Feb 07

NFL Will Require Interviews of Women for League Executive Positions

NFL Will Require Interviews of Women for League Executive Positions
The announcement — in front of a group that included his wife, Jane Skinner Goodell; former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice; the tennis champion Billie Jean King and others — came at the N.F.L.'s first Women's Summit, days before the Super Bowl …
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Asking Women To Avoid Pregnancy Is Absurd, Even In The Face Of Zika
Whose responsibility is it to stop Zika? The largely mosquito-borne virus has spread to more than 20 countries and territories in the Americas since it arrived in Brazil about a year ago, and there's concern that it's threatening the fetuses of …
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Model Robyn Lawley: 'Telling women they're plus-size is wrong'
'Telling women that they're “plus-size” is sending the wrong message – that there is something wrong with them. If we continue to use that term, which was created by the fashion industry, we are segregating huge numbers of women,' she says. 'We should …
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England women beat South Africa in weather-hit ODI
Thunder, lightning and rain could not stop England from beating South Africa in their first one-day international under new coach Mark Robinson. Opener Trisha Chetty hit 90 for the Proteas after they won the toss in Benoni, but Anya Shrubsole's 4-29 …
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Dec 28

Latest Women News

This women-only liquor store in east Delhi provides women a safe alcohol
Usually any location that goes by the name 'daaru mall' will be off limits for women, especially in Delhi. But Star City Mall in East Delhi, right next to DLF The Galleria, is being discovered by more and more women, thanks to one liquor store that …
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PwC's Berera 1st woman COO at Big 4 in India
MUMBAI: Every sector has a forerunner in a woman who shatters the glass ceiling to reach the top levels of leadership. Satyavati Berera of PwC India has joined the league of such achievers. She is the first woman to become the COO of a Big Four …
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He wants to date other women: Rowan Pelling advises on a sexual dilemma
Question: After my divorce I had a lot of flings, but now I've met a man I want to stick with. However, he's just come out of a 26-year relationship and says he doesn't wish to make a commitment. Instead, he wants to date several women. He says he …
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Dec 25

Men favor used autos 3.3 times more costly than models women want

Men favor used autos 3.3 times more costly than models women want
Men have much more expensive tastes than women when it comes to the used cars they find most appealing, according to a study from iSeeCars.com. The top 10 models that men bought or studied at a disproportionately higher rate carried an average list …
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Odd-even plan exempts VIPs, women, boys below 12 years; violators to pay fine
NEW DELHI: Cars driven by women with no accompanying male aged above 12 years, VIP vehicles and two-wheelers were among those exempted from the odd-even traffic restriction plan to be rolled out from January 1 to 15. Unveiling the final …
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Study: It Is More Expensive To Be A Woman Than A Man
CBS- It is a known fact that women get paid less than men, but a new study shows they may also be paying more for virtually the same product. The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs revealed a sharp gap between products aimed at women and …
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Wealthy Men Are Targeted in Nightclubs, Police Say
On Wednesday night, the police released a video of two women who are wanted in the theft of items valued at $ 617,000 from Mr. Williams's downtown Manhattan apartment around 5 a.m. on Saturday. The women spent about 90 minutes in his apartment, the …
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Dec 22

Afghanistan: After Kunduz

Afghanistan: After Kunduz
Women working for organizations providing services to women continued to receive threats even after they left, warning them not to return. While the UN evacuated many of the most vulnerable, many women who had hoped for help from international donors …
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Anu Gardiner: Women in Procurement
She currently serves as the senior director of procurement at DocuSign, a San Francisco-based electronic signature technology provider, where she runs the internal procurement organization. Yet she is also involved in the sales and marketing side of …
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Group behind landmark book for women struggles to survive
The group's Global Initiative works with women's organizations around the world to adapt and translate the book; in Iran, local women recently adapted and translated a chapter on body image into Farsi. In the United States, the information is more …
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Launching Women From Tech Startup To CEO
While Atlanta has dozens of organizations supporting entrepreneurs, from the Atlanta Tech Village to a string of programs using buzzwords like “innovation” and “pitch” and “startup,” few target women. So Dixon used her position as President and …
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Dec 16

Latest Women’s Groups News

m awarded to groups working to empower girls and young women
An organisation that promotes leadership in Pakistan, a network that helps girls and young women working in the sex industry in Hong Kong and a project that supports Palestinian refugees in the West Bank are among 20 groups from 19 countries awarded …
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India's Surrogacy Industry Needs Regulation, Not a Ban, Say Women's Rights Groups
The decision to prevent foreign couples who can't have children on their own from using Indian surrogates is driven, the government says, by a desire to “safeguard the rights of the surrogate mothers.” But women's rights advocates are not united in …
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Women's group sues haredi radio station for silencing women
Kolech, the radical Orthodox Israeli Jewish feminist organization, is suing the haredi radio station Radio Kol Barama for not allowing women to be present on the airwaves. The claim is that the radio station is not allowing women to express themselves …
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Nov 27

Women's club makes party donation to HOPE Family Services

Women's club makes party donation to HOPE Family Services
Shown at the Lakewood Ranch Women's Club meeting Nov. 12 with birthday party bags that will be given to children served by HOPE Family Services, from left: Laurel Lynch, executive director of HOPE Family Services; Monika Templeman, club publicity …
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Minooka Women's Club assembles festive holiday centerpieces
MINOOKA – Betty Richie, Lorraine Davidson and Carolyn Healy, along with other members of Minooka Women's Club, assembled about 30 table centerpieces that will be included in the Thanksgiving baskets the club will help Chanooka Wish distribute later …
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General Confederation of Women's Clubs of Cascade hosting annual fundraiser
Alice Fitzgerald and Jody Campbell stopped by Montana This Morning to talk about the General Confederation of Women's Clubs of Cascade's annual fundraiser. The event takes place Saturday, November 21st, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wedsworth Hall on …
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Mammoth Lake's Women's Club Holiday Dazzle this Sunday
Raffle tickets are $ 10 and can be purchased from Women's Club members or at the event. In addition to the Grand Raffle, several raffles will be offered throughout the event including the popular “Dine-Around” and “Mammoth Shopping Spree” featuring gift …
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Nov 23

Paris climate summit: Why more women need seats at the table

Paris climate summit: Why more women need seats at the table
Boston (CNN) Women, particularly those in developing countries, are on the frontlines of a changing climate. Extreme weather events, deforestation and loss of biodiversity threaten their survival and that of their families. Yet, when confronted with …
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Elderly Jewish women accused of illegal gambling
Florida Jewish News did some investigating, and it turns out that, although the women were wagering on their games, they were not acting in contravention of a local statute dealing with penny-ante games. For instance, the winnings per round did not …
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Lawyer: No women in Powell book are strippers
A lawyer for six women who have sued Katina Powell and her publisher for mentioning or picturing them in her book says none are prostitutes or strippers, although two are identified by their stage names. Attorney Nader Shunarrah told reporters Monday …
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State's women inmates housed in offices, TV rooms
LANSING — Inmates are being housed in converted TV rooms and former offices at the state's only women's prison as the number of incarcerated women rises in Michigan and around the country, but state Corrections Department officials deny they have a …
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