed dozens of journalists into its labsA pillar box red electric train connects Paris, Verona and Grenada via Budapest’s Liberty Bridge and on to Hei...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Google’s I/O 2019 keynote fought Apple’s privacy FUD with practicality Apple has been waving the privacy flag to justify its underperformant services for years, but Google changed the conversation at I/O this year.Read More...
22:24, 05/08/2019

Bayern Munich show character to win hard-fought double After a season of constant speculation over Niko Kovac's job, and fierce criticism of a squad thought to be too old and stagnant, Bayern Munich completed the double by beating RB Leipzig 3-0 in the Ge...
00:36, 05/26/2019

Madonna gives rousing speech on why she fought for change at Glaad awards Pop icon accepted the advocate for change award and gave both a playful and emotional speech, bringing the audience to its feetMadonna, a pioneer for gay rights, accepted the advocate for change award...
18:24, 05/05/2019

Miguel Vazquez: ‘Josh Taylor is the most powerful opponent I’ve fought’ Miguel Vazquez hopes a victory over Ohara Davies will set up him for another world title shot. He speaks to John Dennen The post Miguel Vazquez: ‘Josh Taylor is the most powerful opponent I̵...
16:48, 05/22/2019

How a Holocaust survivor fought back by exposing Syria’s nuclear plans In April 2007, a short, bald and burly man walked into the West Wing of the White House. He carried a small briefcase with a few folders chaotically jutting out. Inside, three men were waiting: Nation...
22:12, 05/04/2019

MotoGP: Marquez Wins Dramatic French GP; Hard Fought 2nd For Dovizioso Reigning world champion Marc Marquez of Honda secured another win this season after a dominant run in the 2019 MotoGP French Grand Prix at Le Mans. The Japanese factory team secured its 300th premier....
18:12, 05/19/2019

California agencies fought fires on federal land. Now Trump won’t pay in full The US Forest Service audited the reimbursement sent by the state and is withholding $9m, saying they needed more documentationAs California prepares to enter wildfire season, the Trump administration...
13:24, 05/23/2019

Lok Sabha Result Tomorrow To Bring Curtains Down On Bitterly-Fought Polls The counting of votes for the seven-phase elections to India's lower house of parliament, the world's biggest democratic exercise, will take place tomorrow, bringing the curtains down on a......
18:36, 05/22/2019

North Carolina Student Fought, Tried To Disarm Gunman, Saved Lives: Cops A 21-year-old student killed in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte saved some of his classmates' lives by charging the gunman and attempting to disarm him, the city's top......
04:12, 05/02/2019

Mother of NYC girl, 3, who died in burning car, says she fought father’s visitation rights: report The mother of a 3-year-old Queens girl who died in a burning car Sunday evening had fought unsuccessfully to deny the father visitation rights and said Monday she “should’ve just kept her and gone to ...
07:00, 05/07/2019

They fought the Nazis, now they're fighting rust: Veterans struggle to save World War II ships The Navy allowed groups around the country to take World War II ships, but scant attention was given to the multimillion-dollar maintenance costs.        ...
22:24, 05/24/2019

Animals will shrink to survive over the next century Animals will get smaller over the next century as they downsize to survive. Scientists say larger species will also be wiped out as humans destroy their habitats. Rodents, including the dwarf gerbil a...
20:24, 05/24/2019

A century-old feud between millionaires is now key to getting Trump’s tax returns A 1924 law that could compel Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to hand over Trump's tax returns was forged amid the fallout from the Teapot Dome Scandal....
21:48, 05/07/2019

Botticelli painting revealed under century of varnish British art restorers working on a painting long thought to be a later imitation of a Sandro Botticelli masterpiece have found it in fact came from the Italian renaissance artist's own workshop....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Human influence on drought started a century ago Enlarge / The expected pattern of human influence on drought (brown is more drought, green is less drought) for regions with long-term records. (credit: Marvel et al./Nature) Droughts are weather ex...
14:12, 05/02/2019

The average animal will be 10 per cent smaller in the next century Destroying habitats, poaching wildlife and changing the climate will cause mammals and birds to experience “substantial ecological downsizing” over the next 100 years....
12:00, 05/23/2019

France Outfoxes America in the M&A Sale of the Century Alstom’s old boss was castigated for selling its energy assets to GE. But that deal has been a disaster for the buyer and a lifesaver for the seller....
18:48, 05/07/2019

Britain has first coal-free week in over a century Britain, the birth place of coal power, has gone seven days without electricity from coal-fired stations for the first time since its 19th century industrial revolution, the country's power grid opera...
20:12, 05/08/2019

| Imam century powers Pakistan against England Imam-ul-Haq came into form ahead of the World Cup with a career-best 151 as Pakistan made 358 for nine against tournament hosts England in the third ODl at Bristol....
18:48, 05/14/2019

Luke Voit could be Cashman’s heist of the century The night Luke Voit was traded to the Yankees, we all sort of empathized with Chasen Shreve crying after he heard the news. Sure, he had his struggles but here was a guy who spent a chunk of his baseb...
18:36, 05/02/2019

Successful women meet at the Association of German Women Entrepreneurs conference Prejudices against female managers are just one of many topics discussed at the annual meeting of the Association of German Women Entrepreneurs. Even the German Chancellor came to learn more about wom...
11:36, 05/17/2019

International Women's Day: Empowering more women decision-makers ‘essential’, says Guterres Under the theme “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, the United Nations hosted its flagship event celebrating International Women’s Day on Friday to recognize unsung women from across the ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

In photos: Art for auction at Christie's 20th Century Week Christie's auction house gives a media preview of it's 20th Century Week offerings at Rockefeller Plaza on May 3, 2019, in New York City. Six auctions will feature works from Van Gogh to Koons....
09:48, 05/04/2019

Natural cycles had little to do with 20th-century temperature trends Enlarge (credit: UpNorthMemories) Reconstructing crime scenes is more or less what most geoscientists do for a living. Sometimes the “whodunnit” revolves around a mass extinction event 66 million ye...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Half a century later, red-legged frogs return to Yosemite The red-legged frog, featured in a Mark Twain short story, is back at Yosemite National Park after a 50-year absence.        ...
03:48, 05/07/2019

Donald Trump's ideas for success on energy are so last century President Donald Trump's effort to expand offshore oil and gas exploration has stalled, and may be dead in the water. There are better ways to achieve "energy dominance."...
16:48, 05/03/2019

Roger Federer reaches century of career titles Roger Federer claimed the 100th title of his remarkable career with a straight sets victory over Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas to win the Dubai title Saturday for the eighth time....
18:36, 04/28/2019

| Stirling century can't stop Bangladesh beating Ireland Paul Stirling's century was insufficent to prevent Bangladesh beating Ireland in a triangular series ODI with Tamim Iqbal and Liton Das starring for the visitors....
00:12, 05/16/2019

Neymar hits half-century as PSG are held by Nice "Edinson Cavani missed a stoppage-time penalty as Paris St Germain continued their stuttering end to the season with a 1-1 Ligue 1 draw at home to Nice, with Neymar notching his 50th goal for the club...
20:36, 05/04/2019

US women's soccer star Alex Morgan talks fight for pay parity ahead of Women's World Cup Soccer star Alex Morgan is an Olympic gold medalist, Women's World Cup winner, and one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people of 2019 but her most challenging battle is for pay parity in the s...
01:00, 05/04/2019

Number of measles cases in the U.S. reach 704, the highest point this century The CDC reports 704 confirmed cases of measles. The figure is the highest number of cases since measles was declared eliminated in the U.S. in 2000.        ...
19:36, 04/29/2019

Sleepless England Batsman Scores Century After Daughter's Hospitalisation Ahead of the game, Roy had to spend the entire night in hospital with his wife because of his daughter's illness and was sleep-deprived before the match....
18:36, 05/18/2019

Century: Eastern Wonders makes cardboard spice trading fun again Enlarge (credit: Owen Duffy) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. In 2017, newly founded tab...
16:48, 05/02/2019

Rising sea levels could flood New York City within next century: study Sea levels could rise more than 6 feet over the next century, flooding major coastal cities such as the Big Apple — and displacing millions of people around the globe in a “catastrophic” disaste...
21:36, 05/21/2019

Playdate handheld is an indie-powered Game Boy for the 21st century If you long for the good old days of simple games which place fun and imagination above everything else, then today is your lucky day, because a new indie-focused handheld is coming from videogame-pub...
07:36, 05/23/2019

Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century by George Packer – review A detailed portrait of the late American diplomat reveals a man whose vices and virtues echoed those of his countryNear the start of his account of ending the Bosnian conflict, Richard Holbrooke, argu...
19:12, 05/12/2019

'Kendrick went out as a hero': Fellow student who fought gunman lauds victim of Colorado shooting One of three students credited with overpowering a gunman at a suburban Denver high school says Kendrick Castillo was the true hero.        ...
17:12, 05/09/2019

Japan's 126th Emperor Too Cool for a Top, Orders First-Ever Toyota Century Convertible A new Japanese emperor ascended to the throne this week, and the newly minted Emperor Naruhito is already shaking things up. The standard, roof-having Toyota Century’s opulent luxury is fine, if you’r...
18:48, 05/03/2019

Royal London Cup: Patel century carries Nottinghamshire to one-wicket victory • Samit Patel hits 136 against Northamptonshire• Lancashire draw for final play-off place in North GroupSamit Patel’s unbeaten century ensured Nottinghamshire secured a home Royal London One-Day Cup s...
22:24, 05/06/2019

Against the odds, select committee aims to push Congress into the 21st century “Welcome to 1935,” Rep. Dean Phillips’s brother told him when he arrived at the Capitol to take the oath of office, a nod to elements of the institution that remain unchanged....
17:24, 05/25/2019

John Paul Stevens looks back on nearly a century of life and law, but worries about the future The long-serving justice has written a memoir and says he is concerned about the Supreme Court’s direction on issues he thought were already settled....
22:12, 05/11/2019

Revisit the race of the 26th century with a German orchestra playing F-Zero music There’s something about Nintendo theme music that lends itself to big orchestral arrangements. More complex scores like, say, the Ocarina of Time sound great coming from a full orchestra, naturally, b...
23:24, 05/21/2019

Century After Grandfather's School Expulsion, Harvard Teacher Fights Bias In 1926, Sarah Lewis's grandfather, Shadrach Emmanuel Lee, was expelled from a Brooklyn public high school for asking why black people were not in his history textbook. His teacher told him African......
09:24, 05/04/2019

Congress, RJD Will Push 21st Century India Into Darkness: PM Modi In Bihar Lashing out at the opposition parties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today the Congress and the RJD will push 21st century India into darkness, if voted to power....
16:24, 05/14/2019

