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4 Manitobans help Canada win gold in OT at world ringette championship - CBC.ca

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 01/04/2016 - 14:46

CBC.ca

4 Manitobans help Canada win gold in OT at world ringette championship
CBC.ca
Team Canada's men's team may not have fared well in the world juniors over the holidays, but four Manitoba women on the country's U21 ringette team certainly did. "It's been a long journey for these girls," said Laralie Higginson, executive director of ...

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This Is the Reproductive Rights Landscape United States Women Face in 2016 - Mic

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 01/04/2016 - 09:32

Mic

This Is the Reproductive Rights Landscape United States Women Face in 2016
Mic
Although Roe v. Wade legalized abortion more than 40 years ago, far too many women still effectively live in a pre-Roe era. There have been 282 abortion restrictions enacted in the United States since 2010, 51 of them in the first half of 2015 alone ...

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Trudeau urged to create gender-equal Senate - CTV News

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 01/04/2016 - 06:11

CTV News

Trudeau urged to create gender-equal Senate
CTV News
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is being urged to achieve gender equality in the Senate this year, by filling all of the current vacancies with female candidates. More than 80 ... "We need women to be at the table in all our glorious diversity from ...
Trudeau urged to create gender-balanced SenateThe Globe and Mail

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Missing, murdered indigenous women pre-inquiry meetings begin in Thunder Bay, Ont. - CBC.ca

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 01/04/2016 - 02:02

CBC.ca

Missing, murdered indigenous women pre-inquiry meetings begin in Thunder Bay, Ont.
CBC.ca
Participants must register and are encouraged to take part in an orientation session on Tuesday before meeting with Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett and Minister of Status of Women Patty Hajdu, the following day. An invitation to the so ...
Government of Canada Launches Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls ...Canada NewsWire (press release)
Ottawa launches online survey about inquiry into murdered aboriginal womenMontreal Gazette
Pre-Inquiry #MMIW Meetings Getting Underway in Thunder BayNet Newsledger

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I Asked My Doctor About Low Libido During Breast-Cancer Treatment

Women's eNews - Sun, 01/03/2016 - 22:24
That made me rare if not unique. Very few women raise this concern even though there are plenty of reasons to prioritize sex. We must open a door on this part of the treatment and recovery process and here are three ways to start.

Sisters in Law - The New Yorker

Women's News from the Web - Sun, 01/03/2016 - 19:00

The New Yorker

Sisters in Law
The New Yorker
The second Hawa'a's Rights lecture, on April 26th, addressed personal-status law, the category of Saudi law that governs marriage, divorce, guardianship, and inheritance. The lecturer, Bayan Mahmoud Zahran—a thirty-year-old Jeddah attorney who ...

In France, Marine Le Pen Pushes Abortion Politics Into View

Women's eNews - Sat, 01/02/2016 - 23:54
Her far-right party is well known for its anti-immigrant, nationalist message. In a country that serves as a beacon for abortion rights, she is also challenging that part of the status quo.

Canada's Humphries to pilot women's crew against men in World Cup bobsleigh - Times Colonist

Women's News from the Web - Sat, 01/02/2016 - 14:11

Toronto Sun

Canada's Humphries to pilot women's crew against men in World Cup bobsleigh
Times Colonist
CALGARY - Canada's Kaillie Humphries will pilot a four-man bobsleigh on the World Cup circuit again, but with an all-female crew this time. Humphries and Elana Meyers Taylor of the United States became the first women to pilot male crews on the World ...
Bobsleder Humphries to pilot women's crew against menToronto Sun

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Women's Rights at Stake: How the Supreme Court and Abortion Laws Will Shape ... - AlterNet

Women's News from the Web - Fri, 01/01/2016 - 17:38

AlterNet

Women's Rights at Stake: How the Supreme Court and Abortion Laws Will Shape ...
AlterNet
Two, the presidential election will almost certainly be a match-up between an anti-choice man and a pro-choice woman, making the whole contest starkly symbolic of the struggle between women who want full equality and those who want to restore women to ...

