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NYC allocates $250K to help low-income women obtain abortions

The city has secured $250,000 to pay for abortion services for low-income women who do not have access to safe and affordable health care, lawmakers said on Fri...

NYC allocates $250K to help low-income women obtain abortions

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Fewer women are having abortions. Why? The US abortion rate reached a historic low in 2015, according to a 2018 report by the CDC. Is it due to abortion laws? Birth control access? Sex ed?        ...
13:39, 06/17/2019

How the wave of U.S. restrictions will affect Canadian women sent there for abortions Exclusive data obtained by Global News shows that provinces are sending dozens of women to the U.S. for abortions. Experts say this points to deeper problems with access in Canada....
17:13, 05/28/2019

Brexit effect forces women to go to Netherlands for abortions Charity says visa delays making it harder for immigrant women in Ireland to travel to UKA pro-choice charity that for decades has helped thousands of Irish women access abortions in England is sending foreign nationals to the Netherlands due to tight...
18:39, 06/07/2019

Texas Congressman Says Women Should 'Absolutely' Be Punished for Having Abortions In a video released by a reproductive rights group, U.S. Rep. Ron Wright says women who have abortions should “absolutely” be jailed, HuffPost reported on Thursday....
16:13, 06/07/2019

'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 impossible, unthinkable choice." A fraction of 1% of abor...
00:00, 05/22/2019

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. ...
04:52, 05/15/2019

Nxivm leader claimed abortions help women ‘lose weight and get fit’: witness The leader of the alleged upstate cult Nxivm encouraged his sex “slaves” to get abortions after he impregnated them — and tried to make the procedures seem more appealing by claiming they were an opportunity to “lose weight and get ...
05:26, 05/29/2019

Justice Clarence Thomas Slams Women Who Have Abortions as Heartless Eugenicists Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas slammed women who have abortions as heartless “eugenicists” in a 20-page opinion Tuesday opposing the high court’s majority decision not to overturn a lower court’s ruling that blocked Indiana abortion restrictio...
07:26, 05/29/2019

Rise in Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales Increase of 22% comes as greater number of mothers and women over 35 have terminationsThe number of Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales has increased by 22%, as terminations in the two countries reached their highest level, wi...
00:26, 06/14/2019

NYPD investigating claim officer mocked women over abortions while on subway The NYPD is looking into a viral tweet from a straphanger who claimed a uniformed officer on her subway ride was mocking women’s reasons for getting abortions, the department said Friday. “This NYPD cop is looking at his phone and reading...
02:52, 05/18/2019

Lack of access is forcing Canadian women to the U.S. for abortions. That’s ‘cause for concern’: minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor is not ruling out whether U.S. restrictions will come up in a meeting on Thursday between the prime minister and the U.S. vice-president....
20:39, 05/29/2019

Lamar Odom slept with up to 6 women a week, paid for ‘plenty of abortions’: book Lamar Odom, the former NBA star and ex-husband of Khloe Kardashian, reportedly opened up in his new book “Darkness to Light” about “demons” that tormented him in the past and his empty flings with women in an effort to “fill a void.”...
07:52, 05/29/2019

Women Who Are Denied Abortions May Face Long-Lasting Health Problems, Study Says When a woman is denied access to an abortion, research has shown that she may face threats to her mental or financial well-being. A new study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, suggests her physical health may suffer, too. “There...
03:39, 06/11/2019

UN allocates $20 million in emergency funding, as Cyclone Idai disaster unfolds As the full scale of the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai in southern Africa continues to be assessed, the UN and humanitarian partners are ramping up the provision of emergency food, shelter, water and health care supplies to hundreds-of-thousands...
20:52, 04/28/2019

Ex-Heartland Payment Systems CEO to pay $250K penalty to SEC The former chief executive officer of one of the country's largest payment processing companies has settled insider trading allegations with the Securities and Exchange Commission....
23:52, 04/29/2019

ACLU: Police must get warrants to obtain personal data from cars You might not think of your car as a treasure trove of personal data, but it frequently is -- performance data, phone contacts and location info may be sitting under the hood. And the American Civil Liberties Union wants to be sure police can't...
19:26, 06/17/2019

U.S. firm accuses Huawei of enlisting professor to obtain its tech A U.S. startup company is accusing Chinese telecommunications gear provider Huawei of enlisting a Chinese university professor working on a research project to improperly access the startup's technology, according to court documents filed last week....
04:26, 05/10/2019

La Liga fined €250k for using its app to catch illegal soccer streams Spanish soccer league La Liga has been fined for inappropriately using its app to catch illegal streaming. The Spanish data protection agency charged La Liga with a fine of 250 thousand euros for violating several EU laws on transparency and data pri...
05:13, 06/12/2019

Huawei Accused by Startup of Enlisting Professor to Obtain Its Tech Huawei is accused of enlisting a Chinese university professor working on a research project to improperly access the startup's technology, according to court documents filed last week....
17:39, 05/10/2019

Cloudflare’s new open-source project helps anyone obtain truly random numbers Randomness sits at the heart of everything we do online. Many encryption algorithms depend upon randomly generated numbers to work, and that’s just one example of many. But how random is random? It’s a fair question. History has been shown that tools...
21:39, 06/17/2019

Suspect in twisted Queens home invasion, sex assault held on $250K bail One of the suspects accused of a Queens home-invasion robbery, in which eight people were held hostage and a woman was sexually assaulted, was held on $250,000 bail at his arraignment on a slew of felony charges Tuesday night. Brandon Daniels, 24, wa...
07:39, 05/15/2019

Social Security error leaves 250K American seniors with unpaid Medicare premiums Hundreds of thousands of seniors in the United States have been informed by the government they're still on the hook for five months of unpaid Medicare premiums due to a "processing error."...
19:39, 06/11/2019

Missouri clinic can keep doing abortions A judge has issued an order allowing Missouri's only abortion clinic to continue providing the service. The judge ruled Friday, just hours before the St. Louis Planned Parenthood clinic's license to perform abortions was set to expire. (May...
02:26, 06/01/2019

Mothers who have abortions: what to do with TV’s third rail? Most women who terminate a pregnancy are already mothers – but we rarely see that on screen. Australian comedy The Letdown is the latest show to tackle the taboo“We got a beautiful email from a viewer last week,” says Sarah Scheller, co-creator of th...
22:26, 06/11/2019

24 celebrities who have opened up about having abortions Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, and Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP Celebrities have discussed their abortions for years, but more stars have shared their stories following bills recently signed into law in Georgia and Alabama. Ja...
02:00, 05/26/2019

Missouri could be first state to effectively ban abortions NBC NEWS – The last remaining abortion clinic in Missouri says it expects to be shut down this week, which would effectively end legal abortion in the state. Unless a court intervenes, the closing would make Missouri the only state in the count...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Alabama legislature votes to ban most abortions Alabama legislators have given final approval to a ban on nearly all abortions, and if the Republican governor signs the measure, the state will have the strictest abortion law in the country. (May 15)        ...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama Moved to Outlaw Most Abortions. Here’s What’s Next. The next move on the Alabama bill that would ban most abortions at every stage of pregnancy belongs to governor. But the last word will probably come from the federal courts....
18:26, 05/15/2019

Alabama ban on nearly all abortions in GOP governor’s hands MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey will now decide whether to sign legislation that would outlaw almost all abortions in the state as some conservatives seek to ignite legal fights in the hopes of getting the U.S. Supreme Court to revisit ...
11:39, 05/15/2019

Maine law to allow non-doctors to perform abortions The bill, which Democratic Gov. Janet Mills introduced herself, will go into effect in mid-June. Only physicians perform abortions in most states.        ...
15:52, 06/11/2019

The Latest: Missouri clinic can keep doing abortions ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on efforts by Missouri’s only abortion clinic to renew its license (all times local): 1:15 p.m. A judge has issued an order allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to continue providing the service. St. Louis ...
20:26, 05/31/2019

Pennsylvania House tries anew to ban Down syndrome abortions HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives is launching another effort to outlaw abortions because of a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome, although it faces a veto if it even reaches Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk. ...
02:52, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s vote to ban nearly all abortions now in governor’s hands Alabama legislators have given final approval to a ban on nearly all abortions, and if the Republican governor signs the measure, the state will have the strictest abortion law in the country....
16:52, 05/15/2019

A Day After Banning Abortions, Alabama Is Set to Execute a Murderer The two actions on consecutive days highlighted the contradiction some on the right feel between opposing abortion on sanctity-of-life grounds and supporting the death penalty....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Missouri senators consider banning abortions at 8 weeks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri senators are considering banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Democrats in the Republican-led Senate on Wednesday slammed pending the legislation. Lawmakers have a Friday deadline to pass bills. The only ...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Missouri Senators Are Considering Banning Abortions at 8 Weeks (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Wednesday called on state senators to take action on a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, the latest GOP-dominated state emboldened by the possibility that a more conservative...
06:13, 05/16/2019

‘Heartbeat’ Laws Could Ban Most Abortions Across Deep South A clinic escort, left, speaks to a driver and patient while an abortion protester attempts to hand over some reading material outside the Jackson Women’s Health Organization clinic in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, April 10, 2019. The clinic is the...
18:39, 05/11/2019

Ban on rape victims having abortions passed in Alabama Alabama's Republican-controlled state senate has passed a bill to outlaw abortion - challenging a landmark US Supreme Court ruling that legalised abortion across the country in the 1970s....
11:52, 05/15/2019

Missouri May Become Only US State Without Access To Legal Abortions Missouri is poised this week to become the only US state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the license of the last clinic in Missouri to perform the......
12:52, 05/29/2019