Trump's 'deal of the century' hasn't a hope of bringing peace | Yehuda Shaul Nothing short of ending ending legal discrimination will make a difference to Israel and PalestineHere in Jerusalem, we await publication of Donald Trump’s “deal of the century”, which is expected to ...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Caster Semenya v IAAF: behind the scenes at sporting trial of the century | Sean Ingle The South African’s call for unity stood out amid all the arguments, but it is not only Cas’s verdict that has been criticisedOn the opening morning of the sporting trial of the century, Caster Semeny...
23:12, 05/01/2019

Henry Kissinger assesses Trump's 'Deal of the Century' for Mideast, praises Israeli PM Famed former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger will mark his 96th birthday Monday, but he hasn't retired from sharing his insights on global affairs....
12:36, 05/24/2019

Citroën's Weepy-Emoji Concept Is an Interesting Study of What You Get After Building Cars for a Century This year marks the centenary of Citroën, a company named after a guy named after a lemon that has proven to be one of the most consistently innovative and bold automakers for an entire century. The c...
05:36, 05/15/2019

Belt and Road forum: China's 'project of the century' hits tough times Raft of countries including Turkey have refused to attend latest summit amid growing concern about debt diplomacy As China fetes its Belt and Road initiative at a summit this week, Chinese officials w...
15:48, 05/01/2019

England vs Australia: Steve Smith turns jeers to cheers with fine century Australia's Steve Smith was greeted by a mixture of boos and polite applause as he marked his comeback appearance against England with a fine century in the World Cup warm-up match at the Ageas Bowl....
17:36, 05/25/2019

Trump campaign manager says immigration a 'winning issue': System 'broken' for nearly half a century A day after President Trump unveiled his sweeping new immigration plan, the manager for the president's reelection campaign said immigration will be a "winning issue" for Trump in 2020....
16:36, 05/17/2019

Amber Rudd to set out Tory leadership credentials with vision of 21st century Conservative Party Tory leadership contender Amber Rudd will today set out her vision of a modern-day Conservative Party, saying it must support workers of all backgrounds....
11:36, 05/09/2019

Cohousing in the UK: the new-build house model bringing the commune into the 21st century with eco-friendly design and an on-site gym The enterprising project in Cambridge is deliberately intergenerational, with working couples, young families and downsizing retirees all living together....
10:12, 05/08/2019

Stephanie Levi-John and Laura Carmichael on The Spanish Princess and the dangers of 16th century life Set in the 16th century London, Starz’ new historical drama The Spanish Princess follows Catherine of Aragon, Princess of Spain who has been promised the English throne all her life. Ahead of the seri...
20:12, 05/03/2019

In tech-driven 21st century, achieving global development goals requires closing digital gender divide Bridging the ‘gender digital divide’ is about more than ensuring that women and girls have basic access to the Internet and cell phones; it means providing training so they have the skills to use info...
21:48, 04/28/2019

Andy Ruiz Jr sends swift warning to 'big robot' Anthony Joshua: 'I don't think he's fought anybody like me' Andy Ruiz Jr launched an immediate attack on Anthony Joshua's boxing style on Wednesday after it was officially confirmed that he will take on Britain's world heavyweight champion next month....
17:12, 05/01/2019

The CEO Who Wants More Women in Mining BHP CEO Andrew Mackenzie, in an interview with The Wall Street Journal, talks about gender balance, automation, activists and explaining changes to employees....
22:36, 05/08/2019

Women snore too - and just as loudly (Reuters Health) - It's long been assumed that snoring is a man's problem. But a new study finds that women snore too and often don't own up to it. And even when they do admit to snoring, they insist,...
21:36, 04/28/2019

'I want to be the Federer of women's golf' With imprecision punished by a ball landing in the lava fields, Icelandic golfers have an extra incentive to make the fairways. Some courses lie inside old volcanoes and require players to battle howl...
11:36, 05/20/2019

in her words: A ‘Women’s New Deal’ A trio of high-profile leaders — Cecile Richards, Alicia Garza, Ai-jen Poo — introduce Supermajority, a group that wants to guide millions of American women toward political activism....
22:00, 04/30/2019

25 amazing gifts that women actually want From UGG slippers to Kindles to cozy (and chic) cardigans, these are 2019's best gift ideas for the women in your life. She will thank you later.        ...
21:36, 05/08/2019

Germany's women: 'We don't have balls, but we know how to use them' Ahead of the World Cup in France, Germany's women's national team have hit back against stereotypes with a powerful campaign. The hard-hitting video has received widespread praise for its message of f...
21:12, 05/17/2019

Top 10 books about angry women Stories of female rage were for centuries often stifled or spun. From Euripides to Jean Rhys, Stephen King to Gillian Flynn, here are some of the exceptionsWe are angry. If the last two years have tau...
17:36, 05/22/2019

Here's How the Women-Only W Series Races Will Work The W Series, the women only single-seater championship that we have some thoughts about, begins its inaugural season this weekend. Just a few days before the beginning of that inaugural season, the s...
13:36, 05/02/2019

The secret of this women's football powerhouse Lyon's dominance in the women's game is unparalleled. CNN visited the French city to hear from key figures at the club about how the team has evolved into a global powerhouse....
21:12, 05/21/2019

Stephen Moore's Writings on Women Multiple Senate Republicans have expressed doubts about the prospects for confirming the conservative commentator if President Trump nominates him to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. They cited...
17:48, 05/02/2019

Get Your Sweat On With 20% Off Men's and Women's Activewear at Target Summer is right around the corner, which means people are trying to get beach body ready. If you’re crushing it at the gym or just love some good athleisure gear, you’re in luck. You can get 20% off m...
20:36, 05/04/2019

Women’s World Cup: tickets bought together may not be next to each other • Fifa: ‘Unfortunately we will not be able to modify your order’• Buyers call for rethink in response to Twitter announcementFifa has told fans that ticketing arrangements for the forthcoming Women’s ...
01:12, 05/21/2019

| Injured Wie withdraws from US Women's Open US golfer Michelle Wie said Friday the nagging right wrist injury that has sidelined her since March will keep her out of the US Women's Open next week....
04:12, 05/25/2019

Silver wants half of new NBA refs to be women NBA commissioner Adam Silver, noting that two of the past five referees added to the NBA ranks from the G League were women, says he wants half of all new game officials joining the league to be women...
03:00, 05/10/2019

An Art Show for Hundreds of Women. And That’s Just the Artists. Like so many good ideas, the Every Woman Biennial was born of a joke. Now it’s in its third edition, displaying the work of over 600 female and nonbinary artists, and expanding to Los Angeles....
00:24, 05/17/2019

The New Rules of Middle Age, Written by Women As a new wave of women step into their mid-centuries, books reimagining female midlife are striking a chord. “We’re not going to do our 50s the way everyone’s telling us we’re supposed to,” author Can...
14:00, 05/10/2019

I was one of the smartest women in the country — then a stroke hit Debra Meyerson was on her way to a vacation in Lake Tahoe eight-and-a-half years ago when she felt a tingling in her right leg. The Stanford University professor chalked it up to sitting in a car for ...
05:36, 05/16/2019

Women's Homicidal Rage Is All Over TV—and It's Funny 'Killing Eve' and 'Santa Clarita Diet' aren't the first to center female criminals, but their tone and confidence are a post-#MeToo internet-y revelation....
18:36, 04/28/2019

How women and minorities are claiming their right to rage Why do many think it acceptable for the white judge Brett Kavanaugh to lose his cool in public, but not the black tennis champion Serena Williams?Anger is typically defined as a strong feeling of disp...
13:00, 05/11/2019

Women in private banking: Why we need a new normal Wealth management was built by men for men, but now that women will become the largest beneficiaries of the $30 trillion intergenerational wealth transfer, the industry needs to overhaul itself. If it...
19:36, 04/28/2019

Women in cardiac arrest less likely than men to get help from bystanders (Reuters Health) - Women who suffer cardiac arrest outside of a hospital are less likely to receive help from bystanders and have less chance of survival than men, a recent Dutch study showed....
01:36, 05/25/2019

US man who married four women spared jail A man accused of marrying four women in the US has avoided jail after pleading guilty to bigamy and promising to behave himself for the next five years....
22:24, 04/29/2019

| Across US, women have unequal access to abortion While abortion is legal nationwide, Americans have unequal access to the procedure, depending on their location in the United States and how much they are able to spend....
23:24, 05/23/2019

Women without children: ‘I don’t want to be pitied – I’m really happy' Some have chosen not to have a baby, others can’t, or have lost them: five women talk frankly about being childfreeI grew up in a single-parent family: my mother raised four girls on her own. I watche...
09:00, 05/18/2019

Many women don't have a plan for their health after pregnancy A poll found that although nearly two-thirds of the 873 mothers were as concerned for their own well-being as their baby’s, 26 percent didn’t have a plan for managing their health over the period know...
15:24, 05/17/2019

Women May Soon Start Using AI to Tell Good Eggs From Bad Future Fertility, the first company to use artificial intelligence to grade the viability of women’s harvested eggs for use in IVF or for freezing, unveils its system....
20:24, 04/30/2019

Lyon: a women's football powerhouse Lyon's dominance in the women's game is unparalleled. CNN visited the French city to hear from key figures at the club about how the team has evolved into a global powerhouse....
12:36, 05/17/2019

Avengers: Endgame's Women Deserved More Avengers: Endgame was a riot of flashy fights and fan service, with enough humor thrown in to sometimes feel like a great comedy. It was silly and nonsensical, but above all it was entertaining, and w...
03:48, 05/01/2019

How Women Are Leading the Class Struggle On Wednesday, 25,000 teachers in Oregon walked off their jobs, shutting down at least 600 schools across the state as part of a campaign for smaller class sizes, more nurses and guidance counselors, a...
19:12, 05/13/2019

Women photobomb Matteo Salvini with same-sex kiss Pair protest over Italian deputy PM’s backing for US Christian right group Two Sicilian women have photobombed Italy’s anti-LGBT and far-right interior minister, Matteo Salvini, with a same-sex kiss.D...
21:48, 05/03/2019

Too much vitamin B6 and B12 tied to hip fractures in older women Older women who take supplements with high doses of vitamins B6 and B12 may be more likely than their counterparts who don't to experience hip fractures, a U.S. study suggests....
23:12, 05/15/2019

Catholic women take on new role in Cologne Cathedral The timing couldn't be better: Just as women across Germany are demanding more rights and offices in the Catholic Church, the Cologne Cathedral has presented its first four female supervisory stewards...
19:48, 05/15/2019

CES re-awards revoked robotics prize to women's sex toy There was outrage and disbelief earlier this year when the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) -- the organization behind the major CES annual tech show -- revoked its Robotics Innovation Award from...
21:00, 05/08/2019

A world first: Women at the helm of every UN Regional Commission Although United Nations Regional Commissions have been in existence for more than 70 years, for the first time ever, each one is currently headed by a woman designated by Secretary-General António Gut...
18:12, 04/28/2019

On eve of festival, Cannes defends its record on women Cannes Film Festival artistic director Thierry Fremaux defends the festival’s record on female filmmakers on eve of the opening of the 72nd edition of the lavish festival...
20:24, 05/13/2019

