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‘Power to the PeePee’: Dutch women protest lack of female-friendly public toilets
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 07:51:45 +0200
Fed up with the shortage of public toilets for women, Dutch women took the matter to the streets Saturday in a protest aimed at showing ...
© Japan Times
Buhari urges support for women empowerment
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 02:33:37 +0200
Tony Okafor President Muhammadu Buhari has called for the empowerment of women as part of national development. The President spoke on Saturday through the Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund, Mr. Joseph Ari, during the closing ceremony of...
© The Punch
Student invents shoe that lets women electrocute attackers
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 15:40:59 +0200
Sexual assault against women is a big problem in India as hardly a day goes by without a case being reported. To address that problem, an 18-year-old boy has invented a shoe to help women fight aggressors by electrocuting them. After witnessing multiple...
© The Punch
Buhari harps on women empowerment as population soars
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 14:58:06 +0200
Tony Okafor, Awka President Muhammadu Buhari has called for the empowerment of women as part of  national development. He noted that increase in population of the country would be a huge disadvantage to women if they were not properly engaged. The President...
© The Punch
San Francisco unveils ‘comfort women’ memorial
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 04:53:48 +0200
Now 89, former World War II “comfort woman” Lee Yong-soo clutched a microphone in one hand Friday in a park outside San Francisco’s Chinatown, thrust ...
© Japan Times
Cleric suspended for calling women ‘quarter brained’
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:22:18 +0200
A Saudi cleric who said women should not be allowed to drive because they have a “quarter” of the brainpower of men has been banned from preaching, media reported Friday. Saad al-Hijri was suspended from all religious activity in the southern...
© The Punch
Flasher exposes himself to three women on Manhattan subway
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:32:51 +0200
A creep clad in only an oversized camo shirt exposed himself to three women riding the Manhattan R train, police said Friday.
© NY Daily News
Earthy charm of terracotta allures women to be entrepreneurs
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:24:26 +0200
Terracotta jewellery is the latest fashion trend among women, who like to experiment with their style. This tribal jewellery, made of baked clay, has not only become increasingly popular among women, but has also turned hundreds of them into entrepreneurs.These...
© Deccan Herald
Judge leading missing and murdered women inquiry wants more time and blames red tape for delays
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:17:20 +0200
The inquiry has faced criticism for months, as hearings have been delayed, victims’ families have complained about a lack of communication, and key staff members have walked away from the process.
© The Star
Texas man who killed girlfriend then sexted other women, sentenced to 50 years
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:06:13 +0200
A Dallas area man who killed his girlfriend and  then "sexted" at least five other women is facing 50 years in prison after being found guilty.
© Houston Chronicle
Farming plans for women, youth
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:00:00 +0200
Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Bheki Cele has committed to assisting the youth and women in running agricultural co-operatives in a bid to alleviate poverty in cities
© Cape Times
Breast cancer not death sentence, Ambode tells women
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:16:10 +0200
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday counseled victims of breast cancer not to see the disease as death sentence but rather embrace early medical solution to overcome it. Governor Ambode, who said this while receiving the wife of the...
© The Punch
Govt to ban wolf-whistling, asking women for phone number
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:11:31 +0200
Wolf- Whistling is set to be banned in France as the government declares war on men hassling women in public. According to Metro UK, President Emmanuel Macron, during his campaign pledged to put an end to men bugging women. Schiappa, a 34-year-old feminist...
© The Punch
Nigerian society is hard on women – Simi
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:17:58 +0200
Chux Ohai Singer Simisola Ogunleye, a.k.a Simi, seems to be positioning herself for a more sensitive role in the society nowadays. With the way she is going about it, by frequently commenting on critical social issues, including gender relationships,...
© The Punch
Take advantage of majority, pass women's quota bill: Sonia tells PM
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:33:30 +0200
Congress President Sonia Gandhi has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take advantage of his majority in the Lok sabha and pass the much-delayed Womens Reservation Bill that seeks to grant 33% quota to the fairer sex in Parliament and state legislatures....
