Women’s World

  • Big move for reproductive health: Biden 'will be revoking the Mexico City Policy in the coming days' 21 Jan 2021 17:42 Trump’s version of the Mexico City policy applied not only to federal family planning money, but to all U.S. global health assistance. That means it applied to as much as $10 billion in funding rather than to around $600 million.  Because organizations …
  • Canada's Marielle Thompson claims World Cup ski cross silver medal in Sweden 21 Jan 2021 17:42 IDREFJÄLL, Sweden - Marielle Thompson of Whistler, B.C., earned a World Cup silver medal in women's ski cross Wednesday. The 2014 Olympic champion was second to Switzerland's Fanny Smith in a 600-metre sprint race in thick snow. Thompson and the …
  • Battling stigma in India 21 Jan 2021 17:36 Young couple in a park in central Delhi, 2019. Photo by the author, used with permission. Persisting prejudice in India toward pre-marital sex means unmarried women face stigma by medical providers when trying to access sexual health services. Societal …
  • #InaugurationDay: How world leaders are reacting to Joe Biden replacing Donald Trump 21 Jan 2021 17:34 Here's how world leaders are reacting to US President Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday, replacing his Republican predecessor, Donald Trump. Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan "I congratulate President @JoeBiden on his inauguration. Look …
  • Sarai Bareman: the Fifa executive bringing women’s football in from the margins | Samantha Lewis 21 Jan 2021 16:50 From her time as a player on the Samoan women’s national team to becoming deputy secretary general of the tiny Oceania Football Confederation, few people are better suited to addressing the challenges faced by the global women’s game – itself a monument to …
  • Wood Gaylor, Quietly Dazzling, Helped an Art World Invent Itself 21 Jan 2021 16:39 HUNTINGTON, N.Y. — In the early decades of the 20th-century, things happened in the New York art world when painters like Walt Kuhn, Florine Stettheimer and Wood Gaylor took matters into their own hands. They established clubs and professional …
  • 30+ ETF Experts to Speak at Women in ETFs ‘2021 Global Conference’ Jan. 26-27 21 Jan 2021 16:26 A star-studded line-up of ETF industry experts has been announced to speak at Women in ETFs’ 2021 Global Conference next week. The two-day virtual conference on Jan. 26-27 will feature fireside chats and panel discussions with more than 30 of the industry’ …
  • Digital marketing lessons imparted to local women 21 Jan 2021 16:17 Eleven local women have successfully graduated from an online digital marketing training course from social media company Facebook. International development non-profit Pact Cambodia anticipates that they, in turn, will train up to 1,700 young Cambodian …
  • Srey 2021 expo features art from 28 women 21 Jan 2021 16:00 The canvas hanging in front of me is dominated by a human-like figure with round flower petals on its head and vines growing from its body. It extends its arms out over a blue background highlighted with a colour like that of pale clouds. The vivid imagery …
  • Looking at the world, from one language to another 21 Jan 2021 15:48 Express News Service A translated text can make you step into a democratic zone, free of limitations imposed by a certain language. Here, new words take you towards unexplored territories and place you amid diverse cultures. At The Morning Standard, we …
  • Biden faces ‘uphill struggle’ to restore abortion access around the world, experts warn 21 Jan 2021 15:40 Joe Biden faces an “uphill struggle” to repair the damage done to women's health services around the world by Donald Trump, including restoring access to abortion, advocacy groups have warned. On taking office, Mr Trump reimposed the Mexico City Policy …
  • Women: It’s time to take control of your financial life 21 Jan 2021 15:36 There are so many things in life that are out of our control. They shatter us. We feel powerless. There’s the heart-wrench and loss when someone you love–or your beloved dog–dies (as my nearly 13-year old Labrador retriever Zena did unexpectedly this week …
  • Ireland’s mother and baby shame still shocks the world 21 Jan 2021 14:58 A shocking 9,000 children died in the homes during the period 1922 to 1998, around 15 percent of all the children there.  Now the question being asked is, who was responsible?   Even before the near 3,000-page report had been read, the finger of blame was …
  • Health minister assures people on safety, efficacy of COVID vaccines 21 Jan 2021 14:37 Vaccination against COVID-19 will lead to people not transmitting the disease and its eradication in some time, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Thursday as he unveiled IEC posters to address the emerging issue of vaccine hesitancy in some …
  • Smart cameras in Lucknow to help women in distress 21 Jan 2021 13:48 The police in the Uttar Pradesh capital are set to install smart cameras in public places that will automatically click the pictures of women in distress situations by reading their facial expressions and alert the nearest police vehicle. Five such AI- …