Georgia executes man for killing 2 women in 1994 Georgia has executed a man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and another woman nearly 25 years ago. The Georgia attorney general’s office said in a statement that 52-year-old Scotty Garnell Morro...
08:12, 05/03/2019

Man charged after 2 women beaten to death in Michigan MASON, Mich. (AP) — A man has been charged with murder in the deaths of two women who were found fatally beaten after he allegedly showed cellphone photos of the bodies to police during a traffic stop...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Women's World Cup: Are the US even stronger in 2019 than 2015? USA go to France as defending champions. But how do they stack up against the team that lifted the trophy in Canada four years ago?If the US women’s national team are going to win their second straigh...
14:12, 05/03/2019

Police arrested 65 women in a raid. Some say they were raped In a sparsely decorated room in Nigeria's capital city of Abuja, seven women are seated in a row, their backs turned to the assembled media to remain anonymous....
11:48, 05/14/2019

Summer Movie Preview: The women behind ‘Booksmart’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Olivia Wilde is making her feature directorial debut with “Booksmart,” which hits theaters on May. 24. The film is a high school set buddy comedy about two overa...
17:00, 05/03/2019

Trump campaign raising big bucks from women President Trump’s early fundraising numbers show he not only has a stockpile of cash -- raising over $30 million in the first quarter -- but is doing particularly well among one donor demographic: wom...
19:12, 05/10/2019

Hair health: 6 mistakes women make (KPRC) The way you shampoo, brush and heat your hair can all do damage to your gorgeous locks. Hairdresser Lindsey Kern has been working in the business for 14 years, and sees people making a lot of m...
00:36, 05/15/2019

U.S. favorites in toughest-ever Women's World Cup field The United States may be favorites to retain their Women's World Cup title but the rapid development of the game globally means they will face a tougher field than ever before when the tournament gets...
17:48, 05/15/2019

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....
14:36, 05/17/2019

Nike Says ‘Just Do It’—But for the Women They Sponsor, Does ‘It’ Include Pregnancy? Alysia Montaño is more than a track star; she’s an Olympian and three-time U.S. national champion. And when she chose to compete while eight months pregnant with her first child in 2014, she also earn...
00:12, 05/16/2019

Adam Silver wants half of the new NBA referees to be women WASHINGTON — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants half of all new referees joining the league to be women — and he would like to see teams hire female coaches, too. In an appearance Thursday for The Eco...
04:12, 05/10/2019

Joe Tsai Is Big in Business. Now He’s Taking On Women’s Basketball. Tsai, the new owner of the Liberty and part owner of the Nets, has made a fortune as a founder of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group. He’s hoping his skills can produce needed revenue for the ...
15:36, 05/19/2019

A serial killer at the border – and the women who stood up to him A border patrol agent went on a rampage. In acts of unimaginable bravery, a group of friends confronted him When Erika Peña dropped something on the floor of his truck, reached down to pick it up and ...
14:24, 05/09/2019

'Women will die': how new abortion bans will harm the most vulnerable Women of color and poor women will be disproportionately affected by new restrictions across the US, opponents sayOn the floor of the Alabama state senate this week, a robotic voice read nine pages of...
12:24, 05/19/2019

Argentine women's football turns professional – but only just Professional female footballers continue to face the challenges of low salaries, lack of facilities and 'machista' culture, as the slow march towards equality within the sport continues....
16:12, 05/06/2019

Ex-follower in case of branded women: Leader was a con man NEW YORK (AP) — Self-help guru Keith Raniere was brilliant – so brilliant that the government considered him a threat and that his energy could impact weather. Those myths and other oddities abo...
04:48, 05/10/2019

Women's W Series could link up with F1 in future seasons "The new W Series, which aims to help women such as inaugural race winner Jamie Chadwick make it to Formula One, could itself be on the fast track to joining the grand prix circus."...
21:00, 05/05/2019

US crowns men’s, women’s 3-on-3 basketball champs in Vegas LAS VEGAS (AP) — Before 3-on-3 basketball debuts in the Olympics, USA Basketball took it to Las Vegas. The men’s and women’s national championships went full-blown show time in looking for...
09:48, 05/05/2019

‘You don’t have to date him’: the women standing by Trump in 2020 Women for Trump aims to counter Democratic energy by getting the president’s female supporters to ‘run for something’ – and host ‘Trumperware’ partiesMaga-red may be the unofficial color of Donald Tru...
13:36, 05/10/2019

A Word With: Do Women Have Superpowers? Gugu Mbatha-Raw Says Yes She talks about her unlikely abilities in “Fast Color” and her coming projects, including Apple’s “The Morning Show” and Netflix’s “Dark Crystal” prequel....
17:36, 05/10/2019

Turid Knaak: 'Very few women can live off football' Germany's Turid Knaak is preparing to play in her first World Cup at the age of 28. In an exclusive interview with DW, Knaak talks about the team's new coach and the challenge of balancing football wi...
02:36, 05/18/2019

Authorities: Man killed 2 women, planned to kill 2 others A 26-year-old mid-Michigan man killed two women, intended to kill two more and texted a former girlfriend that he "had been ridding the demons of some dear friends of his," authorities said Friday....
20:48, 05/10/2019

These women went to the Caribbean, not to sip margaritas, but to freeze their eggs together Women 'Freeze with a Friend' or take group 'egg-cations' to get discounts, split costs of expensive egg-freezing treatments at clinics.        ...
05:00, 05/11/2019

Kamala Harris wants to fine companies that pay men more than women NEW YORK — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is unveiling a pay inequity proposal that aims to close the gender pay gap by holding corporations accountable when men are paid more than wo...
14:00, 05/20/2019

Women’s football: how girls are moving the goalposts With young players joining grassroots clubs and England’s Lionesses preparing for their World Cup run, the sport is finally getting the recognition it deserves‘Izzy, to me, to me,” the cry comes from ...
12:24, 05/19/2019

In defense of women's and mothers' choice to work In a recent piece in the New York Times, the Washington Examiner's Helen Andrews argued that the American family is in crisis. “[B]y making it easier for women to pursue success in the workplace," she...
11:36, 05/16/2019

The U.S. Women’s World Cup roster in three words: Ride or die Coach Jill Ellis, in naming the 23 players who will defend the team's world title next month in France, made clear she believes experience and trust are the pathway to the trophy....
06:48, 05/03/2019

in her words: Pretty Can Hurt Women’s Careers A new study finds that attractive businesswomen are considered less trustworthy and less truthful — what researchers called the “femme fatale effect.”...
19:36, 04/28/2019

Sexual violence against women in conflict in the spotlight Germany, with the support of actor and activist Angelina Jolie, has forwarded a UN Security Council resolution addressing rape in conflicts — a subject central to one of Germany's best-known wartime n...
15:12, 05/01/2019

Centuries ago, women ruled Japan. What changed? The long-term survival of the world's oldest monarchy will depend on a schoolboy when Japan's current emperor abdicates next week, reviving calls for an end to laws that bar women from the throne....
18:12, 04/28/2019

Lending gap narrows for women business owners, but it's still 31% less than for men The number of women-owned businesses that applied for funding in 2018 increased by 13 percent, according to a study by Biz2Credit. But the average size loan for women-owned businesses was 31 percent l...
18:48, 04/28/2019

WWE women raise over $25k for Ashley Massaro’s daughter in just one day Some of the biggest female superstars in WWE history have come together to honor former “diva” Ashley Massaro and raise money for her daughter’s college fund following the ex-wrestle...
01:48, 05/24/2019

Progress for Afghan women and democracy seems vulnerable In the past two weeks, the murder of a successful young woman on a Kabul street and a chaotic brawl in parliament expose the permanent specter of violence in Afghanistan....
19:00, 05/21/2019

U.S. banking on experience in women's World Cup defense The United States will be counting on experience as they look to defend their women's World Cup crown in France with coach Jill Ellis announcing a squad on Thursday that features 12 members of the tea...
22:48, 05/02/2019

Soccer: U.S. players want more investment in women's game The 1999 U.S. women's team may defy comparison in the eyes of many soccer fans but, 20 years after their famous World Cup triumph, the challenges they faced are all too familiar with pay and condition...
03:48, 05/25/2019

Police look at whether transgender women’s deaths connected DALLAS (AP) — Police in Dallas say they are investigating whether the killings of two transgender women and an assault on a third are connected. Maj. Vincent Weddington said Tuesday during a news conf...
01:36, 05/22/2019

Hidden Greek village where women once ruled Follow the once-in-a-lifetime trip of Katie Sehl, who travels to Karpathos, Greece, in search of an island matriarchy. Does she find a place where women rule -- or does she discover something else?...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Soccer: U.S. '99 World Cup win should have done more for women's game - Foudy The United States' World Cup triumph on home soil in 1999 was a watershed moment for the sport but midfielder Julie Foudy had hoped it would help the women's game grow at a much faster pace....
18:24, 05/22/2019

Trump’s likely Fed nominee apologizes for comments about women Stephen Moore said he would fight on for the Fed seat and told a conservative radio show that the nation would see the “biggest sell-off in stock market history” if a liberal won the White House in 20...
08:48, 04/29/2019

33 Per Cent Women To Enter Lok Sabha From Odisha Odisha is sending 33 per cent women to the Lok Sabha after the just concludedgeneral elections. Seven women have been elected from the 21 parliamentary seats in the state....
11:36, 05/25/2019

Carrie Underwood lifts up women on new tour Typically, women only get one or two slots on a country music festival or tour, but Carrie Underwood’s Cry Pretty Tour 360 will include six women behind the mic as she hits the road with Maddie ...
21:12, 04/30/2019

Fiction: Two Novels for and About Lost Millennial Women The directionless heroines of Jen Beagin’s “Vacuum in the Dark” and Halle Butler’s “The New Me” follow in the footsteps of Ottessa Moshfegh and Catherine Lacey....
20:00, 04/28/2019

The Women’s World Cup’s Other Inequality: Rich vs. Poor Pay is not the only notable gap in women’s soccer. There is also the matter of federation support. Fund-raising in Florida, Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz know this as well as anyone....
20:00, 05/24/2019

Women Hockey Players, Seeking a Better League, Say They’ll Sit Out More than 200, including many standouts, say they will not compete professionally in North America next season, and will press the N.H.L., in an effort to establish a single, sustainable league....
03:48, 05/03/2019

Michelle Wie withdraws from US Women’s Open with injury CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Michelle Wie has withdrawn from next week’s U.S. Women’s Open to continue her recovery from a hand injury. Wie announced her decision Friday on social media , sayin...
21:24, 05/24/2019