Alabama governor invokes God in banning nearly all abortions This photograph released by the state shows Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signing a bill that virtually outlaws abortion in the state on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Montgomery, Ala. Republicans who support the measure hope challenges to the law will be used ...
20:52, 05/16/2019

Rape and incest account for hardly any abortions. So why are they now a focus? Just 1% of women obtain an abortion because they became pregnant through rape, and less than 0.5% do so because of incest.        ...
18:13, 05/24/2019

Louisiana Moves to Ban Abortions After a Heartbeat Is Detected The state’s Democratic governor said he planned to sign the so-called fetal heartbeat bill. Similar bans across the country have already been challenged — and blocked — in court....
00:52, 05/30/2019

Trump Keeps Talking About Second-Trimester Abortions. Here’s What He Gets Wrong Abortions during and after the second trimester are extremely rare. In fact, fewer than 1.3% of abortions are performed after 21 weeks of gestation, according to 2015 data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The procedures, often ter...
23:13, 04/29/2019

"You Kill Them Now Or Later": US Lawmaker's Remark On Abortions Stirs Row A day after Alabama passed what could become the most restrictive abortion legislation in the country, state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, took to the House floor to voice his support for a woman's......
10:13, 05/03/2019

Trump defends clinicians' right to refuse to do abortions The Trump administration is putting the finishing touches on a regulation to protect the rights of clinicians who object to participating in abortions....
01:26, 05/03/2019

A Day After Banning Abortions, Alabama Executes a Murderer The two actions on consecutive days highlighted the contradiction some on the right feel between opposing abortion on sanctity-of-life grounds and supporting the death penalty....
07:00, 05/17/2019

Missouri passes bill banning abortions after 8 weeks Republican Gov. Mike Parson pledged to sign the bill , but it’s unclear when he’ll take action. When pressed on the lack of exceptions, he told reporters that “all life has value.”...
17:13, 05/18/2019

Alabama Senate passes bill banning nearly all abortions Alabama’s state Senate passed a controversial bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions in the state and make it a felony crime to perform one unless the mother’s health is at risk....
05:13, 05/15/2019

Louisiana Latest US State To Ban Abortions, As Early As 6 Weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman......
16:26, 05/30/2019

Indiana fetal remains law could boost costs for abortions INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood officials expect greater expenses for abortions in Indiana following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding a state law requiring burial or cremation of fetal remains. Abortion opponents cheer the court’s d...
01:13, 05/30/2019

Alabama doctor vows to keep providing abortions when ban goes into effect An Alabama doctor has vowed to keep providing abortions when the state’s near-total ban against the procedure goes into effect. Dr. Yashica Robinson, who is the medical director of the Alabama Women’s Center for Reproductive Alternatives,...
19:26, 05/17/2019

Alabama Senate debates bill banning nearly all abortions Alabama's state Senate on Tuesday began final debate on a bill that would outlaw nearly all abortions, allowing exceptions only to prevent a serious health risk to the mother....
01:39, 05/15/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at 8 weeks Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has now passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.        ...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions after eight weeks Missouri's Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill early on Thursday that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy except in medical emergencies....
17:00, 05/16/2019

States sue over rule allowing clinicians to refuse abortions Nearly two dozen states and municipalities are suing the federal government to stop a new rule letting health care clinicians object to providing abortions and other services that conflict with their moral or religious beliefs....
20:52, 05/21/2019

Married at First Sight's Jamie Otis Shares She Has Had Two Abortions Jamie Otis is speaking up for women everywhere. Amid headline-sparking legislation out of several states restricting or nearly banning abortions, stars have come forward to speak about......
18:52, 05/21/2019

Bill allowing self-induced abortions advances in Nevada Called the Trust Nevada Women Act, the bill would repeal existing prohibitions on self-induced abortions and drugs causing a miscarriage.        ...
20:13, 05/22/2019

U.S. must ensure access to safe abortions: U.N. rights office The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risky underground abortions that can endanger a woman's life....
17:39, 05/21/2019

Republicans, Men and Christians Aren't Trying to Ban Abortions. White People Are News outlets across the country have characterized two recent bills that effectively banned abortions in Georgia and Alabama in a number of ways. Some media outlets have painted the laws as Republican measures while others have painted it as the bypr...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Sex-selective abortions may have stopped the birth of 23 million girls A huge analysis suggests sex-selective abortions have led to at least 23 million fewer girls born worldwide, but birth ratios are now returning to normal...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Planned Parenthood sues U.S. to block rule that may limit abortions Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule letting healthcare workers refuse abortions and other services because of religious or moral objections....
22:26, 06/11/2019

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signs law banning abortions after 8 weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed new legislation banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining other conservative states in a push to tighten restrictions on the procedure in recent weeks....
00:26, 05/25/2019

Michigan hotel offers free lodging to those seeking abortions The manager of a Michigan hotel has invited those from states with strict abortion laws who want the procedure done to schedule it in the Wolverine State — and to stay for free at the hotel....
17:00, 06/09/2019

Missouri Governor Signs Legislation Banning Abortions at 8 Weeks On Friday, Missouri Gov. Michael L. Parson signed controversial legislation banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Exceptions are provided for medical emergencies but not for incest or rape....
02:00, 05/25/2019

Maine gov signs bill allowing non-doctors to perform abortions Maine’s Democratic governor signed a bill into law this week that allows medical professionals other than doctors to perform abortions. The bill was introduced by Gov. Janet Mills and signed on Monday, allowing nurse practitioners, physician as...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed a bill that bans abortions on or beyond the eighth week of pregnancy without exceptions for cases of rape or incest, making it among the most restrictive abortion policies in the nation....
21:00, 05/24/2019

Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases Alabama's state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, creating exceptions only to safeguard the health of the mother, as part of a multistate effort to have the U.S. Supreme Court reconsider a woman's constitutional ...
04:13, 05/15/2019

Planned Parenthood sues to block U.S. rule that may limit abortions Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule letting healthcare workers refuse abortions and other services because of religious or moral objections....
20:26, 06/11/2019

As States Race to Limit Abortions, Alabama Goes Further, Seeking to Outlaw Most of Them Alabama is advancing a bill to ban most abortions, though exceptions for rape, incest and serious threats to the mother’s health were being considered....
01:26, 05/09/2019

Teen Vogue slammed for column teaching minors how to get abortions Parents are blasting Teen Vogue for a recent “sexual health and identity” column that instructs a pregnant minor on how to end a pregnancy without telling her parents because “having access to abortion should be your right, regardle...
01:00, 06/15/2019

Alabama Passes Bill To Ban Abortions, No Exception Even In Rape Cases The Alabama senate passed the most restrictive abortion bill in the United States on Tuesday that bans any termination of pregnancy and could punish doctors who perform the procedure with life in......
10:39, 05/15/2019

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as 6 weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman realizes she is pregnant....
01:00, 05/30/2019

Trump administration moves to end U.S. research using fetal tissue from abortions The Trump administration on Wednesday said it would end scientific research at the National Institutes of Health that relies on fetal tissue from elective abortions, and would accelerate efforts to find alternatives for such research, a move welcomed...
01:39, 06/06/2019

Joe Biden says he still supports ban on federal funding of abortions, after apparent reversal Biden's continued support of the Hyde Amendment, first reported by NBC News, comes about a month after Biden said that he opposed the amendment....
01:52, 06/06/2019

Latin American rape survivors who were denied abortions turn to UN Women from Nicaragua, Ecuador and Guatemala who suffered child rape take cases to UN human rights committeeFour women from Latin America whose lives were put at risk when they were not allowed abortions after being raped as girls are taking their cas...
15:13, 05/29/2019

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as six weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman even realizes she is pregnant....
02:52, 05/30/2019

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions after eight weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, signed legislation Friday to ban access to abortions after eight weeks. The state is the latest of eight to sign similar bills into law....
21:52, 05/24/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy ....
12:13, 05/16/2019

2020 candidate compares using taxpayer money for abortions to funding the military Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton criticized people who say they support abortion but do not want their tax dollars to fund them. He compared the position to supporting the U.S. military but not wanting to fund it....
20:00, 06/06/2019

Biden says ‘times have changed’ in reversing support for ban on public money for abortions Joe Biden, the current front-runner in the Democratic presidential primary, said he supports repealing the Hyde Amendment a day after his campaign said he supported it....
05:39, 06/07/2019

Missouri House expected to pass bill outlawing abortions at 8 weeks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri’s Republican-led House is expected to pass a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy and the state’s GOP governor is likely to sign it. The GOP-led House is set to debate the sweeping abortion bill...
07:52, 05/17/2019

Howard Stern: The Trump I know wasn't anti-abortion because he probably got a 'few people abortions' Longtime radio host Howard Stern said during an interview with "Good Morning America" that he does not believe President Trump is truly anti-abortion because he probably got a "few people abortions."...
21:00, 05/13/2019

Judge could decide today whether Missouri will be the first state unable to perform abortions The state's last abortion clinic is suing Missouri over its refusal to renew its license. A judge temporarily intervened and could make a ruling Tuesday....
20:39, 06/04/2019

Klobuchar struggles with questions on late-term abortions when pressed by Meghan McCain Minnesota Senator and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar struggled to answer questions about late-term abortions when pressed by "The View" co-host Meghan McCain on Friday. ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

U.S. Needs Cabinet Agency Focused on Women and Girls, Says Former Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues It’s time for President Donald Trump to create a Cabinet-level agency focused on women and girls to help “guarantee that women’s issues don’t get shoved aside,” says a former U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issu...
20:13, 05/30/2019

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 world, and encourage innovation to transform lives...
18:39, 04/28/2019

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 women in business....
14:52, 05/17/2019