  • Report finds educational attainment gaps limit success of women-owned businesses in Africa 21 Jan 2021 13:41 A new report by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (Uneca) on women entrepreneurship, has found that educational attainment gaps limit the success of women-owned businesses in Africa. The report also offers potential solutions to tackle the …
  • News24.com | SEE | CSA reveal Proteas women's 'Black Day' ODI kit 21 Jan 2021 13:37 The Proteas women will don black in the second ODI against Pakistan on Saturday in support of the fight against gender-based violence (GBV). Sune Luus' side is 1-0 up in the three-match ODI series after sealing a narrow three-run victory on Wednesday. …
  • AEW Announces Women’s World Title Eliminator Tournament On the Way 21 Jan 2021 13:32 AEW’s next World Championship Eliminator Tournament will be for the women’s division, as announced on Dynamite. AEW announced on tonight’s episode of Dynamite that the AEW Women’s World Championship Eliminator Tournament will be coming soon. The tournament …
  • World No.1 Barty joins elite field for Adelaide exhibition 21 Jan 2021 12:46 Sport World number one Ash Barty will join Serena Williams, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic in playing a pre-Australian Open exhibition event in Adelaide at the end of the month, organisers confirmed on Thursday. 21 Jan 2021 04:40PM Bookmark MELBOURNE: World …
  • Digital job opportunities for women in Gaza 21 Jan 2021 12:44 NAPLES - Youth unemployment in Gaza, at 61%, stands at an alarming rate in an area that also has the lowest female employment in the entire area of North Africa and the Middle East. The World Bank started from this figure to tell the story of Bassma Ali, …
  • ‘We Can Use Our Voice’: Kamala Harris Inspires Girls And Young Women To Dream Big 21 Jan 2021 12:25 BOSTON (CBS) – As she practiced her cello, 11-year-old Brittney-Ann Brandao imagined a new world. “It makes me feel very hopeful that maybe one day I could become like her and also I’m very proud and I think that she deserves it,” she said. Kamala Harris …
  • Antiguan women copy Kamala Harris’ signature style in honour of her inauguration 21 Jan 2021 12:03 By Theresa Goodwin [email protected] Female leaders in Antigua and Barbuda and others joined with thousands worldwide yesterday in copying some aspects of Vice President Kamala Harris’ signature pearls-and-Converse combo in support of her inauguration as …
  • Alex Bell: Remaking the world means ridding it of inequalities exposed by pandemic 21 Jan 2021 12:00 Lockdown has been extended to mid February. The suspicion is that it will run to Easter. By then will all either be mad, knackered or dead. The toll is not impossible. We shall go on. But it is becoming bone-deep. NHS staff have been at this for nearly a …
  • Reasons Women Should Be Proud Of The 2021 Inauguration 21 Jan 2021 11:59 The 2021 Presidential Inauguration was a very special day in our country. It was a special day because, like in ceremonies past, we swore in our next president and vice president. But, this Inauguration Day was a day like no other, especially if you are a …
  • Through virtual workshops, Girls Nite Live aims to give women a platform 21 Jan 2021 11:24 The Daily Orange is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Syracuse University. Consider donating today to support our mission. Syracuse University alumna Shelly Fisher and her team lived “100 days in 10” in April when they created Girls Night …
  • These 3 Women Are Shaping The Future Of Women’s Health By Bringing Next Generation Of FemTech Products To The Market 21 Jan 2021 11:16 breathe ilo, OCON Healthcare and Eli are three femtech startups innovating in the fertility and ... [+] contraception space VARIOUS It’s not a secret that finally, after years of being overlooked, women’s health is having its moment. According to Frost …
  • The fashion industry needs a deep transformation. Manufacturers hold the key to circularity. 21 Jan 2021 11:15 The fashion industry, founded on billions of consumers getting dressed up with places to go, has been a major casualty of the Covid-19 pandemic. Its profits are expected to dive by 93 per cent in 2020, and global revenues are projected to shrink by 27 to …
  • Decoding the fashion at Biden’s inauguration 21 Jan 2021 10:15 Today, as Kamala Harris was inaugurated as the country’s first female, Black, and South Asian Vice President, she used her global platform to highlight emerging Black designers. Fashion may seem like a frivolous concern at this critical juncture in …
  • Girls And Women Wear Chucks And Pearls In Rallying Cry For Vice President Kamala Harris; AKA Sorority Is Beaming 21 Jan 2021 09:51 CHICAGO (CBS) — From Illinois Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton to some of the youngest ladies around Chicago, this Inauguration Day Wednesday was about Chucks and pearls. It became the rallying cry for women in support of Vice President Kamala Harris. The pearls …