Women with a twin brother are more likely to drop out of school Decades of data from Norway show that girls with a twin brother are less likely to finish school or university, which may be due to testosterone exposure in the womb...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Eight Women Leaders From Maharashtra Elected To 17th Lok Sabha Eight women, more than half of them from the BJP, have made it to the 17th Lok Sabha from Maharashtra, which sends 48 lawmakers to the lower house of parliament, the second highest after Uttar......
12:00, 05/24/2019

| Why Afghan refugee women in Pakistan fear repatriation Female refugees in Pakistan have told Al Jazeera that they are reluctant to return to Afghanistan because they fear violence and the forced recruitment of their children as child soldiers....
18:48, 05/09/2019

Women share their abortion stories in rebuke of Alabama 'ban' Women are sharing their stories of having an abortion on social media in response to the state of Alabama voting to enforce a near-total ban on the procedure....
06:48, 05/17/2019

Florida executes man convicted of killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who had been convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 was executed on Thursday....
06:24, 05/24/2019

Zimbabwean scholar named one of the most inspiring women in the world The life-size bronze figure of accomplished Zimbabwean scholar Tererai Trent will be unveiled in the United States to celebrate Women's Equality Day in August....
21:24, 05/09/2019

Melinda Gates Wants Tech to Wake Up to Women's Empowerment The co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation talks to WIRED about what international aid can teach Silicon Valley, and why you should put down your phone....
22:48, 05/09/2019

Suspected serial killer now charged in deaths of 12 women A home health aide accused of killing an 81-year-old woman in Texas is now suspected in the deaths of 11 other women by smothering them with a pillow before robbing them, court records show. Accused s...
01:12, 05/17/2019

Japan coach Takakura goes with youth for women’s World Cup TOKYO (AP) — Japan head coach Asako Takakura named her World Cup squad, going with a youthful team as the country aims to regain its winning form. Forwards Jun Endo, 18, and 19-year-old Riko Ueki were...
09:36, 05/10/2019

In India's Election, Parties See Women's Vote as Critical Indian political parties are vying for support from women, who are voting in record numbers in national elections and increasingly making decisions about whom they will back independent of family patr...
13:24, 05/10/2019

Women seek voice in Afghan peace talks Afghan women are demanding a strong voice in peace talks between the government and the Taliban but are so far meeting resistance. (April 29)        ...
12:48, 04/29/2019

Christiansen misses out on England Women’s World Cup squad LONDON (AP) — Izzy Christiansen has been left off England’s Women’s World Cup squad because of injuries while Fran Kirby made the cut after being ruled out of last month’s games. Chr...
15:48, 05/08/2019

Women fight to solve mysterious murders in Venezuela More than 8,200 people died in extrajudicial killings in Venezuela between 2015 and 2017, estimates Amnesty International. And the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has accused state-a...
18:12, 04/30/2019

Game of Thrones has betrayed the women who made it great Once you could have argued it was a feminist show, but now GoT is letting down its female characters in a shockingly tone deaf way – from ‘unstable’ Daenerys to weeping BrienneUntil recently, you coul...
17:12, 05/08/2019

| Magical Lee seals famous series win for Proteas Women Lizelle Lee smashed a second successive half-century as the Proteas Women clinched a famous series victory over Pakistan in the final T20 International....
17:48, 05/23/2019

Vatican relaunches women's magazine team after resignations The Vatican has announced a new editorial leadership team for its women's magazine, following the clamorous exit of its previous editor who alleged a campaign of delegitimization by the Vatican's new ...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Sudanese women at forefront of protests after years of oppression Mervat al-Neel was one of the many women whose protests helped bring down Sudanese autocrat Omar Hassan al-Bashir. Now she is standing up to the generals who replaced him....
13:24, 04/30/2019

They Don’t Want to Preserve Life. They Just Want to Punish Women and Enact Pain Last weekend, I was invited to a brunch hosted by Ebele Okobi, who is Facebook’s Head of Public Policy, Africa, and was my de facto tour guide and event planner during my week abroad. There were nine ...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Yazidi women who were victims of ISIS get new life in France PARIS — France is taking in a new group of Yazidis including women victimized by the Islamic State group and their children. The families, a total of 130, were arriving Wednesday night in Toulouse, fr...
22:36, 05/23/2019

Nigerian debut novelist among finalists for Women’s Prize Nigerian debut novelist Oyinkan Braithwaite and U.K. Booker Prize winner Anna Burns are among six finalists for the international Women’s Prize for Fiction...
19:36, 04/29/2019

US To Execute Man Convicted Of Kidnapping, Killing Eight Women In 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 is scheduled to be executed on Thursday....
04:36, 05/24/2019

Soccer: U.S. women thrash New Zealand 5-0 in World Cup warmup Carli Lloyd scored a brace of goals as the United States women thrashed New Zealand 5-0 in a friendly in St Louis on Thursday to extend their winning run to five games ahead of their World Cup title d...
10:12, 05/17/2019

Four more women accuse Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct Four more women have come forward to accuse self-help guru Tony Robbins of sexual misconduct, according to a report published Wednesday. The new allegations come after the 59-year-old motivational spe...
15:24, 05/23/2019

Voice assistants seem to be worse at understanding commands from women More women report being misunderstood by voice assistants than men, adding to growing evidence that speech recognition is better with some groups over others...
16:12, 05/09/2019

Carrie Underwood lifting up women on new Cry Pretty 360 tour Typically, female country artists only get one or two slots on a tour or festival, but on Carrie Underwood’s new Cry Pretty Tour 360, six women will be behind the mic throughout the tour...
19:12, 04/30/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Heeding the call for women’s rights around the planet Women and activists have been reflecting on the progress made across the world in 2018 in reducing discrimination and inequalities based on gender and what hopes they have for 2019....
21:48, 04/28/2019

Pope names women to key Vatican department for first time Pope Francis appointed women on Friday to a key Vatican department for the first time since it was founded more than 50 years ago, a move welcomed by Catholic women's groups as a significant advance....
20:00, 05/24/2019

Arizona Softball one win away from Women’s College World Series Arizona softball beat #11 Ole Miss 5-2 at Hillenbrand Stadium Friday to win the first game of a potential three-game Super Regional Series. The Wildcats trailed twice – 1-0 and 2-1, but battled ...
07:36, 05/25/2019

Germany: 5 charged with trafficking, prostituting Thai women BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors have charged five people with trafficking Thai women to Germany and forcing them to work in a nationwide network of brothels. Frankfurt prosecutor Alexander Badle said Wednes...
12:00, 05/15/2019

'Having a child doesn’t fit into these women's schedule': is this the future of surrogacy? US doctors are seeing an increase in patients avoiding pregnancy or time off work by paying someone else to carry their baby – with no medical need to do soThe Pacific Fertility Center on Los Angeles’...
12:00, 05/25/2019

Trump campaign paid women workers nearly 20% less than men, filing says Trump's 2016 campaign paid most of its female employees nearly 20% less than male counterparts, according to a filing in a suit by Alva Johnson....
00:00, 05/14/2019

A sex strike is not enough: women need to down tools completely | Suzanne Moore The idea proposed last week by Alyssa Milano won’t cut it. To assert their worth, women should refuse to fulfil the unpaid labour expected by societySex is the very least of our concerns, the last thi...
00:36, 05/14/2019

Sam Kerr to lead Australia squad at Women’s World Cup SYDNEY (AP) — Sam Kerr has been selected as captain of Australia’s 23-player squad for the Women’s World Cup which kicks off next month in France. Lisa de Vanna, Clare Polkinghome and Lydi...
03:48, 05/14/2019

In Kabul’s Liberating Cafes, ‘Women Make the Culture Here, Not Men’ As peace talks threaten Afghan women’s hard-won freedoms, they find sanctuary in coffee shops and enjoy the free conversation, and mingling with men, permitted there....
13:24, 05/25/2019

Afghan women cry for help after journalist Mina Mangal's killing The recent murder of a prominent female journalist has once again shown how precarious life is for women in Afghanistan. There's little hope of the situation improving anytime soon....
21:48, 05/14/2019

Women are happier without children or a spouse, says happiness expert Behavioural scientist Paul Dolan says traditional markers of success no longer applyWe may have suspected it already, but now the science backs it up: unmarried and childless women are the happiest su...
17:00, 05/25/2019

England 2-0 Denmark: women's international friendly – as it happened Nikita Parris and Jill Scott strike either side of half-time Phil Neville’s Lionesses overcome shaky start to ensure win 3.11pm BST That’s all from me. Thanks for reading! 3.10pm BST And here’s Suzann...
18:48, 05/25/2019

Violence Against Women in El Salvador Is Driving Them to Suicide — Or to the U.S. Border The reporting for this project was supported by the Pulitzer Center It’s hard to grasp the scale of El Salvador’s problem with gender violence. In the Central American country of just six ...
19:24, 05/14/2019

England women beat Denmark 2-0 in World Cup warm-up "England beat Denmark 2-0 in their penultimate warm-up match before the women\u0027s World Cup, with goals from Nikita Parris and Jill Scott in either half giving the Lionesses the win in Walsall on S...
22:00, 05/25/2019

US beat South Africa in Women's World Cup warm-up "The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in a Women\u0027s World Cup warm-up in California on ...
10:48, 05/13/2019

U.S. beat South Africa 3-0 in Women's World Cup warm-up "The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in a Women\u0027s World Cup warm-up in California on ...
08:36, 05/13/2019

Chasing Growth, a Women’s Health Start-Up Cut Corners Nurx, an online prescribing app, drew attention with its pitch about female empowerment. Former employees said it took a laissez-faire approach to women’s health....
19:00, 04/28/2019

AEW Is Bringing Joshi Women's Wrestling To The American Mainstream We here at Deadspin have spilled a lot of digital ink on the genesis of All Elite Wrestling, especially considering that the startup wrestling promotion has yet to produce any actual wrestling to date...
20:24, 05/24/2019

Golf: Recovering Wie withdraws from next week's U.S. Women's Open Former U.S. Women's Open champion Michelle Wie has pulled out of next week's major tournament because of continuing wrist problems, she said on Friday....
22:12, 05/24/2019

Michigan man charged with murder in fatal beating of 2 women A man has been charged with murder in the deaths of two women who were found fatally beaten after he allegedly showed cellphone photos of the bodies to police during a traffic stop in mid-Michigan....
01:24, 05/15/2019

North Korea women in China trapped in sex trade Human traffickers are increasingly targeting young North Korean women, including girls as young as 9, in China's lucrative sex trade, according to human rights researchers with Korea Future Initiative...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Michelle Wie withdraws from US Women's Open with injury Michelle Wie says she has withdrawn from next week's U.S. Women's Open as she recovers from a hand injury        ...
23:00, 05/24/2019

N Carolina transgender inmate to transfer to women’s prison RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prison officials in North Carolina are honoring the wishes of a transgender inmate and transferring her to a women’s prison. The state’s Department of Public Safety on...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Penn State professor accused of kidnapping two women A Penn State Beaver professor moonlighting as an Uber driver is accused of kidnapping and harassing two female passengers early Saturday, a report said. Richard Lomotey, a 36-year-old assistant profes...
01:12, 05/12/2019