This Is the Most Anticipated Women’s World Cup Ever. But Corruption and Abuse Still Block Women From Soccer The biggest women’s sports tournament of 2019 will begin in Paris on Friday. The top 24 teams in the world will be descending on France to compete for the title of World Champions at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The next six weeks will be ...
19:39, 06/05/2019

Federal court of appeals rules against Trump 'blanket ban' of abortions for illegal-immigrant teens A federal appeals court ruled against a Trump administration "blanket ban" that prevents illegal immigrants from getting abortions once they cross the border....
12:00, 06/15/2019

Justice Clarence Thomas Likens Some Abortions to Eugenics in 20-Page Supreme Court Opinion The Supreme Court confronted a restrictive Indiana abortion law on Tuesday by upholding one portion of it and punting another. The portion it upheld, which was previously barred by the the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, requires fetal rem...
08:52, 05/29/2019

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 sport she loves to play....
20:39, 05/03/2019

FIFA caps first women's conference with UN Women partnership FIFA capped its first Women's Conference by announcing a partnership with UN Women to promote gender equity around the globe        ...
16:39, 06/07/2019

Vogue 25 Women: The Duchess of Sussex and Phoebe Waller-Bridge make it onto the list of 25 women shaping 2019 Vogue has put together their annual list of the 25 most influential women working in Britain, with this year's featuring Naomi Campbell, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and the Duchess of Sussex....
09:26, 06/07/2019

Missouri lawmakers pass ban on abortions at eight weeks, sending bill to Republican governor, who is expected to sign it JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers pass ban on abortions at eight weeks, sending bill to Republican governor, who is expected to sign it....
20:00, 05/17/2019

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18:26, 06/06/2019

Reproductive rights groups are slamming Joe Biden's support of Hyde Amendment banning public insurance coverage for nearly all abortions AP Photo/Elise Amendola Reproductive rights advocates are slamming former Vice President Joe Biden over his support for a rule prohibiting federally-funded programs from covering abortion procedures. Biden's campaign confirmed to NBC News on Wednes...
23:13, 06/05/2019

Brazil Women 3-0 Jamaica Women Veteran Brazil striker Cristiane scores the first hat-trick of the 2019 Women's World Cup as Jamaica's debut at the tournament ends in defeat in Grenoble....
21:26, 06/09/2019

Indiana wants to ban 'inhumane' abortions; ACLU aims to block the 'burdenous' law A federal judge is set Monday to take up the ACLU's bid to block a new Indiana law that would ban a second-trimester abortion procedure.        ...
18:52, 06/03/2019

Do the USA women need to win the World Cup to win it all? The World Cup and an ongoing gender discrimination lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation will coalesce into a summer of the highest stakes for the USWNTWhen the US women’s national team takes the field in France in June, they will be fighting for ...
11:13, 05/22/2019

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....
19:00, 05/08/2019

Women are less visible in STEM: Why? According to common stereotypes, women are better at languages and history, while men are better at chemistry and math. But are these categorizations based on fact?...
21:00, 06/17/2019

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 female empowerment....
20:52, 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 taught us anything, it’s that. There’s a quiet rage, ...
03:39, 05/23/2019

Why does Brazil lag behind in women's football? Contrary to what happens in the men's game, the Americans dominate the female landscape while Brazil have only once made it to the final. What explains such a disparity?...
13:52, 06/11/2019

Fit mom, 51, says men think she's hotter than women half her age The personal trainer and holistic health practitioner admits she used to lack confidence and feel uncomfortable in her own skin before discovering a love for fitness....
17:00, 05/29/2019

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.        ...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Majority of US women think this tax is sexist Three in four women think the tampon tax should be eradicated, according to new research. A study of 2,000 women who have had periods examined the taboos and lack of communication surrounding menstruation and found that 67 percent think taxing femini...
01:52, 05/29/2019

If You Want to Know Why Deadwood Is a Classic, Look to Its Women There are certainly more eloquent lines in Deadwood than “I don’t like it, either.” But after rewatching all three seasons of the great HBO western this spring, they’re the words I can’t get over. As uttered by a sex wor...
20:13, 05/30/2019

Women's World Cup 2019: What to look out for on day seven Brazil aim to maintain their winning start to the Fifa Women's World Cup against Australia in Group C, while day seven also sees South Africa face China....
18:26, 06/13/2019

How to bet the 2019 women’s World Cup An already busy summer sports betting schedule will soon be joined by the 2019 women’s World Cup. Host France and the United States are virtual co-favorites entering the event, which begins Friday in Paris. A few notes of importance: The tournament e...
22:52, 06/04/2019

Men against boys, women against girls Germany 8-0 Estonia, USA 13-0 Thailand. Men against boys, women against girls. What do such results tell us about where modern football is going? And is the gap widening between the game's haves and have-nots?...
21:52, 06/12/2019

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, incorrectly, that theirs isn't as loud as men's....
20:13, 04/28/2019

EU's Tusk wants at least two women in top EU jobs The chairman of European Union leaders Donald Tusk on Tuesday got a mandate to seek out the best candidates for the EU's top jobs this year and said he aimed to fill at least half of them with women....
23:13, 05/28/2019

The Lost Women of Chernobyl HBO has done the unexpected and managed to turn a five-part, dead-serious miniseries about the nuclear catastrophe at Chernobyl into a cultural event, complete with memes. The show is a sober examination of the disaster and its literal fallout on the...
00:26, 06/15/2019

Women can never win – even when they win 13-0 | Arwa Mahdawi It’s crucial women call out double standards, but it’s also important we don’t cry ‘sexism’ to absolve ourselves of bad behavior Should America be ashamed of itself?I know that’s an evergreen question (and the answer is normally yes), but in this par...
09:26, 06/13/2019

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....
23:00, 04/30/2019

'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 howling winds as they hit shots over expanses of ocean...
11:39, 05/20/2019

More women in the EU leadership? Don't expect too much When the men who run the European Union pick its new leaders this year, they might finally appoint a few more women. But don't expect a radical change any time soon....
16:39, 06/07/2019

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 World Cup cannot be changed. The governing body sa...
01:13, 05/21/2019

We Can Have It All: The Best Hiking Pants for Women With Both Fit and Function I’ll be the first to say it: finding hiking pants kind of sucks. When it comes to women’s pants, brands rarely hit the sweet spot of function and fit. If a pair boasts technical chops, it usually looks like a burlap sack. And if it fits well, it is l...
22:00, 06/11/2019

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 watched her struggle and from an early age I knew I didn...
07:39, 05/18/2019

Does Louie Gohmert Really Think Women Are This Stupid? If it’s a day ending in “y,” you can rest assured that some Republican asshole is trying to gotcha liberals fighting abortion restrictions into admitting they just want the right to murder anyone at any time....
00:13, 06/05/2019

| 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....
07:00, 05/24/2019

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 known as the “fourth trimester.”...
17:00, 05/17/2019

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....
23:39, 05/17/2019

Opinion: US women did what was necessary in 13-0 blowout of Thailand The U.S. women beat Thailand 13-0 in its World Cup opener. How's that any different than a college football team running up the score?       ...
23:52, 06/11/2019

Two women hospitalized for trying to end period with vacuum Two women were hospitalized after using a vacuum to make their menstrual periods end sooner, according to new reports. A Seattle nurse claimed the desperate women, ages 19 and 23, went into shock this week after attempting a dangerous, decades-old te...
16:52, 06/07/2019

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 four hours, but then she developed a bad headache....
03:26, 05/16/2019

Law changes for women's World Cup but not Nations League Changes to the laws of the soccer, which came into effect at the start of the month, will not be applied to this week's Nations League finals but will be enforced at the women's World Cup in France, which kicks off on Saturday....
19:26, 06/04/2019

The Latest: Last 2 women’s quarterfinals under way in Paris PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 12:15 p.m. A day after the full schedule was washed out by rain, the last two women’s quarterfinals at the French Open are under way at Roland Garros. Defending champion Simona H...
12:52, 06/06/2019

'I’m such a big fan of the menstrual cycle!’ – the women asking whether it’s possible to have a better period Exhausted with doctors not taking periods seriously, a new wave of authors is asking whether menstruation can ever be tolerable – even enjoyableA tiny drop of blood on our bathroom floor was what gave me away. My mother took it as a sign that, at the...
19:52, 05/29/2019

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 and would like to see teams hire female coaches....
01:52, 05/10/2019

Trudeau: Violence against indigenous women often ignored Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada have too often been treated as a low priority or ignored and he says that must end...
18:52, 06/03/2019

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 displeasure, hostility or aggression. Mainly, we think...
11:26, 05/11/2019

At the Schumannfest, it's about Clara — and other women in music Wife, mother of eight, pianist, musical adviser, concert manager, composer: Clara Schumann is in the spotlight at Bonn's Schumannfest — along with other female composers and performers....
10:39, 06/03/2019

Football quiz: how much do you know about the Women's World Cup? Who is the top scorer? Who said sorry? Who is sitting it out?Who is the top scorer in Women’s World Cup history, with 15 goals?Abby Wambach Mia Hamm MartaKelly Smith What was the official title of the inaugural Women’s World Cup in 1991?Fifa Women’s ...
14:26, 06/07/2019

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, and better funding for public education (paid for b...
18:39, 05/13/2019

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....
01:26, 05/17/2019

Women's World Cup: Canada 1-0 Cameroon A header by Kadeisha Buchanan, voted best young player at the 2015 Women's World Cup, ensures Canada open their 2019 campaign with a win over Cameroon....
03:39, 06/11/2019

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....
18:26, 05/21/2019

Lexington Man Accused Of Attacks On 2 Women LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police have arrested a Lexington man who is accused of attacking two women. Authorities say 34-year-old Lewis Jones is accused of attacking his live-in girlfriend two different times. Police said the woman had bruises ...
17:13, 06/08/2019

