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Suspect Held in Teacher’s Killing as U.K. Women Demand Safer Streets

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here LONDON — A suspect has been arrested in the killing of Sabina Nessa, a 28-year-old teacher whose body was discovered in a London park last week, reigniting outrage over violence against women in Britain. A vigil is planned......

68 Women Who Called Out Sexist Things That Are Still Blatantly Accepted (New Pics)

IA
Laura Bates, the founder of the Everyday Sexism Project, says that it seems to be increasingly difficult to talk about sexism, equality, and women’s rights in a society that perceives to have achieved gender equality. “In this ‘liberal’, ‘modern’ age, to complain about everyday sexism or suggest that you are......

I am [person], hear me roar — the ACLU’s Orwellian editing of RBG to erase women

NYPost
Karol Markowicz In the latest move to make the female sex disappear, the ACLU altered a Ruth Bader Ginsburg quote, on the anniversary of her death, to remove any mention of women. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n......

100 Influential Black Women in Sports: Minorities in Sports Business founder Shaina Wiel

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTgzODkwNDEzOTMxNzM0MTc3/100blackwomen_1.jpg Naya Samuel Sports Illustrated and Empower Onyx are putting the spotlight on the diverse journeys of Black women across sports—from the veteran athletes, to up-and-coming stars, coaches, executives and more—in the series, Elle-evate: 100 Influential Black Women in Sports. For Shaina Wiel, it all started with a small group chat.......

Job training program helps women bake a brighter future

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Job training program helps women bake a brighter future – CBS News Watch CBSN Live “Together We Bake,” a nonprofit in Virginia, is using baking to teach women in need about business, ownership and being part of a team.......

‘Dismal’ representation of women in sports media, study finds

ESPN
Editor’s note: Richard Lapchick is a human rights activist, pioneer for racial equality, expert on sports issues, scholar and author. For the first time since 2018 — a period of time that included a pandemic, a polarizing presidential election and the 2020-21 racial reckoning — The Institute for Diversity and......

Texas abortion law pushes women to clinics elsewhere

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Texas abortion law pushes women to clinics elsewhere – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Texas’ near-total abortion ban has forced women to seek clinics in other states. Some clinics say they can’t keep up with demand. Janet Shamlian reports.......

A Harsh New Reality for Afghan Women and Girls in Taliban-Run Schools

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here KABUL, Afghanistan — The director of a girls’ school in Kabul desperately wants to learn details of the Taliban’s plan for girls’ education. But she can’t attend the weekly Taliban committee meetings on education. They are for men......

Japan PM candidates differ on same-sex, women rights issues

Reuters
TOKYO, Sept 18 (Reuters) – Candidates to become Japan’s next prime minister all said they would have better policies to fight the pandemic and reduce the income gap during television debates on Friday, but they were split on diversity issues from same-sex marriage to married couples having separate surnames. Whoever......

Michaela Onyenwere Has Surpassed Expectations

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTgzODkyMDIwMjQ5NTAzNDMz/gettyimages-1326170222-2.jpg Ben Pickman Steven Ryan/Getty Images Each Thursday this season, Sports Illustrated’s Ben Pickman is diving deep into the WNBA story lines you need to know. Michaela Onyenwere and some of her Liberty teammates sat in Arthur Ashe Stadium, the site of the U.S. Open, watching last Thursday as 19-year-old......

Why men are lagging behind women in college enrollment

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Why men are lagging behind women in college enrollment – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Ron Lieber, author of “The Price You Pay For College,” joins “CBS Mornings” to discuss what’s behind the gender gap at colleges and universities.......

Extended interview: Malala Yousafzai on the future of women under Taliban rule

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Extended interview: Malala Yousafzai on the future of women under Taliban rule – CBS News Watch CBSN Live “CBS Evening News” anchor and managing editor Norah O’Donnell spoke with Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai about the future of......

U.S. Soccer offers men, women identical deals

ESPN
The U.S. Soccer Federation announced on Tuesday that it has offered the respective player unions for the U.S. women’s national team and the U.S. men’s side identical proposals for a new collective bargaining agreement. In a statement, the USSF said that this was done with the goal of aligning the......

Walker’s Legacy launches 3-city Women Who Enterprise accelerator program

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Signature development program to help minority women professionals and entrepreneurs in Birmingham, Rochester and Washington, DC   www.WalkersLegacy.com WASHINGTON – Sept. 14, 2021 – — As the start of National Small Business Week begins, Walker’s Legacy Foundation has launched its signature business development program, Women Who Enterprise in multiple U.S. cities.......

Best Mature Dating Apps and Sites for Better Mature Women Dating Experience

ClevelandScene
Mature dating has been on the rise all these days among people over the age of 40. Comparing to senior dating, mature dating is much friendlier to a younger age group who admire older men and older women. And it gets more and more popular among mature people for quite......

Afghan women hit back at Taliban with #DoNotTouchMyClothes campaign

BBC
Type “Afghan traditional clothes” into Google and you will be overwhelmed at the sight of multi-coloured cultural dresses. Each one is unique, with handmade embroidery and heavy designs, small mirrors placed carefully around the chest, skirts long and pleated, perfect for twirling during “Attan” or Afghanistan’s national dance. Some women......

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