Maryland women add Tennessee transfer Mimi Collins COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland has boosted its frontcourt by adding Tennessee transfer Mimi Collins. Maryland announced Tuesday that Collins had signed with the Terrapins. Collins announced May 2 o...
01:36, 05/22/2019

N.C.A.A. Women’s Final: Baylor Is Champion With Win Over Notre Dame The Lady Bears, despite losing a top player and then having the Irish’s best player at the line in the final seconds, beat Notre Dame with the title at stake for the second time in eight years....
19:48, 04/28/2019

Italy's men are starting to matter in tennis like its women After four decades of dormancy, male tennis players in Italy are finally showing signs of becoming as good as the women have been        ...
23:48, 05/15/2019

SNL wishes a Happy Mother's Day to the women who put up with all your (literal) shit Emma Thompson hosted last night’s Saturday Night Live, which saw the universally respected thespian amiably willing to goof about in all manner of silly costumes and personas. (Yes, the Late Night sta...
14:24, 05/12/2019

WNBA: Why sharps love wagering on women’s basketball Though it’s likely to be buried in an early-season media barrage that features the NBA playoffs, the NHL playoffs, golf’s U.S. Open (June 13-16), and possibly even the women’s soccer World Cup (USA be...
01:12, 05/25/2019

Women’s $1 Mother’s Day gift turns out to be $1.3M lotto prize AUTRYVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina woman was gifted a $1 lottery ticket for Mother’s Day that turned out to be worth $1.3 million. News outlets report Vielka Roman, of Sampson County, won the t...
10:24, 05/16/2019

Deputy: Women buy box of Legos, find $40K in meth inside STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Three Georgia women bought a box of Legos while visiting a South Carolina consignment shop, only to find that the box was actually filled with about $40,000 worth of methampheta...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Kamala Harris Proposes Fining Companies That Pay Men More Than Women (NEW YORK) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is unveiling a pay inequity proposal that aims to close the gender pay gap by holding corporations accountable when men are paid more...
20:36, 05/20/2019

Border Patrol arrests two women on smuggling charges YUMA – Federal authorities say two women have been arrested, after they were caught with nearly 90 pounds of methamphetamine hidden inside their SUV. Border Patrol agents from the Yuma Sector st...
00:00, 05/23/2019

UConn women receive commitment from Polish guard UConn adds to its roster for next season, receiving commitment from 6-foot guard Anna Makurat from Poland        ...
22:12, 05/01/2019

Michigan hires Wilson as women’s basketball assistant ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan has hired Toyelle Wilson as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for its women’s basketball team. The school announced the move Monday. Wilson spent the...
22:48, 05/20/2019

Top women's hockey players to boycott professional leagues More than 200 women's hockey players, including the game's biggest names, said on Thursday they will not play in North American professional leagues next season as part of a boycott they hope brings a...
22:48, 05/02/2019

Is North Carolina really committed to returning women's basketball to the top? From the way it handled Sylvia Hatchell's exit to its announcement of Courtney Banghart's hiring, UNC doesn't seem truly invested in women's basketball....
21:48, 05/01/2019

| How to beat Boko Haram? Treat women better, analysts say Tens of thousands of women have been freed from Nigeria's brutal Boko Haram fighters, but providing a safe future for them is critical to winning the war, analysts warned....
15:48, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Tennessee speaker, aide sent texts about women NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the Tennessee House speaker’s chief of staff (all times local): 6:15 p.m. A newspaper is reporting that the Tennessee House speaker and his top aide sent ea...
01:48, 05/07/2019

Women’s Clothing Chain Dressbarn to Close its 650 Stores (NEW YORK) — Dressbarn, the women’s clothing chain that’s been around for nearly 60 years, is closing all 650 of its stores. The company’s chief financial officer, Steven Taylo...
16:48, 05/21/2019

'Sister, where did you go?': the Native American women disappearing from US cities It is 10 years since Alyssa McLemore, 21, disappeared. Hers is just one of literally countless such cases across the US‘Essential first step’: Congress moves to act on crisis of violence against Nativ...
19:12, 05/01/2019

When it comes to abortion, conservative women aren't a monolith Nearly one in four women in the United States will have an abortion by age 45 — obviously not all of them share the same political views.        ...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Congrats to Joe Biden for Keeping His Grubby Hands Off Women The speed with which the stories of Biden’s inappropriate touching of women—and, I cannot stress this enough, hair smelling—came and went was depressing. He issued a non-apology, made jokes about it o...
19:12, 05/06/2019

UA Women’s Golf Advances to NCAA semi-finals TUCSON –  The Arizona Wildcats women’s golf team advanced to the semifinals of the NCAA Championships at The Blessings Golf Course Tuesday, thanks to a dramatic putt from Haley Moore on he...
06:12, 05/22/2019

Happy Birthday to Dorothy Garrod, One of the First Women Archaeologists Equipped with only dining hall spoons, the clothes on their backs, and pure archaeological curiosity, undergraduates at Cambridge’s Newnham College in 1939 were given a crash course in field work when...
00:36, 05/06/2019

Melinda Gates Wants More Girls and Women in STEM. Here’s How She’s Working Toward That. For proof of just how dedicated Melinda Gates is to creating opportunities for future generations, look no further than her mission to help girls and women get into STEM careers. With her position as ...
18:48, 05/21/2019

Afghan women still face perils at home and in the workplace KABUL — Minutes before Mena Mangal, a prominent Afghan journalist and parliamentary adviser, was shot dead by two men in Kabul, she had slammed the door of her parent’s home after reminding them...
22:24, 05/20/2019

Alfredsson earns 2-stroke win at US Senior Women’s Open SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (AP) — Helen Alfredsson has won the U.S. Senior Women’s Open by two strokes. Alfredsson shot an even-par 72 at Pine Needles on Sunday to finish at 1-over 285 and earn her fi...
05:24, 05/20/2019

Saudi Arabia Releases More Women Activists on Bail Saudi Arabia released on bail at least five women facing charges over their human-rights work in a case that has sparked widespread international criticism of the kingdom’s crackdown on dissent....
12:12, 05/03/2019

‘You Should Be in the Kitchen’: At Afghan Assembly, Women Are Told They Don’t Belong Female delegates trying to speak on peace with the Taliban were told to sit down and shut up, raising fears that future governments will not protect their rights....
16:24, 05/03/2019

Inspiring thousands: a photo essay on the women's FA Cup final Manchester City faced underdogs West Ham in front of a huge crowd at Wembley on Saturday. Photojournalist Jonny Weeks met with supporters and went behind the scenes for the showpiece eventAs the coach...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Women's World Cup 2019: the complete guide to all the stadiums All you need to know about the nine venues for the tournament in France, including history lessons and the hitches along the wayClick on each image for caption information Continue reading......
15:24, 05/22/2019

Record attendance for Women’s FA Cup final expected at Wembley • West Ham and Manchester City meet on Saturday• Current record is 45,423 for last year’s finalThe Football Association is quietly confident that the record attendance for a Women’s FA Cup final will ...
23:36, 05/01/2019

Goal driven: five players who have shaped women’s football The Women’s World Cup kicks off next month – and England might even win it. Mark Bailey interviews five key players from different generations to chart the unstoppable rise of women’s footballThe futu...
16:12, 05/05/2019

I have just discovered my brother secretly wears women’s underwear. What should I do? We grew up in a devout Mormon family. He doesn’t want any of us to know, but I love him and don’t want to make a mistakeI am trying to wrap my head around the fact that my younger brother wears bras a...
14:48, 05/06/2019

Meet the female powerhouse duo changing the way women work Start-up supremo Debbie Wosskow and former CEO Anna Jones are changing the way we work — to suit women. As they get the keys to their Mayfair club, they tell Phoebe Luckhurst how they're building a bi...
13:24, 05/07/2019

4 Saudi women activists freed pending trial Authorities have claimed the women's rights advocates were working for foreign intelligence agencies. Several writers and academics who supported the women were also recently arrested....
04:36, 05/03/2019

'A vanishingly small number' of women have abortions in the third trimester. Here's why most of them do it. iStock Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg said women undergoing so-called "late-term abortions" do so because "something about the health or the life of the mother ... forces them to make an impossi...
01:24, 05/22/2019

The prison where women say guards and medical staff preyed on them Former inmates at a California prison allege a range of sexual abuses by employees – from overt assault to subtle misconduct – made easy by the toxic power dynamicsIn 2011, Michele Infante was incarce...
13:48, 05/02/2019

More male managers avoid mentoring women or meeting alone with them A survey shows that more men are uncomfortable with one-on-one workplace activities with women. And amid all Facebook's issues, Sheryl Sandberg has something to say about it....
05:36, 05/18/2019

Brazilian officer a ‘stellar example’ of why more women are needed in UN peacekeeping Training gender advisors and focal points in the Central African Republic (CAR) has earned a Brazilian United Nations peacekeeper a special gender advocate award, it was announced on Tuesday....
21:48, 04/28/2019

How To Beat Boko Haram? Treat Women Better, Analysts Say Tens of thousands of women have been freed from Nigeria's brutal Boko Haram fighters, but providing a safe future for them is critical to winning the war, analysts warned Tuesday....
03:48, 05/21/2019

Suspects in murder of Scandinavian women go on trial in Morocco Twenty-three Moroccan men and a Swiss-Spanish convert to Islam appeared in an anti-terrorist court on Thursday accused of offences in connection with the killing of two Scandinavian women, judiciary o...
18:12, 05/02/2019

Georgia executes man convicted of 1994 murder of two women The U.S. state of Georgia on Thursday executed a 52-year-old man convicted of shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend and one of her friends during an argument in 1994....
06:24, 05/03/2019

Georgia executes man convicted of murder of two women in 1994 A 52-year-old man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and her friend during an argument in 1994 was put to death by lethal injection on Thursday, state corrections officials said....
06:24, 05/03/2019

The Latest: NHL to ‘privately’ assess women’s hockey stance The Latest on women’s hockey players announcing boycott in demand for one league (all times Eastern): Noon The NHL will begin privately evaluating its stance on whether to back a women’s p...
18:24, 05/02/2019

Revealed: 21,000 US women order abortion pills in six months Three-quarters of mail order requests came from states with strict anti-abortion lawsThousands of American women have obtained abortion pills online in the past six months, according to figures that h...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Sam Kerr places third in BBC women’s footballer of the year award Australian loses out to winner Ada Hegerberg Pernille Harder comes second in global fan voteMatildas captain Sam Kerr narrowly missed out on adding another accolade to her impressive list of individua...
15:24, 05/22/2019

Commissioner Silver wants half of new NBA referees and coaches to be women NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Thursday made a call for more gender diversity among referees and head coaches in a league he has overseen for five years....
04:01, 05/10/2019

Lyon beats Barcelona 4-1 to win Women’s Champions League BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Lyon beat Barcelona 4-1 to win its fourth consecutive Women’s Champions League title on Saturday. Ada Hegerberg scored three times in the first half to lead the French s...
21:48, 05/18/2019