5 Big Stories to Watch in the Women’s World Cup The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 kicks off in Paris on Friday. From new teams to new kits to a new host, here’s your cheat sheet for this year’s tournament. Eyes of the world Women’s soccer is more popular in the U.S. than anyw...
19:39, 06/05/2019

Women's World Cup: Revolution in Spain With Champions League finalists and record attendances, women's football is booming in Spain. Now at only their second ever World Cup, some even have them down as dark horses for the title. Their next opponents? Germany....
19:00, 06/11/2019

Could 2019 Be The Year Of Women's Football? It remains to be seen if this Women's World Cup will prove a break-out moment, despite a prize money gap of £291m compared with the 2018 men’s World Cup...
11:52, 06/10/2019

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 Candace Bushnell says....
14:26, 05/10/2019

Soccer: Ebi set for fifth women’s World Cup appearance Defender Onome Ebi was named to play at her fifth women’s World Cup when she was included on Saturday in Nigeria’s squad for next month’s finals in France....
19:26, 05/25/2019

| 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....
01:00, 05/25/2019

Women's round-up: Stephens battles through "Former US Open champion Sloane Stephens looked like she would coast through her French Open second-round match against Spain\u0027s Sara Sorribes Tormo - but ended up winning 6-1, 7-6."...
13:00, 05/29/2019

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....
01:13, 05/25/2019

Macron wants 'charismatic' men and women for top EU jobs French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he wanted two women and two men with strong personalities to lead the European Union in the next five years, although he refused to name his favorite candidates at this stage....
23:13, 05/28/2019

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 doesn’t, it will be letting down more than just i...
19:00, 04/28/2019

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 among other issues his comments about women. Here...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Women across Switzerland are striking for equal pay Swiss women are striking en masse on Friday, in a 24-hour nationwide protest to highlight the country's poor record on gender equality and the gender pay gap....
18:00, 06/14/2019

Swiss women go on strike over inequality Switzerland is one of the lowest-ranked countries in the West in terms of wage equality. Public workers in Zürich have disputed that supporting the strike is a violation of political neutrality laws....
09:52, 06/14/2019

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....
20:52, 04/28/2019

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....
22:00, 04/29/2019

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 men’s and women’s activewear at Target....
21:39, 05/04/2019

Netherlands advances at Women’s World Cup with 3-1 win Vivianne Miedema scored a goal in each half Saturday to advance the Netherlands into the second round of the Women’s World Cup for the second straight tournament with a 3-1 win over Cameroon on Saturday at Valenciennes, France. Miedema put the ...
20:39, 06/15/2019

Netherlands advances at Women's World Cup with 3-1 win Vivianne Miedema scored a goal in each half Saturday to advance the Netherlands into the second round of the Women's World Cup for the second straight tournament with a 3-1 win over Cameroon on Saturday at Valenciennes, France....
16:00, 06/17/2019

Women's World Cup: Who's playing, schedule and everything else you need to know The highly anticipated 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off on June 7 for a month-long tournament that will take 24 teams and thousands of fans all across France....
22:26, 05/28/2019

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 when it needed to hit the emotional, dramatic beats...
04:13, 05/01/2019

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 series announced just how its rules, events and six...
13:52, 05/02/2019

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....
17:52, 04/30/2019

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 wrote, "we have made it harder for them to do any...
08:52, 05/16/2019

France storms to win in Women's World Cup opener A good host must be confident and entertaining but not must completely dominate proceedings. France took notice of two of those three nuggets of advice at least, as the home nation ensured a copybook start to its Women's World Cup campaign with a com...
23:52, 06/07/2019

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 mistakes. First off, she says not using shampoo spe...
23:26, 05/14/2019

US favourites in toughest-ever Women's World Cup field "The United States may be favourites to retain their Women\u0027s 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 underway in France on June 7."...
17:00, 05/15/2019

Zero-waste: The women in Asia who gave up plastic China, Indonesia and Vietnam are among the worst polluters for plastic waste being dumped in the ocean. Meet the women in those countries trying to change that....
01:39, 06/05/2019

Women strike in Switzerland for fairer pay, more equality GENEVA (AP) — Women across Switzerland are walking off the job and staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and less sexual harassment and violence. It’s the first such protest in the Alpine country in 28 years. Turnout was u...
11:39, 06/14/2019

16 Women Sue FBI Over "Good Old Boy Network, Sex Discrimination": Report Sixteen women filed a lawsuit against the FBI on Wednesday, claiming sexual discrimination and accusing it of running "a good old boy network" in its training program, the New York Times reported....
16:26, 05/30/2019

Dartmouth, women, want mediation for sex misconduct lawsuit Dartmouth College and nine women suing the school over allegations of ignoring years of harassment and assault by former psychology department professors say they want to resolve the matter through mediation....
22:00, 05/27/2019

Women's round-up: Garcia, Kasatkina cruise through "Home favourite Caroline Garcia got her campaign at Roland Garros off to a fine start with a straight-sets win over Mona Barthel of Germany 6-2, 6-4."...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Argentina women will cap amazing turnaround at World Cup When Argentina play at the women’s World Cup in France next month they will cap one of the most remarkable journeys in sport, from a team that did not exist two years ago to one competing on the biggest stage....
22:52, 05/27/2019

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 underway in France on June 7....
15:26, 05/15/2019

The Women's World Cup Has Already Been Marred By Some Corny VAR Bullshit There is no shortage of arguments to be made against the proliferation of replay review in soccer, and I won’t bog down this blog post with points we’ve already made on the site many times over. Besides, the argument against the VAR decision from tod...
23:00, 06/07/2019

Half of H.I.V. Patients Are Women. Most Research Subjects Are Men. Trials of vaccines and treatments have not included enough female participants. Now that scientists are exploring possible cures, the need to enroll women is greater than ever....
08:26, 05/28/2019

Swiss women strike to demand equal pay Hundreds of thousands protest against ‘culture of sexism in everday life’Hundreds of thousands of women across Switzerland have taken to the streets to demand higher pay, greater equality and more respect, protesting that one of the world’s wealthies...
17:26, 06/14/2019

My life in sex: ‘I have always loved spanking women’s bottoms’ Away from spanking, I’m a light-hearted, mild-mannered chapThis morning, I visited my next-door neighbour and spanked her. Afterwards, I drove down the motorway and spanked another woman, whom I visit twice a week. Tonight, I’m having a first meeting...
11:13, 06/14/2019

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....
17:52, 05/14/2019

The ‘Booksmart’ Conundrum: Are Women Not Allowed to Fail? Poor box office the first weekend led to controversy over the Olivia Wilde-directed comedy. But as it heads into Week 2, is it being held to an unfair standard?...
02:52, 05/31/2019

Fashion Is No Longer Just for Tall, Thin Women Designer labels have long ignored anyone outside the standard 0-12 size range. As the radical idea of ‘inclusive sizing’ takes hold, however, even upscale brands are dramatically extending the limits of chic....
21:00, 05/21/2019

Canada: Deaths of indigenous women were 'genocide' A Canadian government inquiry has concluded that the deaths of thousands of aboriginal women and girls in recent decades amounted to a "national genocide."...
22:39, 06/03/2019

Smart speakers understand men better than women, according to study Female owners of smart speakers are more likely than men to report that their device fails to understand their commands, according to a recent study of 1000 British smart speaker owners by YouGov.YouGov found that "two thirds of female owners (67%) s...
12:13, 05/13/2019

Singled out: why can't we believe unmarried, childless women are happy? There is plenty of evidence that single people are often more content than those in couples. But when I pointed this out, the furious reaction revealed the strength of ‘married is best’ prejudiceAt the Hay festival late last month, I gave a talk abou...
11:52, 06/04/2019

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 conference that there are similarities in the three ca...
02:13, 05/22/2019

Breaking down the full US women’s World Cup roster With the U.S. Women’s National Team set to open their World Cup title defense versus Venezuela at 2 p.m. Sunday on Fox, here is a look at the roster that is tasked with getting the job done. Keepers Alyssa Naeher Hometown: Stratford, Conn. Afte...
08:52, 06/09/2019

5 players to watch at the Women's World Cup With the World Cup kicking off this week, here are five players to watch: USA's Alex Morgan, Canada's Christine Sinclair, Brazil's Marta, Australia's Sam Kerr and Germany's Dzsenifer Marozsan.       ...
10:13, 06/04/2019

On eve of festival, Cannes defends its record on women CANNES, France (AP) — A year after signing a pledge for gender equality during a festival that saw women protest en masse on the red carpet, Cannes Film Festival artistic director Thierry Fremaux is defending the festival’s record on female fil...
20:52, 05/13/2019

Women at war: Backstage heroines in D-Day's 75th anniversary Women didn't get much of a mention in the 75th anniversary commemorations of D-Day that focused largely on the fighting exploits of men, yet without them Adolf Hitler wouldn't have been defeated....
17:13, 06/07/2019

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....
17:39, 05/21/2019

Women’s World Cup Preview: Meet the Teams There will be 552 players representing 24 countries at the World Cup in France. Some are household names. Many are not. Here’s a primer before the tournament begins Friday....
00:00, 06/05/2019

Women’s World Cup will be best ever but is it because of or despite Fifa? | Kieran Pender Over 45,000 fans loved the opening ceremony as France kicked off the event in style but will it be enough for the French public to overcome a reticence regarding the women’s game?The Parisian weather failed to dampen a colourful opening to the Women’...
09:00, 06/08/2019

