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A court in Iraq has sentenced a German woman to death after finding her guilty of belonging to the Islamic State (IS) group. She was sentenced for providing logistical support and taking part in attacks on Iraqi security forces. The woman, who has not been named but is said to be of Moroccan descent, was ...
Viola Davis told attendees of the women's March in Los Angeles, California, to know that time's up on overlooking women of color in mainstream Feminist movements.

Each year, studies such as one from accountancy firm Grant Thornton in 2015, women in business: the value of diversity, point out that companies perform better when they have at least one woman on the board. Yet change has been glacial and, after years of some improvement, is beginning to stall.
Young women are avoiding getting smear tests because they are embarrassed by the look and smell of their pubic areas, a survey suggests. The charity Jo's cervical cancer Trust surveyed 2,017 British women. A third said embarrassment caused them to delay getting a smear test, which can prevent 75% ...
The women's March this weekend may have inspired you to see women get ahead, particularly in the workplace. ... A 2012 Credit Suisse Research Institute report found that large-cap companies with at least one woman on their boards outperformed companies with no female board members by 26 ...

"This is one of the worst times in our history, and that's why I honestly believe that women are going to be the ones that fix it," the singer told the crowd at the #PowertothePolls rally in Las Vegas, Nevada. "And that's no bull**** because ... if you want a job done right, get a woman." Cher said Fred Astaire was ...
"One thing I hope for women in 2018? I want us to prove that we can. ... We are here. We know we can do it now. We are here to stay." Lisa Paz, 36, a Pawnee/Comanche Native American from Rio Rancho, N.M., marched with her best friend, a young African-American woman. Last year, Ms. Paz marched in ...
But it could also intensify hostility to the liberal agenda among conservatives, particularly white men, many of whom view women's complaints of .... is the achiever outside the home and the woman takes care of the home and family" and "the husband should make all the important decisions in the family.
Anyone watching or reading media coverage of the upcoming 2018 World Economic Forum (WEF) is bound to come across the terms "Davos Man" or "Davos woman," but who are these mysterious figures? Davos is the Swiss Alpine resort where the Forum is held every year, and has been since its ...
During the women's suffrage movement, activist Alice Paul formed a more radical National woman's Party after breaking away from the National American Woman Suffrage Association. "People who wanted to focus on electoral stuff came on board with March On," Wruble said of the women's March. "Those ...
Katharine Gallagher, of Tustin, California, left work early on Friday, December 1, when she developed a fever, diarrhea, cold sweats, body aches and nausea. Five days later, she was dead. Her mother, Liz Gallagher, says her daughter thought she was just run down and could recover on her own with a ...
After high school, she attended what was known as a "Normal School"--an affordable alternative to college, which to a large extent trained women to become teachers. These schools embraced geography, and helped to produce an increasingly large, specialized group of female geography teachers.
In the video, an officer can be seen using his baton to position the women as they lay on the ground in handcuffs. HPD said that officer is one of two Westside Patrol officers who responded to the call. As is standard HPD procedure, because a baton was used, an investigation was conducted. HPD said its ...
The oil industry is doing a better job of hiring women. Keeping them remains the challenge, says ConocoPhillips (cop, -0.18%) CEO Ryan Lance. Conoco, the world's biggest independent oil producer, has seen its percentage of female and minority workers climb among its youngest generation of ...