Lyon Women thrash Barca to win sixth UCL title Ballon d'Or winner Ada Hegerberg struck a first-half hat trick as Lyon thumped Barcelona 4-1 to win the Women's Champions League for the fourth successive season....
21:12, 05/18/2019

Man City seals women's double with 3-0 FA Cup over West Ham Manchester City completed a domestic women's double on Saturday with the big-spending team asserting its supremacy over first-time finalist West Ham in the second half to seal a 3-0 FA Cup final ...
01:36, 05/05/2019

Witness: Self-help guru wanted women to be ‘hungry dogs’ NEW YORK (AP) — A former follower of self-help guru Keith Raniere says he was a taskmaster who expected her to be as obedient as a “hungry dog.” Lauren Salzman testified Monday that she an...
22:48, 05/20/2019

A growing share of women age 25-54 are working or looking for jobs. Here's why. A growing share of women aged 25 to 54 are working or looking for jobs, outpacing the increase for men. More firms let women balance work and family.        ...
12:24, 05/03/2019

FIFA faces fan backlash over seating at women's World Cup World soccer governing body FIFA is facing a backlash on social media from fans who bought multiple tickets for next month's women's World Cup in France only to discover that their seats were not toge...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Meredith teams with Katie Couric on projects for women Meredith is teaming up with former TV news anchor Katie Couric and fashion designer Brandon Maxwell on two new video and digital offerings aimed at women. Couric, who appeared via video at the Meredit...
04:36, 05/03/2019

Texas police: Similarities among attacks of transgender women Dallas police are investigating whether there is a connection between the deaths of two transgender women and an assault on a third in the past seven months, authorities said....
19:48, 05/22/2019

Cannes Says It’s Making Strides for Equality. Some Women See Backward Steps. The festival is again being called out for its track record in rewarding female filmmakers, and for honoring an actor who admitted to having slapped women....
19:12, 05/20/2019

Informal eldercare has larger labor-market effect for women (Reuters Health) - Informal care for older relatives continues to affect the labor market, and the effects remain gendered, according to a new study in Canada....
20:00, 05/14/2019

How a Controversy Over Women Entering This Temple Is Shaping India’s Election Jeffrey Gettleman travels to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is using a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to win another five-year term....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Protesters demand end to killings of transgender women, Trump rollbacks Protesters chanting "black trans lives matter" and "we will not be erased" on Friday demanded an end to the killings of black transgender women in the United States and decried the Trump administratio...
07:24, 05/25/2019

Women realize mid-trip that drunk man is not their Uber driver, police say Two would-be Uber passengers traveling in Nashville learned mid-trip their driver was not only reportedly drunk, he wasn't even a real ride-share driver.        ...
19:36, 05/14/2019

Soccer: England women beat Denmark 2-0 in World Cup warm-up England beat Denmark 2-0 in their penultimate warm-up match before the women's World Cup, with goals from Nikita Parris and Jill Scott in either half giving the Lionesses the win in Walsall on Saturda...
18:24, 05/25/2019

Man convicted for raping 7 Tucson women sentenced to 274 years in prison TUCSON – A man convicted for raping numerous women in Tucson was sentenced to 274 years in prison Monday. After receiving funding to test untested sexual assault kits in 2017, Tucson Police Depa...
01:36, 05/21/2019

54 women and children rescued from Boko Haram, Nigerian military says The Nigerian Army has rescued 54 Nigerian civilians – 29 women and 25 children – from the clutches of the terrorist group, Boko Haram, the country’s military announced Monday....
23:00, 05/14/2019

City with a female face: how modern Vienna was shaped by women The Austrian capital has been pioneering ‘gender mainstreaming’ for nearly 30 years. How did the city come to be so far ahead – and could its gains be lost?At 240 hectares, the neighbourhood of Aspern...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Women dominate 2019 Americana Music Awards nominations Lori McKenna, Brandi Carlile, Mavis Staples and Kacey Musgraves are among the 2019 Americana Music Honors and Awards nominees.        ...
19:24, 05/15/2019

Alyssa Milano says she is 'pro-life,' then defends abortions for women in certain 'circumstances' Actress/activist Alyssa Milano defended her "sex strike" on Tuesday night and insisted that she and every "human on the planet" are "pro-life" despite advocating for abortions. ...
04:00, 05/15/2019

Female vets to form House caucus for women who serve WASHINGTON (AP) — Female military veterans serving in the House say they’re setting up a caucus that advocates for women service members and veterans. That’s because the population of wome...
09:48, 05/15/2019

India’s Women Still Struggle for Representation in World’s Largest Democracy With just over 11 percent of Parliament held by women, and little chance for that to improve in these elections, many are asking what needs to change....
10:36, 05/15/2019

How Indigenous midwives help reconnect women with culture and pregnancy care Accessing an Indigenous midwife in Canada today is nearly impossible, according to Carol Couchie, an Indigenous midwife and co-chair of the National Aboriginal Council of Midwives....
22:36, 05/21/2019

Women’s groups want admitted harasser Barry Grodenchik to resign Women’s groups and their supporters are calling for Queens legislator Barry Grodenchik’s head, saying the City Council didn’t go far enough in punishing their fellow member for givin...
19:12, 05/15/2019

Pro women hockey players form union in step toward league More than 200 of the world’s top female players have taken the next step toward a viable professional league by forming a union. The Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association said Mo...
22:48, 05/20/2019

Opinion: Strict US anti-abortion laws harm women A fierce debate is raging in the US over whether women should have the right to terminate pregnancies. The opposition to abortion is driven by misogyny, hypocrisy and ignorance of the facts, says DW's...
19:48, 05/15/2019

Women's World Cup ticket holders learn some seats are separated Women’s World Cup ticket holders learned Monday some of their seats aren’t together – with some people finding out they might not be in the same row or section as their party....
15:48, 05/21/2019

Washington Spirit, NWSL adjust to more departures to Women’s World Cup Beginning this week, and for one to two months, the Spirit will attempt to fill roster gaps and adjust to the National Women’s Soccer League campaign without several key players....
19:00, 05/19/2019

Family GP who groped women and girls over 20 year period is jailed A family GP who abused his trusted position in the community to grope women and girls over the course of two decades has been jailed for ten-and-a-half years today....
13:24, 05/17/2019

Florida to execute man convicted of abducting, killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 is scheduled to be executed on Thursday....
01:36, 05/24/2019

Cold office temperatures are hurting women’s productivity, study says Businesses are giving women the cold shoulder by blasting the building air conditioning, with a new study finding that frigid office temperatures lower a female's cognitive performance and productivit...
22:48, 05/23/2019

Women shouldn't have to tell abortion stories to remind lawmakers they're human #YouKnowMe is both powerful and profoundly depressing – women shouldn’t have to justify wanting bodily autonomySign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Satur...
19:00, 05/18/2019

Mexico women's cricket team takes shot at success You'd be hard-pressed to trace cricket's history south of the border, but a group of Mexican women in the country's capital have patched together a revival in the hopes of writing the next chapter....
20:48, 05/23/2019

Duke wins a thriller for 7th NCAA women's golf title ​​​​​​​Trailing in four of five matches on the back nine, Duke knew there was plenty of time in what became the longest day in the NCAA Women's Golf Championship....
18:00, 05/23/2019

21 Thousand Women In US Ordered Abortion Pills Online In 6 Months As many as 21,000 women in the United States ordered abortion pills online in the past six months- between October 2018 and March 2019-according to figures revealed by a charity Aid Access....
21:24, 05/22/2019

Women's brains work better in warmer offices, study finds Researchers say workplaces may be able to increase productivity by setting thermostat higher Scientists have raised the stakes in the battle of the sexes over office air conditioning by discovering wo...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Austria: 3 women found dead in Vienna apparently starved BERLIN (AP) — Austrian police say that a woman and her two daughters who were found dead at their Vienna apartment earlier this week appear to have starved to death. The bodies of the 45-year-old moth...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Veterans Affairs employee arrested for recording women in bathroom A 24-year-old employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs has been arrested, accused of recording at least four people using a women’s restroom in the department’s headquarters near the White House...
15:24, 05/23/2019

'It helps people feel more confident': the rise of women-only clubs Co-working spaces such as Blooming Founders seek to break the mould for self-employed womenWhen 32-year-old Kylie Griffiths wants to unwind, she heads to the sea. The Londoner loves the city she grew ...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Survey: One in six women say they were sexually harassed at Coachella and Stagecoach 2019 The Palm Springs Desert Sun surveyed over 300 women at the 2019 Coachella and Stagecoach festivals.        ...
00:00, 05/18/2019

NYC correction officers brawl in women’s locker room: report Two female correction officers got into a wild brawl Thursday in the Manhattan women’s locker room — with one officer deploying mace. The fight erupted at about 12:45 p.m. inside the Department of Cor...
18:00, 05/17/2019

West Point set to see record number of black women graduate Class of 2019 will include 34 female African America graduates, the largest in the military academy’s history, and 19 Hispanic womenThe US Military Academy at West Point is set to see a record number ...
18:24, 05/17/2019

Texas man charged with killing 12 women, police look at 750 other deaths for possible links A Texas man has been charged with killing 12 elderly women, and police are now reexamining hundreds of other deaths to see if he might be connected. A Dallas County grand jury Tuesday returned six cap...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Vivek Oberoi Gets Women's Commission Notice For Aishwarya Rai Meme Actor Vivek Oberoi shared a meme targeting actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan on Twitter which prompted the National Commission for Women to issue a notice against him. The Maharashtra Women Commission......
20:24, 05/20/2019

Alabama’s abortion ban is about keeping poor women down | Emma Brockes For the 25 white, male state senators voting for it, this is not about the foetus but about maintaining the social orderA lot of good points were made about the inconsistencies and hypocrisies of Alab...
09:12, 05/17/2019

Modi Government First To Have Six Women Cabinet Ministers: Sushma Swaraj External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Wednesday that Modi government is the first government after Independence to have six women Cabinet Ministers with two of them as members of the Cabinet...
07:24, 05/16/2019

UK energy companies fail to promote women to executive roles Male-dominated boards due to lack of flexible working and unconscious bias, report findsLeading UK energy companies are failing to promote women into senior roles, figures show.Just 6% of executive bo...
09:36, 05/16/2019

South Korea's Ji targets women's World Cup knockout stages South Korea are hopeful of qualifying for the knockout stages of the women's World Cup in France next month despite being placed in a tough group, midfielder Ji So-yun has said....
14:36, 05/22/2019

Why 'shaking things up' is more important than playing at Women's World Cup for Hegerberg She's one of the globe's best players but the world won't be able to watch Ada Hegerberg this summer for what is being described as the mother of all women's tournaments....
21:48, 05/17/2019