Even VAR Couldn't Ruin The Best Game Of The Women's World Cup You know what I love during a wild, up-and-down Women’s World Cup game between two flawed contenders? Stopping that wild play for roughly 30 minutes to stare at boring instant replay footage! That’s what happened in Australia’s roaring comeback victo...
03:39, 06/14/2019

Man charged after 2 women beaten to death in Michigan 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....
15:00, 05/14/2019

Women's World Cup: China looks to reignite former glories The Steel Roses aren't the force they once were. But with football a key priority for the Chinese government, how far can they go in meeting the country's lofty ambitions?...
14:13, 06/08/2019

1st of 5 women to testify at ex-NFL player’s rape trial VISTA, California (AP) — Prosecutors say they plan to call the first of five women to testify at the rape trial of former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. whose accusers include a 54-year-old hitchhiker and a 59-year-old homeless woman. The first accuse...
08:13, 05/21/2019

Canada Blamed for 'Genocide' Against Indigenous Women A yearslong inquiry concluded that high rates of violence against indigenous women in Canada amount to a genocide fueled by government abuses, putting more pressure on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to address an issue his government has identified as...
17:00, 06/04/2019

The problems that may stop the US retaining the Women's World Cup The Americans have arguably the best squad in France this summer. But they are far from a perfect unit as they aim to become world champions againThe US women’s national team are considered a favorite to win next month’s World Cup, and there’s good r...
15:52, 05/27/2019

Jobs and education help women advance, not abortion Kathryn Kaufman, the managing director for Global Women's Issues at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, recently wrote that as a Republican and a Christian woman, she supports abortion because it’s required for economic development....
14:39, 06/13/2019

London Police Arrest 4 After Gay Women Are Attacked on Bus The Metropolitan Police of London said four teenagers were arrested after two women reported being assaulted, harassed and robbed on a bus by men who had tried to make the couple kiss....
20:00, 06/07/2019

Eleven stars to watch at the Women's World Cup If Phil Neville’s England can match or better the team’s 2015 Women’s World Cup showing over the next few weeks in France, interest levels at home will be unprecedented....
03:00, 06/06/2019

USA 3-0 Chile: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened Champions qualify for last 16 with comfortable winUS will now face Sweden to decide group winnersCarli Lloyd deprived of hat-trick after missing penalty 7.11pm BST And the report from today’s game is up and running now for your reading pleasure. Than...
20:52, 06/16/2019

Unmarried women are the healthiest and the happiest: professor Single ladies – the secret to happiness may never be putting a ring on it. Women who are never married and don’t have children are the most content and outlive their married counterparts, according to Paul Dolan, a behavioral science prof...
01:52, 05/29/2019

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....
19:39, 04/28/2019

Netherlands 3-1 Cameroon: Women's World Cup – as it happened Arsenal’s Vivianne Miedema scored two goals, to become her country’s all-time leading goalscorer with 60, as the Dutch booked their place in the last 16 4.23pm BST And here are the top scorers in the tournament. Related: Golden Boot Standings: top sc...
18:13, 06/15/2019

Why US women’s soccer team isn’t a lock to win World Cup The most women’s soccer talent in history will be on display over the next month at the World Cup in France. That is great news for the sport, but a different kind of challenge for a United States team looking to defend their 2015 World Cup champions...
09:52, 06/07/2019

Women's World Cup 2019: The most important in history The eighth edition of the Women's World Cup has been described as the most important in history. Kicking off in Paris on Friday, the tournament certainly promises to be the best yet....
13:13, 06/07/2019

For These Women, a FIRE That Burns Too Male and Too White Fed up with the bro-heavy archetype of the FIRE trend (“financial independence, retire early”), women are carving out their own niche in the frugal-living movement....
13:13, 06/07/2019

| #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....
13:26, 05/17/2019

Women Sue F.B.I., Claiming Discrimination at Training Academy The women say they were exposed to a hostile work environment, sexual harassment and inappropriate jokes while training to become agents or intelligence analysts....
00:52, 05/30/2019

Law hopes to show who is boss at U.S. Women's Open There is nothing like winning the week before a major to boost one's confidence, and Bronte Law is hoping to strike while the iron is hot and complete a quick double at the U.S. Women's Open this week....
19:00, 05/29/2019

Three Very Rare Games Made By Extraordinary Women The Strong National Museum Of Play’s latest exhibit celebrates the history of women in gaming, so when we visited the museum earlier this year, we knew we had to dive into its archives. We found a few of the rarest, most interesting games designed by...
22:13, 05/29/2019

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...
18:13, 04/28/2019

U.S. women's team right to fight for equality, says Duggan "England forward Toni Duggan has said she supports the U.S. women\u0027s soccer team in their battle for equal pay with their male counterparts but does not think that England\u0027s women players should adopt a similar approach."...
23:52, 06/06/2019

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.”...
18:39, 04/28/2019

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 with life....
02:26, 05/18/2019

Everything sucks so much that we're just airbrushing women presidents into history now In times of trouble, countries tend to retreat into the soothing dreams of a fictional, more glorious past. We see this in nationalist projects throughout history, leaders calling their people to reclaim some sort of lost greatness by hearkening back...
22:39, 05/29/2019

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 Guterres. This accomplishment underscores that, since...
18:39, 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 less than for male-owned businesses....
20:00, 04/28/2019

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 W.N.B.A....
09:52, 05/19/2019

Women In Switzerland Launch Massive Protest Against Pay Gap Several hundred thousand purple-clad protesters blowing whistles, banging pots and pans and brandishing feminist slogans filled the streets of Swiss towns and cities on Friday, as women across the......
07:00, 06/15/2019

Women at war: Backstage heroines in D-Day’s 75th anniversary OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — Women didn’t get much of a mention in the 75th anniversary commemorations of D-Day that focused largely on the fighting exploits of men, yet without them Adolf Hitler wouldn’t have been defeated. ...
16:52, 06/07/2019

What are the 25 lowest paying jobs in the US? Women usually hold them Women dominate 18 of the 25 lowest paying jobs, 24/7 Wall Street finds. They also make up 83% of middle-skill workers earning $30,000 or less.        ...
21:52, 06/05/2019

Keanu Reeves is a gentleman who knows how to keep his hands off women C’mon, Keanu. Just give us a little somethin’. The “John Wick 3” actor has been heaped with praise on social media thanks to a series of images that have surfaced showing Reeves posing with female fans in a consistently respec...
22:39, 06/14/2019

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 earned the moniker “the pregnant runner.”...
20:13, 05/15/2019

Japan holds off Scotland 2-1 at Women’s World Cup RENNES, France (AP) — Mana Iwabuchi had an early goal and then Japan held off a late charge from Scotland for a 2-1 victory on Friday at the Women’s World Cup. Iwabuchi, who was on the Japanese team that won the World Cup in 2011, scored in the...
18:52, 06/14/2019

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 women. Harris’ plan would require companies to...
13:00, 05/20/2019

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. A coincidence?...
18:26, 05/15/2019

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....
01:00, 05/16/2019

Kentucky Women Honored For Suffrage Work MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Markers are being placed across Kentucky telling people about the work of Kentucky women in the suffrage movement. A visit to White Hall tells a story of Kentucky’s history, one that includes ambitious women...
00:13, 05/29/2019

'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 legalese that would define a new reality for wome...
10:26, 05/19/2019

U.S. Women's Open winner will earn $1 million Female golfers will play for a $1 million first prize at this week's U.S. Women's Open, a first even if prize money continues to lag well behind the riches on offer in the men's game....
01:26, 05/29/2019

Fox Sports will stream every Women's World Cup game in 4K Fox Sports offered 4K streams for the 2018 FIFA World Cup last year, but in order to watch them, you had to own a HiSense TV. For the Women's World Cup that begins Friday in France, those higher quality streams will be more readily available. Th...
23:52, 06/05/2019

No driver, no problem for Ariya at U.S. Women's Open A year after narrowly averting what arguably would have been the biggest ever collapse in major golf, defending champion Ariya Jutanugarn arrives at this week's U.S. Women's Open seeking to spark her game back to life....
01:26, 05/29/2019

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 many voices. Izzy, two brown pigtails flying out b...
12:26, 05/19/2019

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....
22:26, 04/28/2019

France's Macron wants 'charismatic' men and women for top EU jobs French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he wanted two women and two men with strong personalities to lead the European Union in the next five years, although he refused to name his favorite candidates at this stage....
01:00, 05/29/2019

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 2020....
05:39, 04/29/2019

CPR mannequins are getting breasts to save women’s lives When it comes to CPR, you gotta get grabbed. That’s why a new product, the Womanikin, is putting boobs on CPR mannequins. They’re not just for show: The altered model aims to combat the disparity between genders receiving CPR from bystand...
21:13, 06/06/2019

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-wrestler’s sudden death last week. The women launch...
00:39, 05/24/2019

Lloyd headlines U.S. women's World Cup roster Carli Lloyd will be back for her fourth FIFA Women's World Cup after United States coach Jill Ellis announced her 23-person roster for the 2019 edition this summer in France....
19:52, 05/02/2019

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....
05:00, 05/03/2019

The Best Sports Bras For Women With Larger Busts Finding a sports bra that doesn’t cut off your circulation but also supports the girls is tough. Especially when it comes to large busts, support is priority number one, and comfort is a close second. No one wants a sports bra that digs into their bo...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Women's hockey stars to boycott pro leagues Women's hockey players said they will boycott playing in professional leagues next season, with sources telling ESPN that the hope is the statement applies pressure on the NHL to support a women's league with financial and infrastructural resources....
19:52, 05/02/2019

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....
16:52, 05/10/2019

FIFA says only 14 women's World Cup matches are sold out World soccer governing body FIFA said on Tuesday that they have allocated a million tickets for the ongoing women's World Cup in France but only 14 of the 52 matches are sold out, countering claims that tickets were selling fast....
16:26, 06/12/2019