The general fertility rate in the United States is at a record low, and the total fertility rate in the United States is down to 1.84 births per woman. Completed fertility -- the share of women who give birth by the time they are 44 -- peaked in the late 1970s, when baby boomers were having children. It declined to ...
A Colorado woman was held without bond pending a hearing next month on charges that she killed her 69-year-old father and encased his body in concrete in a crawlspace of the home they shared. The woman, Dayna Michele Jennings, 44, of the Denver suburb of Federal Heights, remained in the Adams ...
A security guard who was arrested after a prostitute fell out of his car is suspected of raping more than a dozen women or girls as young as 15 at gunpoint in Los Angeles County, police said Wednesday. Ferdinand Ervin Flowers, 35, of Long Beach, pleaded not guilty Wednesday with kidnapping to commit ...
... new electoral method also makes it mandatory for the first time that all parties include at least 25 percent women on their list of nominated candidates. The mayoral candidate of the United National Party (UNP) - the coalition partner of Sirisena's Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) - for Colombo is a woman.
The argument ended when she came after him with a kitchen knife and tried to stab him before being disarmed, according to Pierce County prosecutors. The 29-year-old Lakewood woman was arraigned Tuesday in Pierce County Superior Court on one count of second-degree assault, and her bail was set ...
The original name--the Million woman March--had to be revised to avoid co-opting a 1997 rally. On the day of the march, the planned route had to be scrapped because the crowd was so many times larger than expected, with hundreds of thousands of women smashed ass-to-groin on the D.C. roads ...
Dallas -- DART police are investigating the death of an elderly woman found at a bus stop Wednesday morning. The woman, who was in a wheelchair, had been seen around the bus stop, near S. Malcolm X Boulevard and Peabody, for the last several days, witnesses said. The man who found her told ...
But later Sunday, a woman arrived at the hospital after "becoming ill," Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point spokesman Kurt Conover told The Associated Press. She died there later that night, Conover said. Pasco County Sheriff's Office spokesman Kevin doll told the wire service that the victim was 42.
Baton Rouge, LA. -- A man accused of trying to drive over a woman and her three children after the woman refused to sleep with him has been arrested in Louisiana. CBS affiliate WAFB reports the woman was the suspect's girlfriend. The Advocate reports an arrest report states the woman told police ...
It was a tumultuous year for the technology industry, with sexual harassment, pay gaps and under-representation of women often dominating the headlines. The technology industry's belief that its mission is to change the world has steeply contrasted with its discriminatory treatment of women. And while ...
During her lunch break on Jan. 7, Janice Marie Zengotita-Torres phoned her Kissimmee, Florida, home to check on her young son and tell her mother she would be home as soon as she finished her shift in a shopping mall store, according to police records obtained by ABC News. But by 4:30 the next ...
The newsstand offering images of nude women isn't directly connected to CES, but it's still there, in the background of the entire show -- this idea of women as a commodity, rather than thought leaders, creatives, entrepreneurs or even a viable market. The consumer technology Association, which puts on ...
NEW YORK ― Almost a year ago, millions of women donning pink-knitted "pussy hats" made the 2017 women's March the largest single-day protest in American history. This weekend, the event returns with the aim of re-energizing the resistance against Donald Trump's agenda and registering new voters ...
Amber Selman-Lynn wanted to help plan a women's march in Mobile, Ala., this month to mark the first anniversary of last year's huge protests across the country. The day had been significant for her. With no experience in political activism, she had helped organize a bus full of women to go from Mobile to ...
American author Olivia Cole, who uses the twitter handle @RantingOwl, shared a situation she witnessed at the gym with her followers -- and it has certainly got people talking. Cole, who is from Louisville, Kentucky, said she was at the gym when a guy approached two young women -- and they came up with a creative ...
women are more likely than men to survive in times of famine and epidemics, research has found. While it has long been known that women have a higher life expectancy than men in general, analysis of historical records stretching back 250 years shows that women have, for example, outlived men on ...
police are questioning a woman after a man was found stabbed to death at an apartment complex in west Houston. Eyewitness News reporter Jeff Ehling is at the scene speaking with investigators to gather more information. He has live updates all morning. It happened just before midnight at the Hudson ...
Despite all of this, or perhaps because of it, establishment Democrats wasted no time in mocking and denouncing Manning's bid to become the first ever trans woman in the Senate, instead quickly lining up in support behind the straight white male who has wielded power for decades. To demean Manning ...
We'd like to hear from people working in the film industry about the lack of representation for female filmmakers on the 2018 shortlists so far, ahead of the Academy Award nominations on 23 January. Are you a woman working in film? How do you think the system should change? What experiences do you ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Detectives say a North Carolina woman killed her two children and then jumped off a bridge onto an interstate highway to kill herself. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Department says they were called early Saturday evening after the woman dropped onto the asphalt onto Interstate ...
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point spokesman Kurt Conover said Monday that the woman died late Sunday, shortly after she arrived at the hospital's emergency room at 10 p.m. He said she had apparently gone home after the fire but became ill. Her name has not been released and a cause of death ...
However, in an online article published Saturday, the woman claims Ansari was aggressive toward her and forced her to perform sexual acts after having ... Time's Up -- which began as a meeting of Hollywood women last fall to address sexual harassment in the workplace -- has become a movement for ...
Italian prosecutors conceded that 'Ndrangheta women led tragic lives. But many didn't consider the women to be of much use in their fight; they were just more victims. "The women don't matter," the prosecutors told Cerreti. As a woman working for the Italian state, Cerreti knew something about patriarchies ...
A 21-year-old Boulder woman died on Saturday morning after crashing her Subaru Forester into a tree on Colo. 119 west of Boulder. Colorado State Trooper Gary Cutler said that the woman, whose identity has not been released, had been northbound at the 33 mile marker of Colo. 119 at about 9 a.m. ...
"The law in the state of New Hampshire is that it is legal for a woman to go topless so we're trying to get the town of Laconia to recognize and to stay with the state," Lilley said. "The town ordinance, in our opinion, is not constitutional. We're hoping the Supreme Court will see that." The women are part of the ...
A murder-for-hire plot spun out of a love triangle went awry when the wrong woman was kidnapped and killed, authorities said. A woman's body was found Monday in Florida's Ormond Beach and later identified as 42-year-old Janice Marie Zengotita-Torres, who had been reported missing in Osceola ...
After striking the barrier, the woman's vehicle rolled over on an embankment, officials said. The woman appeared to be between the ages of 40 and 50, and her name was not released, officials said. She was rushed to Illinois Masonic hospital with critical injuries, and she was later pronounced dead, police ...
prosecutors on Saturday said a South Side woman intentionally rammed her SUV into the girlfriend of a former boyfriend, seriously injuring the woman. Nina Wilson, 23, said nothing during her brief appearance before a judge at the Leighton Criminal Court Building on aggravated battery/use of a deadly ...
The second annual women's March Chicago will celebrate the effort that was made throughout 2017 and shift focus on the elections in 2018. "We're really looking to harness the positive energy and direct it towards outcomes in this year's elections. We want to make sure women are registered to vote and ...
She said she saw the sketch of the then unidentified women last month and thought it looked a lot like her missing niece. "I go occasionally, There's like three stores in there so there's not much to see," said resident Quisha Hunter about the mall. The mall is a shell of what it used to be, but still, shoppers ...
Aminder Dhaliwal's woman World originally debuted on her Instagram last March, where thousands of readers got to see the funny and poignant struggles of a community of women in a post-apocalyptic future without men. Now you'll be able to experience all that offline in meatspace, too. Dhaliwal will be ...
(CNN) Sunday night I attended the Golden Globes as one of eight activists invited by actresses affiliated with Time's Up, an initiative of 300 prominent women in Hollywood working to bring an end to sexual harassment and assault across all industries. It was a rare pairing -- activists and artists seeking to ...
In a piece published by The Cut, Donegan, a writer for publications such as n+1, Bookforum and The New Yorker, revealed that she created the "anonymous, crowdsourced document" in October "a first attempt at solving what has seemed like an intractable problem: how women can protect ourselves from ...


 

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