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Duchess of Sussex urges women to challenge leaders

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Image copyright Duchess of Sussex/PA Media The Duchess of Sussex has urged young women to “push” humanity in a “more inclusive” direction. Speaking to a gender equality summit, Meghan called on delegates to challenge “lawmakers, leaders and executives” and make them “uncomfortable”. She said this discomfort would “create the conditions......
BBC - Business

Will women have to work harder after the pandemic?

BBC
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-53363253 Image copyright THB Brazil Image caption Simone Ramos says women are trying to work “double shifts” Like many successful career women, Simone Ramos feels she’s had to work harder than any man to get to the top. A high-flying executive and risk manager for global insurance group THB in......
ESPN

What are Kara Lawson’s five biggest priorities as Duke’s new head coach?

ESPN
9:20 AM ET Mechelle VoepelESPN.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. Duke women’s basketball wanted Kara Lawson years ago. In the late 1990s, the school was in......
Cleveland Scene

Western Reserve Historical Society to Host Virtual Event to Launch ‘Women & Politics’ Exhibit

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click to enlarge At noon on Wednesday, July 22, the Western Reserve Historical Society will present a virtual Fred Walk program based on its new exhibit, Women & Politics. Guests will first learn about the historic struggle for voting rights and then discuss the issues faced by voters today as......
BBC World

Man Utd Women: How they built a top-four WSL side in two years

BBC
Manchester United paraded the Women’s Championship trophy at Old Trafford following the 2018-19 season Manchester United had been without a women’s team for 13 years when the side was eventually re-formed in 2018 – but they’re making up for lost time, needing just two seasons to become the fourth best......
BBC USA

The women who can’t get an abortion in lockdown

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption More than a million abortions in India have been “compromised” by the lockdown, research says. India’s grinding national coronavirus lockdown complicated life for women trying to access safe abortions, and now cities are bringing back restrictions, reports Menaka Rao. In the last week of......
New York Times - Politics

Trump vs. the Women Who Lead Michigan: A Battle With 2020 Implications

New York Times
LANSING, Mich. — Beyond being the women leading Michigan’s state government, Gretchen Whitmer, Dana Nessel and Jocelyn Benson have a lot in common. All three are Democratic lawyers and part of Generation X, with long lists of accomplishments. Ms. Whitmer was the first woman to lead the Democratic caucus in......
CBS US News

Which women are being considered to be Joe Biden’s running mate?

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Joe Biden’s search for a running mate is underway. Based on CBS News’ reporting, the Biden campaign is vetting the following women to potentially be the first female vice president. The vetting process may look a little different this......
BBC - Politics

Government says sorry to women ‘ignored’ by doctors

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNadine Dorries has apologised to women, calling for a “quicker and more compassionate way” to address harm to patients. The health minister has apologised to hundreds of women, and their children and families, failed by healthcare professionals after expressing concerns about medical......
Politico.com

For Black women mayors, rising national profiles come with political risk

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “There’s always added pressure on Black mayors dealing with public safety issues,” said Michael Nutter, the former mayor of Philadelphia. “Because you’re caught in the middle — Black communities want to be safe but they don’t want to be abused.......
New York Post

Women attack Canadian Black Lives Matter protesters with hockey stick

NYPost
Two women in Canada were filmed attacking protesters with a hockey stick at a Black and Indigenous Lives Matter rally on Saturday. Winnipeg police said they are investigating the attack on a black man andn a indigenous woman at the protest outside the Manitoba Legislature grounds, according to the Winnipeg......
In the News

Women Come In With Their Self-Done Makeup And Get It Professionally Redone (38 Pics)

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A dab of mascara, a hint of blush, and you’re ready to roll with that homemade makeup look. Most often, it’s stunning as it is, but in the world of makeup, god is in the details. And one Russian make-up artist Julia Ismailova is showing what a day and night......
Politico.com

Republicans in danger of losing huge portion of their women senators

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “I’m a suburban, college-educated woman, so this is my demographic,” McSally said. “I’ve given my life to serve others, to break barriers for others … to stand up against discriminating policies like my eight-year battle in the Pentagon over the......
Sports Illustrated - NFL

WNBA Jerseys to Include Names of Women Killed

Sports Illustrated
The WNBA and WNBPA agreed to feature the names of women who have died in connection to police brutality and racial violence on players’ jerseys when the season begins later this month. Among the women honored will be Breonna Taylor, who was killed by police in Louisville in March, and Sandra......
New York Post

Why the majority of women want to be their own boss

NYPost
Three-quarters of women aspire to open their own business, according to new research. A new survey of 9,000 women across 15 countries, including 2,000 women in the US, found that globally, the majority (72 percent) aspire to open their own business — of those, 50 percent don’t yet have a......
Politico.com

Italy’s problem with working women made worse by coronavirus

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here That was before the coronavirus pandemic shut schools and threw family life into chaos, with responsibility for juggling child care and professional demands falling mostly on mothers. “The lockdown has had very serious consequences on the women who have found......
CBS US News

2 women injured when car drives through Seattle protest area

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Two women were hospitalized early Saturday after a car drove through a protest-related closure on an interstate in Seattle, authorities said. One of the women is in critical condition while the other is in stable condition, the Seattle Fire......

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