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Standing in solidarity: The people marching to protest sexual harassment of women

Standing in solidarity: The people marching to protest sexual harassment of women

Standing in solidarity: The people marching to protest sexual harassment of women Standing in solidarity: The people marching to protest sexual harassment of women On Saturday 3 April I was there to document with my camera and stand in solidarity with hundreds of people marching from Trafalgar Square to Parliament to protest against sexual harassment of women. The 97 March …

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Could the Pandemic Prompt an ‘Epidemic of Loss’ of Women in the Sciences?

Could the Pandemic Prompt an ‘Epidemic of Loss’ of Women in the Sciences?

Could the Pandemic Prompt an ‘Epidemic of Loss’ of Women in the Sciences? Could the Pandemic Prompt an ‘Epidemic of Loss’ of Women in the Sciences? Like many women during the pandemic, Alisa Stephens found working from home to be a series of wearying challenges. Dr. Stephens is a biostatistician at the University of Pennsylvania, and the technical and detail-oriented …

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Outcry in Pakistan After Imran Khan Links Rape to How Women Dress

Outcry in Pakistan After Imran Khan Links Rape to How Women Dress

Outcry in Pakistan After Imran Khan Links Rape to How Women Dress Outcry in Pakistan After Imran Khan Links Rape to How Women Dress ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — An outcry has erupted in Pakistan after Prime Minister Imran Khan blamed a rise in rape cases on how women dressed, remarks that activists denounced as perpetuating a culture of victim blaming. Mr. …

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‘The Most Unsafe Workplace’? Parliament, Australian Women Say

‘The Most Unsafe Workplace’? Parliament, Australian Women Say

‘The Most Unsafe Workplace’? Parliament, Australian Women Say ‘The Most Unsafe Workplace’? Parliament, Australian Women Say SYDNEY, Australia — When Julia Banks arrived in Parliament five years ago after a successful career in law and business, she felt as if she’d stepped back into the ’80s. Alcohol flowed freely. She occasionally smelled it on the breath of male lawmakers when …

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Women, 86 Percent Absent From Jordan’s Work Force, Are Left Behind

Women, 86 Percent Absent From Jordan’s Work Force, Are Left Behind

Women, 86 Percent Absent From Jordan’s Work Force, Are Left Behind Women, 86 Percent Absent From Jordan’s Work Force, Are Left Behind AMMAN, Jordan — Marwa Alomari’s compassionate and patient style made her a popular English teacher, filling her classes in Irbid, Jordan, with eager students and her off hours with private tutoring. A university graduate, she was paid up …

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Women Are Calling Out ‘Rape Culture’ in U.K. Schools

Women Are Calling Out ‘Rape Culture’ in U.K. Schools

Women Are Calling Out ‘Rape Culture’ in U.K. Schools Women Are Calling Out ‘Rape Culture’ in U.K. Schools LONDON — For weeks, the harrowing anonymous testimonies have poured in, one after another. Accusations of sexual assault of girls as young as 9. Girls shamed by classmates after intimate photos were circulated without their consent. One girl was blamed by classmates …

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Three Women Working to Vaccinate Children Shot Dead in Afghanistan

Three Women Working to Vaccinate Children Shot Dead in Afghanistan

Three Women Working to Vaccinate Children Shot Dead in Afghanistan Three Women Working to Vaccinate Children Shot Dead in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan — Three health workers, all women, working for the government’s polio vaccine campaign were shot dead in Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, local officials said, only weeks after three women working in television were killed in the …

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A Biologist, an Outlandish Stork and the Army of Women Trying to Save It

A Biologist, an Outlandish Stork and the Army of Women Trying to Save It

A Biologist, an Outlandish Stork and the Army of Women Trying to Save It A Biologist, an Outlandish Stork and the Army of Women Trying to Save It Life can change in an instant, as I experienced when I first laid my eyes on a tall and bizarrely striking bird known as the greater adjutant. It was India in 2018, …

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Nawal El Saadawi, Advocate for Women in the Arab World, Dies at 89

Nawal El Saadawi, Advocate for Women in the Arab World, Dies at 89

Nawal El Saadawi, Advocate for Women in the Arab World, Dies at 89 Nawal El Saadawi, Advocate for Women in the Arab World, Dies at 89 Dr. Saadawi was among some 1,500 activists jailed by President Sadat shortly before his assassination in October 1981. She was released three months later and published, in Arabic, “Memoirs From the Women’s Prison,” in …

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Black women were half as likely to be hired for state or local jobs than white men, a report says.

Black women were half as likely to be hired for state or local jobs than white men, a report says.

Black women were half as likely to be hired for state or local jobs than white men, a report says. Black women were half as likely to be hired for state or local jobs than white men, a report says. Government workers have been particularly hit hard by the pandemic. Nearly 1.4 million of the 9.5 million jobs that have …

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