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ELLEN JOHNSON SIRLEAF: FEMINIST ICON OR FEMOCRAT?


Was Liberia's outgoing President Sirleaf really an international feminist icon or did she fail African women?... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 440

EASTERN OREGON WOMAN WAKES TO FIND BEAR IN HER LIVING ROOM


Sumpter is a Gold Rush ghost town in Baker County near the Idaho border... READ MORE

11th October, 2017 0

COLOMBIAN AUTHORITIES TO CLOSE UNIQUE ANIMAL REFUGE


Villa Lorena in Colombia's third city of Cali is a unique animal refuge... READ MORE

9th October, 2017 31

ROHINGYA CHILDREN RECALL HORROR OF LOSING PARENTS


Why does the dangerous and painful practice of female genital mutilation persist in so many countries across the world?... READ MORE

9th October, 2017 25

DRIVING MS, BUT ONLY MAYBE - SAUDI WOMEN BEHIND THE WHEEL IS NO CAUSE TO FEEL SMUG


But sexism still seems to need winkling out of clubs and societies and many woman will tell you that they climb a mountain daily... READ MORE

6th October, 2017 16

'IF HE'S DOING THAT IN THE STREET, WHAT'S HE DOING BEHIND CLOSED DOORS'


A shocked dad has claimed that he witnessed a man viciously assaulting a young woman while onlookers did nothing to help her... READ MORE

5th October, 2017 35

'HIGHER BAR FOR WOMEN EVERYWHERE IN TECH'


Are women hitting a glass ceiling, or are they also climbing a broken ladder?... READ MORE

3rd October, 2017 440

SHARAPOVA TAKES REVENGE ON SEVASTOVA IN BEIJING


Reuters - Former world number one Maria Sharapova avenged her U.S. Open loss to Anastasija Sevastova with a 7-6 3 5-7 7-6 7 victory over the Latvian... READ MORE

30th September, 2017 0

SAUDI ARABIA NAMES FIRST WOMAN TO SENIOR GOVERNMENT POST


Twenty-four hours after King Salman issued a decree end the ban, the government announced that a woman had been appointed as assistant mayor of Al Khubar governorate... READ MORE

28th September, 2017 3

SAUDI ARABIA WOMEN STILL CAN'T DO THESE 6 THINGS


Saudi women got the right to drive, but here are 6 things they still cant do... READ MORE

27th September, 2017 4771

FOR FIRST TIME, A WOMAN IS SET TO BE AN INFANTRY OFFICER


WASHINGTON -- For the first time, a woman is set to become a Marine Corps infantry officer, a milestone in the Corps' 242-year history... READ MORE

21st September, 2017 7016

WORLD'S RICHEST WOMAN AND L'OREAL HEIRESS LILIANE BETTENCOURT DIES


Liliane Bettencourt, the L'Or eacute al heiress and the world's richest woman, has died... READ MORE

21st September, 2017 1684

RACISM LABEL SHOULD NOT DETER BRITISH POLICE FROM FGM FIGHT, SAYS OFFICER


The police and border officials have been running Operation Limelight for the past four years... READ MORE

21st September, 2017 477

JAPAN CAN'T GET ENOUGH OF THIS LITTLE PORN STAR


But Japan's smut sensation, Kohey Nishi, standing just 3-foot-6, threatens to outdo them all... READ MORE

16th September, 2017 20911

AMERICAN WORKING WOMEN FINALLY EARN 80 CENTS ON A MAN'S DOLLAR


While the median female earned 2.3 percent more in 2016 than in 2007, men saw a 1.1 percent decline over that same period, in inflation-adjusted terms... READ MORE

12th September, 2017 633

MOTHERS MASTER TRICKY TIMING TO GIVE BABIES A BOOST, SQUIRREL STUDY SUGGESTS


A female squirrel's intuition may help boost survival rates for her pups, edmonton researchers find... READ MORE

29th August, 2017 106

NSW POLICE HUNT FOR MAN AFTER SPATE OF SEX ATTACKS IN SYDNEY'S WEST


Each woman has described the attacker as being of Pacific Islander or Maori appearance, in his early 20s, of average height with dark hair... READ MORE

26th August, 2017 32

SUSPECTED BOKO HARAM BOMBERS KILL DOZENS IN NIGERIA


Three suicide bombers detonate explosives near northeast city of Maiduguri in attacks bearing hallmark of Boko Haram... READ MORE

16th August, 2017 1168

ARE WOMEN JUST DOOMED WHEN IT COMES TO BEING PAID EQUALLY?