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Look at Your Teen Daughter and See Into the Future

Women's eNews - Thu, 12/31/2015 - 05:56
They are going to become our presidents, doctors, teachers and soldiers. Their statistics are better than boys and they are charming and fun. I don't want to hear any more parents telling me their "boys are so much easier."

Top 5 Women's eNews Stories of 2015

Women's eNews - Wed, 12/30/2015 - 05:05
What were the most read Women's eNews stories published this year? Find out.

"10 Times Women Owned 2015" By Lovett Shows The Most Notable Feminist Moments ... - Bustle

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 12/29/2015 - 10:07

Bustle

"10 Times Women Owned 2015" By Lovett Shows The Most Notable Feminist Moments ...
Bustle
2015 is rapidly coming to an end, so in order to commemorate some of the biggest leaps forward for feminism this year, Irish women's site Lovett created the video "10 Times Women Owned 2015." From Angela Merkel to Amy Schumer, women have been ...

Netanyahu backs both status quo and change for women at Western Wall - The Times of Israel

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 12/29/2015 - 09:10

The Times of Israel

Netanyahu backs both status quo and change for women at Western Wall
The Times of Israel
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged Tuesday to find a solution for women wishing to read from the Torah at the Western Wall, while upholding the status quo that bans them from doing so, a statement from his office said Tuesday. ... The petition ...
Netanyahu agrees with haredim not to allow Women of the Wall to read Torah at ...Jerusalem Post Israel News
Israel PM slammed over women discriminationwww.worldbulletin.net
Report: Netanyahu Decides to Back ultra-Orthodox Against Women of the WallHaaretz
JP Updates
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Jennifer Merin's List is In: Her Top 10 Movies of 2015

Women's eNews - Tue, 12/29/2015 - 05:38
My only criterion is this; what was so good I simply could not possibly leave it out. But as it turns out, many on my list boast strong, proactive female characters. And there's no gratuitous violence.

Women's rights group blasts Yankees for Aroldis Chapman trade - New York Daily News

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 12/29/2015 - 02:18

New York Daily News

Women's rights group blasts Yankees for Aroldis Chapman trade
New York Daily News
A women's rights group is blasting the Yankees for the trade with the Reds that will bring closer Aroldis Chapman, who is under investigation for an alleged domestic violence incident, to the Bronx next season. “The Yankees should be ashamed of ...

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Nigeria: Rights Commission Survey Focuses On Detention of Women, Children in ... - AllAfrica.com

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 12/28/2015 - 22:48

Nigeria: Rights Commission Survey Focuses On Detention of Women, Children in ...
AllAfrica.com
World over, issues around women and children are quite critical that no responsible government can afford to treat them with disdain. It is even more critical when the rights of this vulnerable group are violated. When such hapless incidents become a ...

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NHL announces 1st women's Winter Classic game - CBC.ca

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 12/28/2015 - 09:06

CBC.ca

NHL announces 1st women's Winter Classic game
CBC.ca
The NHL Winter Classic will for the first time include an outdoor game between two women's hockey teams. Montreal's Les Canadiennes, of the Canadian Women's Hockey League (CWHL), will take on the Boston Pride of the newly formed National Women's ...

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Covering women's rights through an environmental lens can be a bit of a doozy - Fusion

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 12/28/2015 - 03:38

Fusion

Covering women's rights through an environmental lens can be a bit of a doozy
Fusion
Allow me to pull back the curtain for a moment: Covering women's rights through an environmental lens can be a bit of a doozy. I've spent much of the past year trying to figure out how to do it with, hopefully, nuance and intelligence. I invited our ...

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Ms. Foundation for Women names Top 10 feminist celebrities of 2015 - Las Vegas Sun

Women's News from the Web - Sun, 12/27/2015 - 23:20

Bustle

Ms. Foundation for Women names Top 10 feminist celebrities of 2015
Las Vegas Sun
“Celebrities who embrace feminism or speak out for equality are using their voice to guide the larger conversation around equal rights,” Younger said. “We hope that, through our annual Feminist Celebrity of the Year survey, we are highlighting ...
5 Ways You Could Be Excluding Women From Your Feminism Without Realizing ItBustle

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