Lawsuit targets strip searches of women at Michigan jail DETROIT (AP) — A federal lawsuit says female inmates at a southeastern Michigan jail were forced to remove their clothes in front of male inmates and guards as well as other jail employees. The lawsui...
16:12, 05/16/2019

From Agatha Christie to Gillian Flynn: 50 great thrillers by women In response to a list of the 100 best crime novels that had only 28 female authors, Ann Cleeves, Val McDermid and Dreda Say Mitchell and other leading writers nominate some alternativesWhen the Sunday...
17:12, 05/16/2019

Afghan working women still face perils at home and office Minutes before Mena Mangal, a prominent Afghan journalist and parliamentary adviser, was shot dead by two men in Kabul, she had slammed the door of her parent's home after reminding them to pay the ne...
03:24, 05/20/2019

VOTE: Who's going to win 2019 French Open women's singles title? "Can Serena Williams win her first Grand Slam since her comeback at the 2019 French Open, or will Simona Halep defend her first major title from Roland Garros last year?"...
19:24, 05/16/2019

‘This really is a war on women:’ Leslie Jones attacks Alabama abortion legislation on ‘SNL’ "This is how it starts. I'm out living my life, and I see there are a bunch of states out there trying to ban abortion and tell me what I can and can't do with my body," Jones exclaimed on the May 18 ...
23:24, 05/19/2019

Tennis: Clay field wide open for new women's champion Want to know who will win the women's French Open? Stick a pin in the draw. That cliche has seldom rang more true than at this year's Roland Garros, where no players stand out and few seem to be hitti...
18:36, 05/24/2019

4 Women With Lives Scarred by Genital Cutting: Could a Surgeon Heal Them? Over 200 million women and girls alive today have been circumcised. Four of them shared with The Times their pain, emotional trauma and sexual struggles — and their journey to feel whole....
09:24, 05/24/2019

Washington Spirit, NWSL adjust to three more departures to Women’s World Cup Beginning this week, and for one to two months, the Spirit will attempt to fill roster gaps and adjust to the National Women’s Soccer League campaign without several key players....
19:00, 05/19/2019

Lyon v Barcelona: Women's Champions League final – live! Women’s Champions League final from Budapest, 5pm BST kick-offLyon focused on fourth Champions League title in a rowAnd feel free to email Alex or tweet him @A_Hess 5.19pm BST 17 mins: Lyon’s Plan A i...
18:36, 05/18/2019

Florida executes man convicted of abducting, killing eight women in 1984 A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 was put to death on Thursday....
06:24, 05/24/2019

Two transgender women have been killed and a third stabbed in the past seven months in Dallas Dallas police are investigating whether the killing of two transgender woman and the assault of third over the past seven months are related, authorities said Tuesday....
17:12, 05/22/2019

US Sex Cult Leader Had Meetings With Naked Women "Slaves": Witness The founder of an alleged New York sex cult held meetings in which female "slaves" gathered naked on the floor around him while he sat in a chair and lectured them on philosophy, one of the women......
23:48, 05/17/2019

Creepy men slide into women's DMs all the time, but they can be shut down | Talia Jane When I received an inappropriate message I didn’t hesitate to point out that it was not acceptable. Many women don’t – and then regret their silence“You can confidently put ‘knows how to handle online...
22:48, 05/07/2019

Japan coach Takakura goes with youth for women's World Cup Japan head coach Asako Takakura has named her World Cup squad, going with a youthful team as the country aims to regain its winning form        ...
10:00, 05/10/2019

Cyclone Fani: 600 Pregnant Women Moved To Safety In Odisha Tropical Cyclone Fani barrelled into eastern India on Friday, bringing down trees and power lines and "extensively" damaging the tourist town of Puri, with a million people evacuated before it made......
14:36, 05/03/2019

Women who microdose mushrooms: 'It makes me enjoy playing with the kids' Before the school run, or commuting to work, increasing numbers are taking tiny doses of psychedelic drugs in the UK. Why?Rosie has just returned from the school run. She drops a bag of groceries on t...
14:12, 05/03/2019

Women outliving men ‘everywhere’, new UN health agency statistics report shows Average life-expectancy globally has increased by five-and-a-half years since the turn of the century, and women outlive men “everywhere”, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
20:12, 04/28/2019

NCAA announces 5-year strategy for women's basketball The NCAA has announced a five-year strategy providing guidelines for decision making across all three divisions, the first time the NCAA has come up with a cross-divisional plan for a single sport &#...
09:24, 04/30/2019

No need to Google gender bias to see women come up short. S.H.E. hopes to change that A new program created by the hair products company Pantene aims to make sure search results are more equitable between men and women        ...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Three Influential Activists Have Launched an Organization to Mobilize Women in U.S. Politics (WASHINGTON) — Three of the nation’s most influential activists are launching an organization that aims to harness the political power of women to influence elections and shape local and n...
04:48, 04/29/2019

Women’s hockey stars announce boycott in demand for 1 league More than 200 of the top female hockey players in the world have decided they will not play professionally in North America next season, hoping their stand leads to a single economically sustainable l...
18:24, 05/02/2019

N.C.A.A. Women’s Final: How Baylor Intends to Stop Notre Dame DiDi Richards, Baylor’s 6-foot-1 defensive specialist, has been called a gnat and a fly in the postseason. But she really wants to be called a champion....
19:48, 04/28/2019

TNW2019 Daily: Don’t miss these inspiring talks from women in tech There are only nine days left until TNW2019! In today’s newsletter, I’d like to talk about something close to my heart: diversity in the tech industry. As a woman in tech, I’m really excited to join T...
18:00, 04/30/2019

Women taking pill may be less likely to suffer ACL injury, study finds Hormonal contraceptives potentially reduce risk of tear to anterior cruciate ligamentWomen on the combined pill appear to be less likely to tear a key ligament in their knee, research suggests.Injurie...
03:48, 05/03/2019

German Catholic women begin boycott over lack of reforms German Catholic women have launched a weeklong boycott by suspending voluntary work in churches. Their protest has crystallized fury over a male-only priesthood and bishops' foot-dragging on sex scand...
16:48, 05/11/2019

Police release names of 2 women beaten to death in Michigan DELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of two women who were found beaten to death after a man showed cellphone photos of the bodies to police during a traffic stop in Michig...
17:24, 05/11/2019

In Home Videos, Jerrod Carmichael doesn't know what to do with black women Home Videos should be a natural progression for Jerrod Carmichael’s work—a personal, comedic look at his own life and family isn’t too much of a departure from his work on The Carmichael Show or his p...
22:48, 05/11/2019

Guard Evina Westbrook leaves Tennessee for UConn women STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Former Tennessee guard Evina Westbrook has joined the UConn women’s basketball team. UConn said Saturday the 6-footer will have two years of eligibility left. Westbrook led ...
02:24, 05/12/2019

| Klaas, Wolvaardt star as Proteas women level series A hat-trick by Masabata Klaas coupled with a half-century from Laura Wolvaardt’s helped the Proteas beat Pakistan to level the ODI series between the two nations....
18:12, 05/09/2019

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik Has a Plan to Get More Republican Women Elected Representative Elise Stefanik can pinpoint the moment that crystallized the issue for her: It was the week after the midterm elections, and the newly elected members of the House of Representatives li...
15:48, 05/09/2019

Without ‘transformative shifts,’ women will wait two centuries for gender equality “I think it's almost a joke that it will take the world so long to create women empowerment, particularly as we know that there’s an economic upside in empowering women in the range of $28 trillion.”...
21:48, 04/28/2019

US Soccer files response to lawsuit filed by women’s team The U.S. Soccer Federation has formally denied allegations of gender discrimination made by players of the U.S. women’s national team. Twenty-eight members of the current women’s player po...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Women Wanted: Blue-Collar Fields Find New Workforce A growing number of women are taking jobs in blue-collar roles that have long been—and still are—mostly men. The share of truck drivers, electricians, plumbers and mechanics who are women recently tou...
17:48, 04/29/2019

Pakistan busts prostitution ring that sent young women to China PAKISTAN – Pakistani authorities have arrested 12 suspected members of prostitution ring taking young Pakistani women to China, part of a growing human trafficking problem often based on fake ma...
20:24, 05/06/2019

Pakistan Busts Prostitution Ring That Sent Women To China, 12 Arrested Pakistani authorities have arrested 12 suspected members of prostitution ring taking young Pakistani women to China, part of a growing human trafficking problem often based on fake marriages,......
19:12, 05/06/2019

'We're not going to play': Will a player boycott save women's hockey ... or harm it? More than 200 of the world’s best players say they won’t play in North America. They hope that their actions will usher in a better era for the gameLast week an estimated 200 women’s hockey players to...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Ladakh Seat Ready For Polling, 49 Booths In Leh To Have All Women Staff Lok Sabha Election Phase 5 Voting: As many as 49 polling booths in Leh district will have all women staff as all arrangements have been put in place to ensure free and fair polling in the Ladakh......
20:24, 05/05/2019

Manchester City v West Ham United: Women's FA Cup final – live! Updates from the 5.30pm GMT game at WembleyEni Aluko: Hammers must handle big occasionGet in touch! Email Alex or tweet @A_Hess 4.54pm BST And here’s West Ham’s Swiss wunderkind Alisha Lehmann talking...
18:12, 05/04/2019

Christiansen misses out on England Women's World Cup squad Izzy Christiansen has been left off England's Women's World Cup squad because of injuries while Fran Kirby made the cut after being ruled out of last month's games    &#...
15:48, 05/08/2019

One Of The Top Voices For Women In Sports Doesn't Think Caster Semenya Is A Woman It’s difficult to talk about women in sports without talking about the work of Nancy Hogshead-Makar. She won three gold medals as a swimmer in the 1984 Olympics, and that’s possibly the lesser part of...
16:48, 05/08/2019

'Hair hasn't got gender': finally hairdressers are charging men the same as women Men’s hair is just as complicated and time-consuming to cut, says one London salon‘We did contemplate doing it slowly, raising it little by little,” says Susannah Richardson. “But then we thought no, ...
21:48, 05/07/2019

2019 Women's World Cup: Ajara optimistic 'Cameroon can do better in France' Cameroon forward Nchout Njoya Ajara insists the Indomitable Lionesses will show significant progress when they compete at the Women's World Cup in June....
21:00, 05/03/2019

Progesterone only prevents miscarriage in women with history of pregnancy loss (Reuters Health) - Giving progesterone to women with bleeding early in pregnancy doesn't prevent pregnancy loss, except among women who have had a previous miscarriage, according to a study of 4,153 w...
00:48, 05/09/2019

Man says women he invited to spend the night swiped watches, $25K in cash A Madison Avenue resident awoke to find two of his pricey watches — including a $42,000 Rolex — and $25,000 in cash were stolen after he invited a pair of women back to his pad, cops said....
05:48, 05/09/2019

I thought the main issue in women's sports was equal pay. I was wrong We are told female athletes are paid less than men because they generate less money. But that will always be the case if women’s sports aren’t marketed properlyIn women’s sports we talk a lot about eq...
13:12, 05/09/2019