I'm not comparing the gender pay gap to an issue that affects a woman's body, but it certainly has a huge impact on a woman... READ MORE

31st July, 2017 148

KENYAN GIRLS INVENT FGM APP, HEAD TO GOOGLE HQ FOR TECHNOVATION CONTEST


Kenya, nigeria s. africa biggest winners of google's africa tech training... READ MORE

29th July, 2017 191

HANDBAG-MAKER MICHAEL KORS FINDS ITS PERFECT PAIR IN JIMMY CHOO PURCHASE WORTH $1.3B


Jimmy Choo CEO Pierre Dennis will stay in his job, as will Creative Director Sandra Choi... READ MORE

25th July, 2017 503

Trending News Headlines : Pioneering Female Lawmakers

DETROIT DOCTOR JUMANA NAGARWALA FACES LIFE IN JAIL


Female genital mutilation constitutes a particularly brutal form of violence against women and girls... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 17501

TRANSGENDER TEENAGE WRESTLER MACK BEGGS WINS TEXAS GIRLS TITLE


About a week ago, Beggs won a regional championship after a female wrestler from a Dallas-area high school forfeited the final... READ MORE

26th February, 2017 8173

EGYPT TAKES AIM AT FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION


Mona Mohamed was 10 years old when she underwent what's also known as a female circumcision on a hot summer day in her village in Upper Egypt... READ MORE

8th November, 2015 8082

THE SURPRISING MALE BODY TYPE WOMEN LUST AFTER MOST


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12th April, 2017 6010

'LOOK LIKE A GIRL THINK LIKE A MAN'


Bic South Africa posted the ad on its Facebook page to celebrate national women's day... READ MORE

11th August, 2015 5090

4 FRIENDS STOP A SEXUAL ASSAULT, CHASE DOWN AND DETAIN THE ATTACKER UNTIL POLICE ARRIVED


EMS staff said the driver of that car had suffered a massive heart attack and would have died, if not for Eddy... READ MORE

4th June, 2016 4639

BARBIE'S NEW SHAPES: TALL, PETITE AND CURVY


Mattel, the maker of Barbie, announced Thursday the iconic doll will now come in three new body types and a variety of skin tones and hairstyles... READ MORE

28th January, 2016 3937

MORE GIRLS AT RISK OF GENITAL MUTILATION IN GERMANY


In 2016, some 280,000 migrants arrived in Germany, many fleeing war and conflict in the Middle East and Africa... READ MORE

18th July, 2017 3575

MILLIONAIRE WHO SAID HE 'TRIPPED,' FELL ON TEEN CLEARED OF RAPE CHARGE


Ehsan Abdulaziz, 46, was accused of forcing himself on an 18 year-old-girl who slept on his sofa in his Maida Vale flat after a night out drinking... READ MORE

17th December, 2015 3371

'INFORMED & PERSONAL CHOICE': DANISH DOCTORS RISE AGAINST CHILD CIRCUMCISION


'Informed personal choice' Danish doctors rise against child circumcision -- RT News... READ MORE

8th December, 2016 3003

FGM: IMAGES OF FEMALE CIRCUMCISION CEREMONY SHOW DISTRESSING REALITY OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION


Photos of young Kenyan girls being circumcised in a tribal ceremony highlight the stark reality faced by those who experience female genital mutilation FGM ... READ MORE

16th November, 2014 2990

TEEN GIRL FROM WEST AFRICA HELD AS SEX SLAVE IN SYDNEY HOUSE


The AFP's Human Trafficking Unit has been brought in to investigate along with the NSW Police's State Crime Command's Sex Crimes Squad... READ MORE

19th May, 2017 2721

GENDER PAY GAP WON'T CLOSE UNTIL 2069, SAYS DELOITTE


The report says the reasons for the UK's 9.4 percent gender pay gap for full-time workers are complex... READ MORE