  • Book World: Patricia Highsmith's sordid search for inspiration 21 Jan 2021 09:38 Bloomsbury. 272 pp. $30 - - - Patricia Highsmith is a tricky subject for biography, though British academic Richard Bradford is the third in 18 years to try. Tricky, because Highsmith's behavior could be as creepy and unsettling as that of the …
  • Danish pension fund becomes main investor in new SE Asia-focused Women’s Fund 21 Jan 2021 09:37 Paedagogernes Pension (PBU), a Danish pension fund for teaching staff in child institutions, is supporting women’s independence and rights in Asia by becoming the main investor in a newly established fund ‘SEAF Women’s Economic Empowerment Fund (SWEEF). …
  • Twitter Locks China Embassy's Account Over Tweet On Uighur Women 21 Jan 2021 09:24 Twitter Inc (NYSE: TWTR) said that it had locked the account of China’s embassy in the United States over a tweet about Uighur women, CNBC reports. What Happened: The account in a tweet on Jan. 7 defended the Beijing government’s policies in the Xinjiang …
  • Measuring the Impact of COVID-19 on the World’s Forests 21 Jan 2021 09:23 Biodiversity, Editors' Choice, Environment, Featured, Global, Headlines, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, TerraViva United Nations Biodiversity A global assessment commissioned by the UN Forum on Forests concluded that COVID-19 has affected forests …
  • LIZ JONES gives her fashion verdict on the leading ladies of inauguration day 21 Jan 2021 07:48 Who'd have thought Lady Gaga would not only behave but steal the show! She left the meat dress and the ridiculous platforms at home and gave the world not only a note-perfect rendition of the National Anthem, but a couture outfit that spoke absolute …
  • Unlawfully wedded: Eastern Cape woman paid local women to ‘marry’ foreign nationals 21 Jan 2021 07:37 An Eastern Cape woman has been convicted of issuing fake marriage certificates. An Eastern Cape woman who paid local women to "marry" foreign nationals by issuing fake marriage certificates has been convicted of fraud and corruption. Women were …
  • New Statue Stands for Veteran Mental Health 21 Jan 2021 07:06 By Rich Acritelli Through these daunting times, the men and women in the Armed Services have always made this nation proud of their efforts to protect, preserve and promote the ideals of this nation at home and abroad. Earlier this month, Tommy Fricke and …
  • A brand that empowers women artisans in rural India 21 Jan 2021 06:08 When Asha Scaria, founder of ethical clothing brand Swara VOW (Voice of Women), broached the idea of an online portal for garments they stitched to the women from the tribal communities of Dungarpur, it was met with scepticism. “The women were suspicious …
  • New Zealand women's under-19 side to face the long overarm of the law 21 Jan 2021 05:20 New Zealand’s best young women cricketers will receive a visit from the New Zealand Police later this season – but it will be a welcome one. Eighteen players have been selected for the first New Zealand under-19 women’s side to play a NZ Police women’s XI …
  • Vice President Kamala Harris Inspiring Women, Girls Around World 21 Jan 2021 04:44
  • Inauguration 2021 fashion: Who wore what and why it matters 21 Jan 2021 03:23 Style-wise, Inauguration Day 2021 was short on surprises and long on symbolism, both at the top of the ticket and among those who gathered in support of the new Biden administration on Wednesday on the steps of the Capitol. Here’s a quick look at what was …
  • Inauguration Day fashion: Who wore what and why it matters 21 Jan 2021 03:19 Biden was most assuredly not alone on the monochrome color train. Newly minted Vice President Kamala Harris opted for a single color palette for her history-making swearing in. In her case it was purple, one of the colors that featured prominently in her …
  • Why women commissioners were sacked in Kwara 21 Jan 2021 03:04   MIXED reactions have continued to trail the scorecards of sacked women commissioners in Kwara State. The recently dissolved cabinet was lopsided in favour of the women. Nine out of the 17 commissioners were women, representing 56.25 per cent. It …
  • ' Women of colour inspired to dream big by Kamala Harris 21 Jan 2021 02:47 Thousands of people on both sides of the border watched history in the making on Wednesday as Kamala Harris became the first woman of colour to be vice-president of the United States. Longtime supporters of Harris, Shikha Hamilton and her daughter Avani, …
  • 'This moment belongs to all of us:' Black women exult as Kamala Harris walks into history 21 Jan 2021 01:12 But a raging pandemic and the January 6 violent siege on the US Capitol by a pro-Trump mob got in her way.So on Wednesday, Murray -- the founder of a pro-Harris group, Mamas for Momala -- celebrated the inauguration just as she had volunteered during the …
  • Black Caps' Mitchell Santner and Ish Sodhi will have key impact at 2021 T20 World Cup 21 Jan 2021 00:58 Daniel Vettori expects the Black Caps to be a major threat at the 2021 T20 World Cup, given Mitchell Santner and Ish Sodhi’s strong record in India. Spinners Santner and Sodhi shone for New Zealand at the last men's T20 World Cup, also held in India, …