England announce squad for Women's World Cup in France – video The Lionesses have announced their 23-strong squad for the World Cup in France, which begins next month. Manchester City's Steph Houghton will captain the team, which features 11 World Cup first-timer...
13:12, 05/09/2019

Bill Cosby settles defamation lawsuit brought by seven women Convicted sex offender Bill Cosby on Friday settled a federal defamation lawsuit brought by seven women who said the former actor and comedian sexually assaulted them and wrongly called them liars whe...
19:12, 04/28/2019

Meet the badass women competing in this year’s Miss USA pageant The beauty queen representing New York in Thursday night’s Miss USA pageant is a 27-year-old Bronx-born portrait artist, who also has a second-degree black belt in taekwondo. Lehman College grad...
03:24, 05/03/2019

Women's hockey players announce boycott of pro leagues Unhappy with the status quo, more than 200 of the world’s top female hockey players declared they will not compete in North America next season.        ...
21:24, 05/02/2019

Women’s rights group launches campaign against legalizing prostitution Women’s rights groups launched a campaign Monday to stop New York from legalizing prostitution, an idea that is being seriously discussed for the first time in the state capital. They argue fully decr...
05:48, 05/14/2019

Will the W Series herald a new age for women in motor sport? | Giles Richards Only two women have ever competed in Formula One. The radical W Series, which begins this weekend at Hockenheim, is hoping to change that and inspire a new generationNinety years ago Eliska Junkova – ...
15:12, 05/02/2019

Women are dying in Indian Country. We must act | Debra Anne Haaland The epidemic of missing and murdered indigenous women has long been overlooked. That’s why I’m fighting for them in CongressWhat would you do if your sister, your daughter or your mother went missing ...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Germany's FDP rejects women's quota, elects new general secretary Germany's male-heavy opposition Free Democrats (FDP) have rejected women quotas. Gearing up for polls in three eastern German regions, they did, however, pick a new general secretary, Linda Teuteberg ...
15:12, 05/01/2019

Armed gang posed as single women on Tinder to lure men Swipe right with caution. Police in San Jose, California, arrested five people for allegedly staging a series of armed robberies, assaults and carjackings by asking unsuspecting men to meet “Victoria”...
21:36, 05/13/2019

Are ‘women in tech’ events helpful or hurtful to gender equality? A tech conference is perhaps one of the very few places where women don’t have to wait in a hellishly long line for the toilets. Countless tech events, like Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Confere...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Vatican launches women's football team with pope's blessing Team to make its debut against AS Roma’s women’s team on 26 MayThe Vatican has launched its first women’s football team, with a debut challenge against AS Roma’s Serie A women’s squad on 26 May.More t...
17:00, 05/14/2019

2 Canadian organizations invited to G7 Women Summit in Paris, France The London Abused Women's Centre and Truro, Nova Scotia's Persons Against Non-State Torture have been invited to the Women 7 (W7) Summit in Paris, France. ...
05:24, 05/02/2019

NYC measles outbreak worsens as infections near 400, including 2 pregnant women Almost 400 people in New York City have contracted measles since the outbreak began in October, according to new data from the New York City Health Department....
18:24, 04/28/2019

France hands down 447 fines in 8 months under a new law punishing harassment of women French courts have in the last eight months handed 447 fines to violators of a new law that seeks to combat harassment of women, the country's equality minister Marlène Schiappa has confirmed....
02:00, 05/01/2019

Vatican women's magazine hires new team after protest resignations Founder Lucetta Scaraffia quit over ‘climate of distrust’ after magazine revealed abuse of nunsThe Vatican has unveiled a new editorial committee for its women’s magazine following the sudden resignat...
19:12, 05/01/2019

Sam Kerr to lead Australia squad at Women's World Cup Sam Kerr has been selected as captain of Australia's 23-player squad for the Women's World Cup which kicks off next month in France        ...
08:00, 05/14/2019

‘We dreamed about this’: Women’s FA Cup final crowd hailed by Steph Houghton • Manchester City captain excited at projected record crowd• Beating West Ham would bring City second cup this seasonManchester City are aiming for a cup double in the Women’s FA Cup final on Saturday...
15:12, 05/02/2019

Women behind almost half of individual Trump contributions in first three months of year Rose Bove is willing to put her money where her mouth is. So in addition to telling friends about her support for President Trump, she’s been donating to his campaign. “It’s dribs and drabs,” said the...
10:12, 05/12/2019

Jill Ellis names experienced USA roster for Women's World Cup Veterans Morgan Brian and Ali Krieger among surprise choicesMore than half of 23 players were on 2015 World Cup championsThe United States women’s national team will not be wanting for experience when...
19:24, 05/02/2019

UConn women add grad transfer Adebayo from Murray State STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The UConn women’s basketball team has added Evelyn Adebayo, a graduate transfer from Murray State, to its roster for next season. The 6-foot-1 forward becomes the third memb...
22:48, 05/02/2019

NASA cancels first all-women spacewalk due to spacesuit size issue NASA scheduled the first ever spacewalk with only female astronauts this week, but it has been cancelled because there isn't enough time to configure a spacesuit that fits...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Soccer: U.S. beat South Africa 3-0 in Women's World Cup warm-up The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in a Women's World Cup warm-up in California on Sunday...
05:12, 05/13/2019

Sheriff: Carnival worker from Virginia shot, killed 3 women ABINGDON, Va. (AP) — Authorities in Virginia have linked the slayings of two missing women and a missing teenage girl to a carnival worker who met the victims through the traveling show. The sheriff&#...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Change attitudes for future generations of women in tech, UN urges   When women and girls are empowered with technology, the whole world benefits. That’s one key message from the International Day for girls in the field of information and communications technology, or ...
18:24, 04/28/2019

An anti-LGBT politician got photobombed by two young women kissing Social activists Gaia Parisi and Matilde Rizzo are just friends -- but when Italy's ultra-conservative Interior Minister Matteo Salvini visited their hometown, the 19-year-olds couldn't resist the cha...
21:12, 05/02/2019

US Soccer files response to lawsuit filed by women's team The U.S. Soccer Federation has filed a court document denying allegations of gender discrimination made by players of the U.S. women's national team        ...
15:12, 05/07/2019

Women’s FA Cup final: Manchester City’s second-half blitz sinks West Ham The Manchester City manager, Nick Cushing, pressed the importance of blooding youth after three of his charges – 22-year-old Keira Walsh, 20-year-old Georgia Stanway and 18-year-old Lauren Hemp – scor...
04:36, 05/05/2019

West Point to graduate record number of African American women Thirty-four cadets at West Point, the U.S. Army’s military academy, will make history as they graduate next week. This year’s graduating class boasts more African American women than ever....
06:36, 05/19/2019

Women fight against prejudice on an extraordinary weekend for sport | Richard Williams From Semenya’s 30th win in a row, to powerful displays at Wembley, on bikes and in cars, women cast a blow against outdated attitudesThey may have failed to knock the Premier League title race complet...
19:36, 05/06/2019

Kamala Harris releases plan to fine companies that pay men more than women – live Presidential candidate’s proposal would fine 1% of profits for every 1% of pay gap between men and women performing work of equal valueSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.34pm BST ...
17:48, 05/20/2019

Bernie Sanders needs black women's support. So what's his plan to win us over? | Aimee Allison His economic proposals are fine – but Sanders needs a concrete plan to deal with racist violence and the crisis in racial justiceHere’s an uncomfortable truth: despite years of careful planning, inves...
19:12, 05/01/2019

‘I’m not saying I’m an angel’: Stephen Moore, Trump’s likely Fed nominee, apologizes for comments about women Moore said he would fight on for the Fed seat and told a conservative radio show that the nation would see the "biggest sell-off in stock market history" if a liberal won the White House in 2020....
22:48, 04/29/2019

Serial killer who took the lives of 10 women executed by lethal injection in Florida Serial killer Bobby Joe Long was pronounced dead at 6:55 p.m. Thursday after a lethal injection at Florida State Prison, authorities said.        ...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Doctor warns women to stop putting GARLIC inside their vaginas A GYNAECOLOGIST said garlic shouldn't be inserted into the vagina. While some mistakenly think cloves can help with yeast infections, this isn't the case....
18:12, 05/01/2019

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promote gender equality in the industry that is still fa...
03:00, 05/20/2019

Serial killer who terrorized Florida in 1984 with the slayings of 10 women has been executed STARKE, Fla. (AP) — Serial killer who terrorized Florida in 1984 with the slayings of 10 women has been executed....
02:36, 05/24/2019

Fassi wins NCAA women’s title; Texas grabs top seed FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas senior Maria Fassi won the NCAA title on her home course Monday and gave the Razorbacks a shot at the team title as one of eight teams that advanced to match play. F...
05:24, 05/21/2019

Hegerberg stars as Lyon crush Barcelona to win Women’s Champions League • Final: Lyon 4-1 Barcelona• Norwegian Ada Hegerberg hits a hat-trick in the first half-hourPeople will bemoan the gulf in class. This was supposed to be competitive football at the top level. But Lyo...
04:48, 05/19/2019

Seasons of the witch: as women we nurture the riches of earth, food and health The correlation of the feminine to nature, repressive for so long, can be a source of power In the past few months I have started putting down roots. It’s a cliche but it’s literally what I’m doing. I...
14:12, 05/01/2019

'Like Escaping Into the Desert.' More Women Forced Into Sex Trade When Fleeing North Korea. Escaping North Korea’s authoritarian regime comes at a high price. The perilous journey through China is especially punishing for many women and girls, forced to sell their bodies in their attempt to ...
10:48, 05/20/2019

Rahul Gandhi Praises Women For Playing Key Role In Lok Sabha Polls Congress President Rahul Gandhi today hailed women for playing a key role in the general elections and said the voices of "mothers and sisters" must be heard....
09:24, 05/19/2019

Trans women are victims of misogyny, too – and all feminists must recognize this | Robin Dembroff Some feminists claim misogyny targets only those who have female sex features (ovaries, vaginas and uteruses). We should be alarmed by this viewThere are some chilling details in Valerie Jackson’s law...
13:12, 05/19/2019

Nordstrom's massive department store for women set to open this October in New York Nordstrom has chosen Oct. 24 for the grand opening of its women's store in New York, the largest single-project investment in the company's history....
18:24, 05/20/2019

Women’s hockey stars announce boycott of North American pro league The National Women’s Hockey League is the lone surviving top-level outfit in North America, and most players lack health insurance benefits and can earn as little as $2,000 in a season....
06:48, 05/03/2019

Anti-abortion clinics that try to trick women face new Google ad policy Enlarge / MONTGOMERY, Ala. - MAY 19, 2019: A protestor dressed as a character from the Hulu TV show The Handmaid's Tale, based on the best-selling novel by Margaret Atwood, walks back to her car after...
00:12, 05/23/2019