© Deccan Herald

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Ex-South Korean ‘comfort women’ for U.S. troops sue own government
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 03:33:13 +0200
Cho Myung-ja ran away from home as a teenager to escape a father who beat her, finding her way to the red light district in a South Korean town that hosts a large U.S. Army garrison. After she escaped home in the early 1960s, her pimp sold her to one...
© Japan Times
Ex-South Korean ‘comfort women’ for U.S. troops sue own government
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 03:33:13 +0200
Cho Myung-ja ran away from home as a teenager to escape a father who beat her, finding her way to the red light district in a South Korean town that hosts a large U.S. Army garrison. After she escaped home in the early 1960s, her pimp sold her to one...
© Japan Times
Japan’s ‘BBC’ bans any reference to wartime ‘comfort women’
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:23:35 +0200
Japan’s public broadcaster, NHK, has banned any reference to the notorious Rape of Nanking, to the country’s use of wartime...
© The Times
Hazing of St. Joe's softball women reportedly involved alcohol, sexual improprieties
Sat, 04 Apr 2015 00:29:47 +0200
St. Joseph's University is investigating allegations that members of the women's varsity softball team engaged in hazing or bullying of its younger members - reportedly involving alcohol and sexual improprieties.
© The Philadelphia Inquirer
Planeload of women, children deported from U.S. arrives in Honduras
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:31:00 +0200
A planeload of single mothers and children arrived in San Pedro Sula on Monday, ferried back to Honduras on a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement charter flight as an unprecedented surge of Central Americans has overwhelmed American border enforcement...
© LA Times
Planeload of women, children deported from U.S. arrives in Honduras
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:31:00 +0200
A planeload of single mothers and children arrived in San Pedro Sula on Monday, ferried back to Honduras on a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement charter flight as an unprecedented surge of Central Americans has overwhelmed American border enforcement...
© LA Times
Narberth man arrested for secretly making videos of women
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 05:47:58 +0100
Sean Moses allegedly liked to record video of girls and women at the beach and sports events. He also did it secretly in store dressing rooms and homes - even of women in bed with him, police say.
© The Philadelphia Inquirer
Isis beheads Kurdish women defending seige city
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 02:01:00 +0200
Islamic State (Isis) fighters have beheaded seven men and three women close to the besieged Syrian city of Kobani, posting...
© The Times
Robert Crampton: Why I love women who grow their armpit hair
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 02:01:00 +0200
Never mind Gaza, the Ukraine or how we’re all about to catch ebola and drop down dead, the big global...
© The Times
Robert Crampton: Why I love women who grow their armpit hair
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 02:01:00 +0200
Never mind Gaza, the Ukraine or how we’re all about to catch ebola and drop down dead, the big global...
© The Times
Five women’s lacrosse players from UMBC suspended: officials
Sun, 15 Mar 2015 11:39:32 +0100
The university announced the five suspensions on Saturday night with speculation already beginning to swirl.
© NY Daily News
SEE IT: Florida man records women trying to steal his beach gear
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:14:14 +0200
A bizarre video shows a Florida man allegedly catching two middle-aged women in the act of robbing his beach setup at New Smyrna Beach on July 4.
© NY Daily News
SEE IT: Florida man records women trying to steal his beach gear
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:14:14 +0200
A bizarre video shows a Florida man allegedly catching two middle-aged women in the act of robbing his beach setup at New Smyrna Beach on July 4.
© NY Daily News
S’Africa seeks to replace Nigeria in U-20 women W’Cup
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 11:12:50 +0200
South Africa has made a bid to replace Nigeria in the U-20 Women World Cup scheduled to hold from Aug. 5 to Aug. 24 in Canada. This followed FIFA’s suspension of Nigeria Football Association from the activities of the world football governing body on...
© The Punch
S’Africa seeks to replace Nigeria in U-20 women W’Cup
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 11:12:50 +0200
South Africa has made a bid to replace Nigeria in the U-20 Women World Cup scheduled to hold from Aug. 5 to Aug. 24 in Canada. This followed FIFA’s suspension of Nigeria Football Association from the activities of the world football governing body on...
© The Punch
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