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 conditions still at the top of the agenda....
05:00, 05/25/2019

Militiamen in Sudan raped men and women, says eyewitness Demonstrators in Sudan have been demanding a transition to a civilian government. An eyewitness reports on sexual atrocities committed during the dispersal of a sit-in outside the army’s headquarters in Khartoum....
21:39, 06/09/2019

Women's World Cup: Norway and Nigeria are worlds apart Norway beat Nigeria 3-0 at the Women's World Cup on Saturday. The two teams are worlds apart on the field and are also are fighting very different battles in their quest for equality, writes DW's Barbara Mohr in Reims....
21:39, 06/09/2019

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....
17:39, 05/22/2019

Man City seals women’s double with 3-0 FA Cup over West Ham LONDON (AP) — Manchester City completed a domestic women’s double by asserting its supremacy over first-time finalist West Ham in the second half to seal a 3-0 FA Cup final victory at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. After City was frustrated in th...
22:52, 05/04/2019

‘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 Trump’s fans, but these Michigan supporters arrived a...
10:00, 05/10/2019

The Hand of Native American Women, Visible at Last The role of women art-makers in Native communities has gone widely ignored. Now a bold museum show, by and for these women, is shining a light on 1,000 years of their art....
16:13, 05/31/2019

How a Reporter Speaks to Women About Their Most Personal Experiences Pam Belluck, a science reporter for The Times, recently discussed her reporting on surgical advancements for women who have experienced female genital cutting....
19:39, 06/03/2019

Why it's OK that the U.S. women ran up the score in 13-0 World Cup win against Thailand The U.S. women's soccer team routed Thailand 13-0 in World Cup opener, prompting backlash against such a large win.       ...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Number of women in work at 72% record high Women are fast becoming as likely as men to go out to work, as the rising state pension age forces more to postpone retirement, official figures reveal today....
16:13, 06/11/2019

Martha Plimpton: ‘I am terrified for the women of my country’ The former teen star on being born into an acting dynasty, her anger at the abortion ban in Alabama and the trouble with American cinemaMartha Plimpton is an American actor who made her name as a teenager in films such as The Mosquito Coast and Runni...
19:00, 06/01/2019

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 Economic Club of Washington, D.C., Silver said two of...
04:52, 05/10/2019

Study says women are underrepresented in top animation jobs LOS ANGELES — Women make up roughly half of all executives in animation, but a study released Monday says the numbers fall significantly when it comes to female directors and other leadership roles in the industry. The study by the USC Annenberg Incl...
03:52, 06/11/2019

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 team who lifted the trophy in 2015....
22:39, 05/02/2019

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 straight Women’s World Cup, we now know the squad that wi...
12:00, 05/03/2019

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 touched a gun instead, she did not startle. This w...
09:26, 05/09/2019

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....
17:52, 05/06/2019

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....
12:39, 05/25/2019

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 novels....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Fighting to protect women at work | Letters Signatories including Helen Pankhurst, Sadiq Khan and Harriet Harman say the International Labour Conference in Geneva presents an opportunity to end violence and harassment against women, and call on the UK government to use its influence wiselyOver...
20:13, 06/09/2019

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 about the spiritual leader of the secretive upstate N...
02:13, 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....
20:26, 05/05/2019

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.During an election rally in Caltanissetta, Gaia Par...
21:13, 05/03/2019

France v Norway: Women's World Cup – live! Updates from the Group A match kicking off at 8pm BSTYou can email Jacob here or tweet him hereSearch for female Mbappé hots up in Paris suburbsGolden boot standings: the top scorers at France 2019 7.54pm BST The teams are out. Time for the anthems! ...
21:13, 06/12/2019

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....
19:39, 05/24/2019

Brazil v Jamaica: Women's World Cup - live! Minute-by-minute updates from the game in Grenoble10 young players to watch from the Women’s World CupSend your emails to Nick here or tweet him @NickMiller79 3.19pm BST Cracking game, this. Cristiane’s goal was top drawer, the perfect header from a ...
16:39, 06/09/2019

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 the four best athletes who hope to represent the ...
10:13, 05/05/2019

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 , saying that while she’s making progress, she need...
22:26, 05/24/2019

2 Canadian women abducted in Ghana have been rescued ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Authorities say two Canadian women who were abducted earlier this month in Ghana have been rescued. Ghana’s information ministry says the rescue operation was completed early Wednesday in the south-central Ashanti region. No...
11:26, 06/12/2019

USA v Thailand: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! USA will not find it easy in a talent-packed World CupHope Solo: If you’re not nervous, you don’t care enough to winWomen’s World Cup team guides: USA and ThailandGroup F: Chile v Sweden resumes after weather delay – live!Tweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham...
22:26, 06/11/2019

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 women's sex toy Osé....
21:00, 05/08/2019

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.        ...
20:13, 05/10/2019

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 Morrow was pronounced dead at 9:38 p.m. Thursday follow...
04:52, 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: women....
21:00, 05/10/2019

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....
21:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. Women’s Open: Former Duke Teammates Tie for Third-Round Lead Yu Liu of China and Celine Boutier of France, who helped the Blue Devils win the 2014 N.C.A.A. title, are at seven under par, a shot ahead of three others, including Lexi Thompson....
02:26, 06/02/2019

Liu, Boutier head crowded leaderboard at U.S. Women's Open China's Yu Liu joined Celine Boutier of France at the top of a crowded U.S. Women's Open leaderboard after the third round at Charleston, South Carolina on Saturday....
04:26, 06/02/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 15: Scotland Shelley Kerr has proven winners in her squad and, if they avoid injuries, Scotland could be a surprise package in FranceThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organ...
13:00, 06/03/2019

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 back to help pitcher Taylor McQuillin pick up the ...
13:00, 05/25/2019

U.S. Women’s Open: A South Korean has the Winning Number Jeongeun Lee6, who had a numeral added to her name because she was the sixth Jeongeun Lee on the South Korean tour, prevailed by two shots to win the event’s first $1 million check....
02:26, 06/03/2019

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....
11:26, 05/25/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 14: Argentina It’s been 12 years since Argentina’s last World Cup, the team were disbanded not all that long ago, and they enter the tournament short of preparationThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation betwee...
14:52, 06/02/2019

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....
15:26, 05/23/2019

| WATCH: Infantino not aware of women getting less TV exposure in soccer FIFA President Gianni Infantino has vowed to look further into television exposure of the 2019 Women's World Cup. The competition in France starts on Friday....
22:26, 06/05/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 11: Brazil Marta is set to play in her last World Cup but this squad has fallen behind the best teams in the worldThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the...
21:52, 06/01/2019

Accused gym perv too handsome to force himself on women: lawyer Well that’s a novel defense. Lawyers for an Upper West Side gym owner on trial for sexually abusing two clients argued Wednesday that the defendant is so good-looking he wouldn’t need to force himself on women. “He’s in great shape, he’s a handsome g...
02:13, 05/30/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 13: England The beaten semi-finalists four years ago have a new manager but a similarly flexible approach This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 count...
02:00, 06/02/2019

| 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....
17:13, 05/23/2019

Soccer: Argentina name nine professionals in women's World Cup squad Argentina announced its squad for the women's World Cup on Wednesday, with coach Carlos Borrello calling up nine professional players and drafting in the rest from the country's domestic amateur league....
15:00, 05/23/2019

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, from Irbil, Iraq for resettlement around France. A g...
02:26, 05/24/2019

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 begins play June 11), the WNBA starts its 2019 seaso...
22:39, 05/24/2019

England v New Zealand: women's international friendly – live! Live updates from Amex Stadium, 1pm (BST) kick-offGeorgia Stanway: ‘It’s been a whirlwind. I don’t think it’s real’Feel free to email Nick or tweet @NickMiller79 1.23pm BST 23 mins: After a short corner didn’t entirely work, the ball comes back out t...
14:39, 06/01/2019

Daily strides may mean longer life for older women (Reuters Health) - Older women who get in enough steps each day to walk the equivalent of about two miles - far less than the five-mile goal set by many Americans - might still live longer than their less active counterparts, a U.S. study suggests....
00:00, 05/30/2019

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....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Bill Cosby drops defamation countersuit against 7 women Bill Cosby has dropped a defamation countersuit against seven women who accused the convicted felon of sexual assault, according to court documents filed Friday....
12:13, 06/01/2019

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. That will change on Saturday, when the company a...
16:13, 05/24/2019

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....
19:13, 05/24/2019

Lightning strikes tree near clubhouse at US Women’s Open CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Lightning struck a large tree near the Country Club of Charleston clubhouse Friday during a weather delay at the U.S. Women’s Open. Fans, players and staffers were mostly cleared of the course when a larg...
02:39, 06/01/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 6: China The PSG forward Wang Shuang is the star of this team but Jia Xiuquan has a surprisingly small pool of players to choose fromThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media o...
19:13, 05/29/2019

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        ...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Soccer: U.S. women's team right to fight for equality, says Duggan England forward Toni Duggan has said she supports the U.S. women's soccer team in their battle for equal pay with their male counterparts but does not think that England's women players should adopt a similar approach....
11:52, 06/06/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 5: Germany Two-time winners Germany are in a period of transition – will there be a return to former glories or another early exit?This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organ...
10:39, 05/29/2019

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....
05:00, 05/25/2019

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 squad, which also won its sixth Champions League cr...
23:26, 05/18/2019