  • Dallas School Urging Girls To Fashion Big Dreams 21 Jan 2021 00:57 DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – “Chucks and pearls” is more than a hashtag and bigger than a fashion statement at Dallas ISD’s Dade Middle School. The campaign trail combination made famous by Vice President Kamala Harris is now a nationwide effort to show …
  • K.C. Singh | India, world must gear up as Biden era begins 21 Jan 2021 00:12 While India would be happy with the tone and tenor on China, though what the new China containment strategy will be is still unclear President Joe Biden takes over America’s presidency under unprecedented circumstances. It is only the fourth time in US …
  • World Bank: 1.5m fell into poverty 20 Jan 2021 22:44 Ratio of poor may be 8.8% for 2020 Around 1.5 million Thais were estimated to enter into poverty in 2020 due to the pandemic, says the World Bank. Thailand's poor totalled 3.7 million in 2019 and the tally was expected to rise to 5.2 million in 2020, …
  • Calgary will not host world freestyle, snowboard championship 20 Jan 2021 22:36 Increasingly uncomfortable with a shrinking timeline, the world governing body of skiing halted Calgary’s pursuit of the world freestyle and snowboard championships next month. Freestyle Canada and Canada Snowboard were working feverishly on plans to host …
  • Women’s Colleges Play Critical Role 20 Jan 2021 22:26 Opinion By Sandra Doran We’re just days away from watching the accomplished, inspiring Kamala Harris become the next vice president, and it doesn’t escape me that this thrilling milestone comes at the same time the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports 1.1 …
  • Providers Grapple with Pandemic’s Toll on Physical, Mental Health 20 Jan 2021 22:26 Impact Statements Jeanette Wilburn (left) and Stephanie Nascimento say the pandemic has increased people’s anxiety — and the need for self-care. Stephanie Nascimento and Jeanette Wilburn have long explored the connections between physical and emotional …
  • Helpline Center Can Help You Change Your World 20 Jan 2021 21:58 Much like everything else in life, change comes in small increments. Unlike hitting the Powerball jackpot, making your life better, or changing someone else's life, can take time and effort. If you're a person who would like to give both, the …
  • Kenyan sprinters hope for strong show at 2021 World Relays 20 Jan 2021 21:54 NAIROBI, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- Athletics Kenya relay series enters the second leg on Saturday as the country's sprinters prepare for a strong showing at the fifth edition of World Relays slated for Silesia, Poland, in May. The three-leg meetings started …
  • World Leaders Express Hope As Biden And Harris Are Sworn In 20 Jan 2021 20:25 As the United States inaugurates Joe Biden as the 46th president, world leaders, citizens and former officials offered congratulations and expressed hope that the new administration will lead to better relations and reverse some of the policies of his …
  • Sports world must continue push for change under new U.S. president 20 Jan 2021 19:52 As the U.S. presidential inauguration is held today, one can’t help but wonder whether the world of sports will be affected by a new leader in the White House. The world is still reeling from the chaos that Donald Trump incited in his country as well as in …
  • AFORD Victory Queens donates to Zingwangwa health center 20 Jan 2021 19:43 A grouping of Alliance for Democracy (AFORD) women under the tag AFORD Victory Queens has donated sanitary equipment to Zingwangwa health center in the commercial city of Blantyre. Led by its leader Tadala Chihana, who is wife to the party president Enock …
  • San Antonio nonprofit Culinaria to host monthly Whiskey & Women tasting series at La Cantera Resort 20 Jan 2021 19:28 Who says whiskey is a man's world? Local restaurant-focused nonprofit Culinaria has partnered with notable whiskey brands and La Cantera Resort to challenge that stereotype. The organizers are kicking off a free monthly series called Whiskey & …
  • World Leaders Express Hope As Joe Biden Is Sworn In As President 20 Jan 2021 18:31 The U.S. Army Band plays "Pershing's Own" during the inauguration. Leaders, former officials and citizens expressed optimism with the dawn of the new U.S. administration. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Tasos …
  • As Harris Becomes Vice President, Women Of Color Reflect And Look To The Road Ahead 20 Jan 2021 18:20 Four years ago today, as Donald Trump was being sworn in as president, a number of local women who were inspired to enter politics attended a campaign school in Brooklyn -- a one-day program designed to teach potential candidates how to run for office. …
  • Japan's foreign minister raps South Korea 'comfort women' ruling as 'abnormal' 20 Jan 2021 18:12 Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi criticized Monday a recent South Korean court ruling ordering the Japanese government to pay damages to former “comfort women” — women who suffered under Japan’s military brothel system before and during World War II — …

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