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Fans invited to celebrate FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 at dedicated ... - FIFA.com

Women's News from the Web - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 07:03

FIFA.com

Fans invited to celebrate FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 at dedicated ...
FIFA.com
Fans are invited to celebrate the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™ at Fan Zones located in all six official Host Cities: Vancouver, British Columbia; Edmonton, Alberta; Winnipeg, Manitoba; Ottawa, Ontario; Montreal, Quebec; and Moncton, New ...
FIFA Women's World Cup fever ready to sweep CanadaMetroNews Canada
2015 FIFA Women's World Cup: Super Falcon's Head To Canada Without ...Nigerian Observer
When Does The FIFA Women's World Cup Start?Huffington Post Canada
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Same-Sex Marriage Fits In Fine With History

Women's eNews - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 22:28
An argument against same-sex marriage has a warm, fuzzy Dr. Spock-ian ring. But a review of recent writings shows how marriage had nothing to do with child welfare. The shift of marriage towards love is an ideal best supported by making it inclusive.

'Feminist 5' Arrests Warning for China's Feminists

Women's eNews - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 22:11
In China, feminism made strides for many years when other types of political discourse was discouraged. But now the government is methodically isolating independent voices. This time there is no special pass for women.

Canada's women's baseball team making history - CBC.ca

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 05/18/2015 - 02:55

CBC.ca

Canada's women's baseball team making history
CBC.ca
"Canada is excited to welcome women's baseball to the Pan Am program," said Marcel Aubut, president of the Canadian Olympic Committee. "These women will make history as the first-ever Canadian Pan Am Games female baseball team and that honour is ...
Pan Am Games offer chance for Canada's women's baseball team to showcase ...National Post

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Rosanna Davison: 'I'm in favour of women's rights, but don't call me a feminist' - Irish Independent

Women's News from the Web - Sun, 05/17/2015 - 02:35

Irish Independent

Rosanna Davison: 'I'm in favour of women's rights, but don't call me a feminist'
Irish Independent
The former Miss World (30) features as the cover star in this week's LIFE Magazine, free with the Sunday Independent, and opens up about her conflict with being described as a feminist. When asked by about her thoughts on the subject, she said: "Oh ...
Rosanna Davison has slammed this 'misleading headline' and says she is 100 ...Yahoo News UK

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Efforts to promote women in business lead to first all-women trade mission - CTV News

Women's News from the Web - Sun, 05/17/2015 - 02:23

CTV News

Efforts to promote women in business lead to first all-women trade mission
CTV News
The trip is latest in a series of initiatives led by Leitch, who is also the minister of labour, that seeks to broaden the focus of Status of Women beyond its four-decades-only function primarily as a granting agency of the government. The 2015 budget ...
Harper Government creating export opportunities for Canadian business womenCanada NewsWire (press release)

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Prehistoric Men Treated Women Equally; Practiced Sexual Equality, Scientists ... - Yibada (English Edition)

Women's News from the Web - Sun, 05/17/2015 - 00:12

Yibada (English Edition)

Prehistoric Men Treated Women Equally; Practiced Sexual Equality, Scientists ...
Yibada (English Edition)
A study by a research team from the University College London shows ancient hunter-gatherer societies might have turned to egalitarianism, or the belief all people are equal and deserve equal rights and opportunities, to improve their chances for survival.
Early men and women had gender equality, say anthropologistsThe Independent
Gender Equality Existed Many Centuries AgoTimes Gazette
Early men and women were equal, say scientistsThe Guardian
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Abortion Clinic Boss Dons Bullet-Proof Vest; Uses Decoys

Women's eNews - Sat, 05/16/2015 - 20:09
Kristina Romero is just one of the many abortion providers across the country who deals with risks, from stalking to her children's lives being threatened, say David S. Cohen and Krysten Connon in this excerpt from "Living in the Crosshairs."

Girls in India Contend With Generation Gap

Women's eNews - Sat, 05/16/2015 - 19:48
For girls in India, times are changing, pulling us in the opposite direction, often, from our parents' hopes and expectations. Here's a look at a few girls I know. Some are fighting tradition. Others are gracefully bending to the ways of their parents and grandparents.