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....
03:00, 05/24/2019

'Is it too much to ask?' Matildas take fight to Fifa over fair Women's World Cup pay PFA demands an immediate doubling of prize moneyCurrently women playing for 7.5% of men’s purseThe chasm that exists between men’s and women’s pay in football has been addressed by the World Cup-bound Matildas, who have taken their claim for gender e...
07:39, 06/04/2019

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 Friday told lawyers for the ACLU of North Carolin...
02:13, 05/25/2019

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 to pay the neighborhood shopkeeper 15 Afghanis (2...
23:13, 05/20/2019

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....
21:39, 05/18/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 12: Jamaica The Reggae Girlz – led by 2018 Guardian Footballer of the Year Khadija ‘Bunny’ Shaw – have made history just by reaching the tournament This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the ...
14:39, 06/01/2019

Women’s prize winner Tayari Jones: ‘Before this, I had never won a raffle’ An American Marriage is a story about the traumatic effect of injustice on a black family in the US. But it might never have been published if it wasn’t for the intervention of a mystery author‘I’m a person,” says Tayari Jones, the morning after carr...
18:26, 06/09/2019

England must win women's World Cup to support equal pay talks England must first win the women's World Cup before they can start a discussion on equal pay with their male counterparts, Lionesses forward Fran Kirby said....
10:39, 05/29/2019

No distractions for U.S. team ahead of women's World Cup defense Defending champions the United States are in their own private 'bubble', shutting out any distraction ahead of the women's World Cup starting in France on Friday, and loving it....
18:39, 06/06/2019

| Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence against women....
08:26, 06/04/2019

Women who beat Serena, Osaka in Paris are quickly gone Beating 23-time major champion Serena Williams or No. 1-ranked Naomi Osaka at the French Open was one thing. Following up those upsets with other victories two days later was entirely something else for Sofia Kenin and Katerina Siniakova....
14:26, 06/04/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 18: Cameroon Cameroon, with a solid blend of youth and experience, will hope to improve on their 2015 performanceThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24...
16:13, 06/04/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 17: Canada Canada have a world class star in Christine Sinclair but she needs help if they are to go far in FranceThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the...
16:13, 06/04/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 10: Italy Le Azzurre were impressive in qualifying and have high hopes of reaching the knockout stages for the first time since 1991This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media org...
13:39, 05/31/2019

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....
06:00, 05/21/2019

South African president’s new cabinet is 50 percent women JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s president on Wednesday named a trimmed-down Cabinet that is 50 percent women, making the country’s one of few in the world to be “gender-balanced.” President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement followed similar moves by Ethio...
19:00, 05/30/2019

Soccer: No more hand-me-downs for Scotland's women, says Jones When Rhonda Jones won the first of her 117 caps, women's football was so neglected in Scotland that the national side were forced to wear cast-off uniforms from the men's team....
19:26, 06/04/2019

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......
15:26, 05/22/2019

First All-Women IAF Crew Fly Mi-17 Helicopter In Battle Training Mission Three women Indian Air Force officers from Punjab were part of the country's first all-women crew to fly a medium lift helicopter Mi-17 V5 on Monday....
20:13, 05/27/2019

Argentines protest violence against women in large marches BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Thousands of Argentines have taken to the streets of the country’s capital to protest violence against women. Monday’s march coincides with the fourth anniversary of the founding of the activist group Ni Una...
02:00, 06/04/2019

Quarantine at Michigan women’s prison after scabies outbreak YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Officials say a new scabies outbreak at Michigan’s only prison for women led to a quarantine at the facility so inmates could get treatment. The Michigan Department of Corrections confirmed Tuesday that a residential uni...
17:39, 05/22/2019

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.        ...
20:13, 05/22/2019

NDA, Grand Alliance Fielded 9 Women Candidates In Bihar; Only 3 Won The ruling NDA and the opposition grand alliance in Bihar had fielded women in less than a quarter of the total number of 40 Lok Sabha seats in the state and out of them, only three emerged......
12:00, 05/27/2019

These Hidden Women Helped Invent Chaos Theory Two programmers played a key role in developing chaos theory and the famous butterfly effect, but they've been left out of virtually all accounts of the work....
15:00, 05/26/2019

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 Taylor, said Dressbarn has not been operating at an ...
18:39, 05/21/2019

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 individual honours, placing third in the prestigious BBC wo...
11:13, 05/22/2019

#KuToo no more! Japanese women take stand against high heels A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement....
08:39, 06/04/2019

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 together....
10:26, 05/22/2019

Uneven USA beat Mexico 3-0 in Women's World Cup send-off Americans play final warm-up before flying out to EuropeHeath, Pugh and Press on scoresheet for USWNTTobin Heath was gifted a goal by a goalkeeper error early in the first half, Mallory Pugh and Christen Press scored late in the second and the United...
23:26, 05/26/2019

| 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....
12:13, 05/22/2019

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 her final hole. Here’s more from Tuesday night...
06:13, 05/22/2019

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 on social media that she was leaving Tennessee. Col...
02:13, 05/22/2019

US women beat Mexico 3-0 in unimpressive World Cup send-off HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Tobin Heath was gifted a goal by a goalkeeper error early in the first half, Mallory Pugh and Christen Press scored late in the second and the United States beat Mexico 3-0 Sunday in a World Cup send-off match that for much of t...
21:52, 05/26/2019

Higa wrestles first-round lead at U.S. Women's Open Japan's Mamiko Higa, feeding off encouragement from her sumo wrestler fiance, sizzled on her U.S. Women's Open debut, wielding a hot putter on a scorching morning to take the clubhouse lead with a six-under-par 65 on Thursday....
02:52, 05/31/2019

EKU Women’s Basketball Announces Additions To 2019-20 Team EKU Athletics RICHMOND, Ky. – New EKU women’s basketball head coach Samantha Williams announced the addition of five new players to the team for the 2019-20 season. Menifee County High School all-state forward Emma Hacker was the first recruit ...
03:26, 05/31/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 1: France Corinne Diacre has a very strong squad at her disposal but can they cope with the pressure on home soil?This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from th...
10:13, 05/27/2019

Opinion: Why this World Cup will show how investing in women pays off Although the U.S. women continue to fight U.S. Soccer over discrimination ahead of the World Cup, investment in the game is coming from elsewhere.        ...
00:13, 05/31/2019

16 women allege discrimination at FBI training academy in lawsuit The lawsuit alleges that over 100 female trainees encountered discrimination at Quantico, and that the FBI "allowed the Good Old Boy Network to flourish," NBC News reports....
18:52, 05/30/2019

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 than women. Harris’ plan would require comp...
23:00, 05/20/2019

8 American women, children captured with ISIS return to US BEIRUT — A Kurdish official in northern Syria says local authorities there have transferred eight American women and children who were captured with the Islamic State group back to the U.S. Abdulkarim Omar says the group includes two women and six ch...
16:00, 06/05/2019

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 speaker was accused of sexually harassing fans and st...
05:13, 05/23/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 4: Nigeria The Super Falcons, with star players such as Asisat Oshoala and Desire Oparanozie, have finally been backed by the NFFThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organis...
19:13, 05/28/2019

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 the co-founder Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and...
20:13, 05/21/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 7: Spain The coach Jorge Vilda has left star player Vero Boquete at home and may struggle to get past the last-16 stageThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations f...
10:52, 05/30/2019

England v Denmark: women's international friendly – live! International football updates from the 1pm BST kick-offFran Kirby: ‘Two semis we lost still hurt – we’ll use it as motivation’And you can email Alex here or tweet him here 1.22pm BST 21 mins: A first glimpse of Parris, who tracks back to steal the b...
14:39, 05/25/2019

Golf: Lee6 stands alone as U.S. Women's Open champion Lee Jeong-eun had a '6' added to her surname on the Korean women's golf tour to differentiate her from the five others that joined the circuit before her....
05:00, 06/03/2019

South Korea’s Jeongeun Lee6 is No. 1 at US Women’s Open CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jeongeun Lee6 is No. 1 at the U.S. Women’s Open. The 23-year-old South Korean shot a 1-under 70 on Sunday, enduring some shaky moments after opening up a three-stroke lead with three to play to hold off third-round co-le...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Sixteen women sue FBI claiming 'good old boy' training discrimination: NYT Sixteen women filed a lawsuit against the FBI on Wednesday, claiming sexual discrimination and accusing it of running "a good old boy network" in its training program, the New York Times reported....
10:26, 05/30/2019

'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’ Wilshire Boulevard is the place where the people ...
13:39, 05/25/2019

The Democratic Party Does a Lousy Job Protecting Black Women “Why are you wearing all black?” I asked my friend, noticing her wearing a long sleeve black shirt, black jeans and black sneakers in the 1,000-degree Arizona heat despite being in an air-conditioned convention hall....
20:13, 06/05/2019

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 first USGA title. The 54-year-old Swede earned $180,...
03:13, 05/20/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 16: Japan Asako Takakura’s side are not as strong as when they won it in 2011 and quite goal-shy so struggle when they go behindThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organis...
18:26, 06/03/2019

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 sub-group in the population. And they are more likel...
16:39, 05/25/2019

Men are suing women who accused them of harassment. Will it stop others from speaking out? A series of high-profile defamation cases have been brought against women in response to the outpouring of sexual misconduct allegations in the wake of #MeToo, and women's rights activists say they could have a chilling effect on the movement's futur...
13:13, 06/05/2019

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 and other women, including TV actress Allison Mack, ...
22:13, 05/20/2019

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 Saturday."...
22:00, 05/25/2019

FIFA and AFD to promote women's soccer in Africa: Infantino FIFA and the French Development Agency (AFD) have pledged ahead of the June 7-July 7 World Cup in France to promote women's soccer in Africa on a long-term basis, the governing body's president Gianni Infantino said on Tuesday....
02:13, 06/05/2019