24th September, 2016 2686

EGYPTIAN LAWMAKER SAYS WOMEN SHOULD PROVE THEY ARE VIRGINS TO GO TO COLLEGE


It was the latest controversial statement by Egyptian lawmaker Elhamy Agina, and sparked furor on social media... READ MORE

1st October, 2016 2638

EGYPT FGM TRIAL 'CONVICTS DOCTOR OF MANSLAUGHTER'


Opponents of FGM were dismayed when Raslan Fadl was acquitted in November of charges relating to the death of 13-year-old Suhair al-Bataa... READ MORE

26th January, 2015 2536

HORSE BREAKS LEG OF MAN ATTEMPTING TO HAVE SEX WITH IT


Mr Castillo has served two sentences for past sexual incidents with horses... READ MORE

11th June, 2015 2520

WOMAN CHALLENGES TRADITION IN HER KENYAN VILLAGE


Kakenya Ntaiya is inspiring change in her native Kenyan village after opening its first primary school for girls... READ MORE

18th February, 2016 2314

18/30 WOMAN PRAISED FOR DEFENDING MUSLIM WOMAN 'HARASSED ON TRAIN FOR WEARING A HIJAB'


18 30 woman praised for defending muslim woman 'harassed on train for wearing a hijab'... READ MORE

10th November, 2015 2273

NO MORE PAGE 3 STICKS PICTURES OF MEN AND WOMEN IN THE SUN SIDE BY SIDE WITH REVEALING RESULTS


And there's not a single picture of a woman doing sport... READ MORE

4th December, 2014 1926

CALL THE MIDWIFE TACKLES FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION IN LATEST STORYLINE


This Sunday's episode of Call The Midwife BBC1 8pm will chart new territory as the sisters of Nonnatus House tackle female genital mutilation in 1960's Poplar... READ MORE

24th February, 2017 1852

13,000 GIRLS IN GERMANY AT RISK OF GENITAL MUTILATION FOLLOWING REFUGEE INFLUX, REPORT WARNS


The continuous influx of refugees from northern Africa has overwhelmed a country where female genital mutilation has so far been only a minor concern... READ MORE

19th July, 2017 1819

DOCTOR FOUND NOT GUILTY OF PERFORMING FGM


Dhanuson Dharmasena was cleared of performing the illegal procedure on a woman in a London hospital... READ MORE

4th February, 2015 1754

MISSING DOG REUNITED WITH OWNER AFTER 50-MILE ADVENTURE


His owners made attempts to track him down via Facebook, and the dog was eventually rescued by wardens at a Waitrose car park in Newark, Nottinghamshire... READ MORE

17th January, 2017 1717

JUDGE BANS FATHER TAKING DAUGHTERS TO NIGERIA FOR FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION


Ceremonial robes worn during the cutting of external female genitals had been sent to her from the girls family in Nigeria the court heard... READ MORE

24th July, 2015 1716

TURNBULL FINALLY ACTING ON MY CITIZENSHIP TEST SUGGESTIONS


Some of the new citizenship test questions announced by Mr Turnbull on Wednesday will canvass issues such as domestic violence, female genital mutilation and child marriage... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 1617

LAW TO MAKE FGM REPORTING MANDATORY


'Emotional suffering' Crime Prevention Minister Lynne Featherstone said it would help prevent this appalling crime from happening ... READ MORE

12th February, 2015 1430

LONDON ASSEMBLY URGES MAYOR TO LEAD CAMPAIGN ON FGM


But the London Assembly report said many believed the emphasis should be on preventing FGM and supporting those at risk rather than pursuing prosecutions... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 1268

MICHAEL MOORE MAKES PREDICTIONS ABOUT DONALD TRUMP'S PRESIDENCY


Michael Moore's predictions for Donald Trump's presidency are terrifying... READ MORE

26th January, 2017 1259

BOY DIES AFTER CLIMBING ON TRAIN


A 15-year-old boy who climbed onto a freight train dies after touching overhead power cables, police say... READ MORE

11th July, 2015 1232

CLINTON WIDENS POLL LEAD IN WAKE OF TRUMP ACCUSATIONS


The avalanche of sexual-assault allegations against Donald Trump barely dented his standing in a pair of stunning new polls released Sunday... READ MORE

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