‘I’ve had to be patient’: Staniforth’s tough road to Women’s World Cup Birmingham midfielder has had to deal with two cruciate injuries, a tumultuous club career and the tragic early death of her brother while at Sheffield WednesdayPicking up the ball from Jodie Taylor, Lucy Staniforth skipped to the edge of the D, look...
10:13, 06/05/2019

Women to play Shakespeare's kings in new Globe productions As the debate surrounding casting and who should get to play which characters continues, at the Globe in London they’re casting women as Shakespeare’s kings....
19:13, 06/03/2019

Three Lions song gets feminist revamp for Women's World Cup New version of song also known as Football’s Coming Home aims to inspire public support for teamDavid Baddiel and Frank Skinner’s football song Three Lions has been rewritten as a feminist anthem to cheer on England’s women team in next month’s World...
05:39, 05/28/2019

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 stopped the pair Tuesday afternoon at the Interstate...
00:39, 05/23/2019

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....
02:13, 05/23/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 3: Norway Norway are missing Ada Hegerberg but the squad has enough quality to reach the semis if the defence performsThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations fro...
12:00, 05/28/2019

Odisha Sets A Precedent, 33 Per Cent Of Its Parliamentarians Are Women Odisha has set a precedent for other states in the country. Thirty three per cent of the total lawmakers elected from the state to the 17th Lok Sabha are women and Odisha is the only state to achieve......
15:39, 05/31/2019

UA Women’s Golf’s Ianello named co-Pac-12 Coach of Year TUCSON – Arizona Wildcats head coach Laura Ianello earned Pac-12 Women’s Golf Co-Coach of the Year, the league announced Tuesday.  Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast on News 4 Tucson: Ianello split the honors with first-ye...
10:13, 06/05/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 19: New Zealand After a tumultuous 2018 New Zealand arrive in France with a spring in their step and several stars back in the foldThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisati...
11:00, 06/05/2019

Historical Markers Honor Women Who Led The Way During Suffrage Movement MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Next year marks the 100th anniversary of women getting the right to vote in the united states. So here in Kentucky we are honoring the women who led the way during the suffrage movement with historical markers. Wh...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Men are afraid to mentor women after #MeToo and it hurts us all: study Men are scared of women now. LeanIn.org and SurveyMonkey’s new #MentorHer poll reveals Friday that 60% of male managers report feeling “too nervous” about being accused of harassment to interact with women in “common workplace...
22:00, 05/17/2019

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.        ...
08:26, 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 pulls into the car park just outside Wembley stad...
12:26, 05/06/2019

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 and knickers. He doesn’t know that I know. This cam...
14:13, 05/06/2019

Opinion: US women owe no apologies for celebrating 13-0 blowout of Thailand The U.S. women beat Thailand 13-0 in its World Cup opener. How's that any different than a college football team running up the score?       ...
01:39, 06/12/2019

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 billion-pound empire...
13:26, 05/07/2019

Women’s World Cup Live Updates: USA vs. Thailand Score Live updates and analysis from the United States women's soccer team's first World Cup game, against Thailand, from Times reporters at Tuesday's match in Reims, France....
21:13, 06/11/2019

Chile v Sweden: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup team guides: Sweden and ChileEmail Beau with your thoughts or tweet him @duresport 4.09pm BST Just warmed up the vocal chords for Chile v Sweden commentary by belting out “Wind Beneath My Wings”. Apologies to all I’ve offended ins...
17:26, 06/11/2019

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 methamphetamine. Bulloch County Sheriff’s Investigator ...
10:13, 05/08/2019

New Zealand v Netherlands: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup Group E updates from the at 2pm BST gameEngland will go far if we can repeat first half, says BronzeEmail Jacob here or tweet @JacobSteinberg 2.43pm BST 42 min: It’s been a decent half, but both teams need a sharper edge in the fina...
15:52, 06/11/2019

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 their professor, Dorothy Garrod, led them through...
19:00, 05/05/2019

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 future of football is feminine,” pledged Sepp Blatter ...
11:52, 05/05/2019

Women's World Cup: US re-write the record books with 13-0 win over Thailand Records tumbled as the US opened their World Cup defense with a 13-0 win vs. Thailand. Alex Morgan scored a record-equaling five goals for the Americans, who clocked up the biggest margin of victory in World Cup history....
07:13, 06/12/2019

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....
12:39, 05/03/2019

Cavaliers hire Cal women's coach Gottlieb to staff Lindsay Gottlieb has become the first women's collegiate head coach to join an NBA team, leaving Cal-Berkeley to join John Beilein's staff with the Cleveland Cavaliers....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Germany v Spain: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the 5pm BST kick-off in ValenciennesKirby fears VAR handball law is cynical way to win penaltiesEmail Simon here. Or tweet @Simon_Burnton 4.12pm BST Here are the teams in textual form:Germany: Schult, Hendrich, Hegering, Doorsoun, Gwinn...
17:26, 06/12/2019

I'm Teresa Younger, President of the Ms. Foundation for Women, and This Is How I Work “At the Ms. Foundation for Women, we believe in a just and safe world where power and possibility are not limited by gender, race, class, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or age,” says foundation president and CEO Teresa Younger, quoti...
15:39, 06/12/2019

Nigeria v South Korea: Women's World Cup – live! Live coverage from the 2pm kick-off in Group AGolden boot standings: France 2019’s top scorersSearch for female Mbappé hots up in Paris suburbsAnd you can email Ed here or tweet him here 1.04pm BST Welcome. It’s a massive day if you are fans of Niger...
14:13, 06/12/2019

2 Canadian women rescued from kidnappers in Ghana, officials say The two women were rescued early Wednesday in the south-central Ashanti region, Ghanaian government officials said. They did not provide any additional details....
13:52, 06/12/2019

‘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....
19:52, 05/03/2019

Women's World Cup: US rewrite the record books with 13-0 win over Thailand Records tumbled as the US opened their World Cup defense with a 13-0 win vs. Thailand. Alex Morgan scored a record-equaling five goals for the Americans, who clocked up the biggest margin of victory in World Cup history....
11:13, 06/12/2019

Families of missing indigenous women march in Oklahoma CONCHO, Okla. (AP) — Families and friends of missing or slain American Indian women and girls are again calling for justice for their loved ones. About 200 people gathered Friday near the headquarters of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes in Concho, Okl...
02:39, 06/15/2019

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. Christiansen, a midfielder with Lyon, underwent surge...
14:52, 05/08/2019

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....
21:26, 05/09/2019

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....
05:13, 05/10/2019

Argentina v Japan: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Keep up with all the action from 5pm BST matchWomen’s World Cup team guides: Argentina and JapanFeel free to email Jacob or to tweet: @JacobSteinberg 4.12pm BST Argentina: Correa; Gomez, Barroso, Cometti, Stabile; Banini, Bravo, Benitez, Mayorga, Bo...
17:39, 06/10/2019

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 among 23 players named on Friday. Veteran forward...
11:39, 05/10/2019

Neglect of Syrian women, children documented in new D.C. exhibit A new exhibit, a series of 25 paintings and two installations, provides a window into the lives of Syrian women and children forced to flee their homeland....
14:26, 06/10/2019

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 patriarchs....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Mob Tries To Force Women Dancers To Strip In Assam, 2 Arrested A mob of over 500 men allegedly tried to force woman dancers of a troupe to strip during a cultural programme in Assam's Kamrup district, following which police arrested two persons involved in the......
08:00, 06/10/2019

England v Scotland: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Minute-by-minute updates from the 17.00 BST kick-offBronze: ‘I scored a couple of goals and my life changed overnight’Send your emails to Gregg here or tweet him @GreggBakowski 5.06pm BST 6 min: England put a very classy move together down the right,...
18:26, 06/09/2019

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....
19:13, 05/09/2019

Germany: Two women injured in 'homophobic incident' in Berlin Police say a man has insulted and injured two women in an apparent homophobic attack. The incident comes after an assault on a lesbian couple in London received international attention....
18:13, 06/10/2019

| 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....
18:26, 05/09/2019

Prison: Tow truck driver assaulted women who called for tow A tow truck driver has been sentenced to six years in prison after being convicted of sexually assaulting three women who had called him to tow their cars....
04:39, 06/11/2019

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 could make the argument that Game of Thrones was a ste...
18:26, 05/08/2019

Geena Davis will be taking the GLOW women to the mat for season 3 It looks like the Gorgeous Ladies Of Wrestling will get their first taste of Vegas glamour when they meet their new entertainment director in the third season of GLOW . Per a recent press release from Netflix, Academy award-winning actress Geena Davi...
01:52, 06/11/2019

Women are underrepresented in top animation jobs, new study shows Women make up about half of all executives in animation but few have leadership roles in the movie industry.        ...
00:52, 06/11/2019

CES organizers apologize, returns award to women’s startup SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The group that organizes the annual CES gadget show has reinstated a prestigious award and apologized to makers of a robotic “personal massager” for women. An independent panel of judges had selected Lora DiCarlo̵...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Almost half the NCAA’s athletes are women. It needs to make a stand for them. As it has on other social issues in the past, college sports’ governing body should stop staging championships in states with restrictive abortion laws....
23:26, 06/10/2019

Canada v Cameroon: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Keep up with all the action from the 8pm BST matchWomen’s World Cup team guides: Canada and CameroonFeel free to email Ben or to tweet: @benfisherj 8.02pm BST 1 min: Canada win an early corner, there is bit of argy-bargy between Fleming and Yango, bu...
21:13, 06/10/2019

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...
18:26, 05/09/2019

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 professor of information sciences and technology at the ...
00:26, 05/12/2019