DIY Abortions Can Have Legal Complications

Women's eNews - Sat, 05/16/2015 - 19:28
Legal problems were limited in the reproductive sovereignty movement decades ago. But in the absence of knowledgeable support groups, which were crucial for us, the current trend in DIY medication abortions could be riskier.

Oops! I Made a Feminist Manifesto: George Miller and "Mad Max" - Indie Wire (blog)

Women's News from the Web - Sat, 05/16/2015 - 11:48

Indie Wire (blog)

Oops! I Made a Feminist Manifesto: George Miller and "Mad Max"
Indie Wire (blog)
In a marked contrast with the kerfuffle over "Avengers: Age of Ultron" and avowed-feminist director Joss Whedon's depiction of women onscreen, George Miller seems almost surprised at the movie he ultimately came up with – like it genuinely just ...
7 ways 'Mad Max: Fury Road' sublimely subverts movie sexismHitFix
“Mad Max: Fury Road”: Where feminist revenge fantasy meets old school ...Salon
Mad Max: Fury Road's George Miller: "Initially, There Wasn't a Feminist Agenda"The Mary Sue
A.V. Club -WPSU
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Canadian women lose heartbreaker to Australia in rugby sevens final at London - Edmonton Journal

Women's News from the Web - Sat, 05/16/2015 - 09:43

The Globe and Mail

Canadian women lose heartbreaker to Australia in rugby sevens final at London
Edmonton Journal
LONDON, England - Ellia Green scored with no time remaining Saturday as Australia rallied to edge Canada 20-17 in the final of the London Sevens women's rugby tournament. The Canadians had seemed to be headed to their first ever Women Sevens ...
Canadian women must wait for their place in Rio sunTimes Colonist
Canada tops group, Kiwis' 37-game winning streak snapped in LondonThe Globe and Mail

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Transgender rights versus feminism: What makes a woman? - International Business Times UK

Women's News from the Web - Sat, 05/16/2015 - 07:01

International Business Times UK

Transgender rights versus feminism: What makes a woman?
International Business Times UK
Yet at a time when trans rights are on the rise, a number of radical feminists insist on regarding trans women as men, denying them basic access to health care, women's facilities and anywhere considered a women's space. ... In the US, the radical ...

'I'll See You in My Dreams' Opens May 15, Pure Fun

Women's eNews - Fri, 05/15/2015 - 06:08
Other films not to miss, which open in the next two weeks, include the femme-centric thriller "Every Secret Thing" and the eye opening documentary "Seeds of Time."

Dina Kawar: UN Needs More Female Peacekeepers

Women's eNews - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 21:47
The first Arab woman to serve as president of the U.N. Security Council, Dina Kawar talks to Women's eNews about the U.N.'s role in protecting women in conflict, as well as female Syrian refugees in Jordan.

Forever 21 Transgender Case Marks Legal Flashpoint

Women's eNews - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 21:25
A lawsuit claims that supervisors called a worker undergoing a male-female transition "disgusting" and a "hot mess." The lawsuit challenging the employer's conduct is part of a growing trend of expanding legal protections for transgender individuals.

N.Y. Targets Nail Salons; House OKs Abortion Ban

Women's eNews - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 20:48
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has decided to crack down on the mistreatment of workers in nail salons. Also this week, the U.S. House voted to ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.

FIFA Women's World Cup primer: Teenager Jessie Fleming scores to lift Canada ... - Edmonton Journal

Women's News from the Web - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 19:20

FIFA Women's World Cup primer: Teenager Jessie Fleming scores to lift Canada ...
Edmonton Journal
The teenage Fleming scored in the first half and LeBlanc took over in net in the second half to give Canada a 1-0 win over Mexico in a women's soccer friendly on Thursday. Canada is preparing for the Women's World Cup, training in California and Mexico ...

Playwright Taps Abortion for Off-Broadway Drama

Women's eNews - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 06:09
Playwright Steven Somkin answers questions about what inspired him to write "Melissa's Choice," a play about an environmentalist's conflict with an unplanned pregnancy.

Champion for religious women's rights dies at 76 - The Times of Israel

Women's News from the Web - Thu, 05/14/2015 - 04:26

The Times of Israel

Champion for religious women's rights dies at 76
The Times of Israel
Lindenbaum was a vice president and founding board member of the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance and a founding board member of Yeshivat Maharat, which ordains Orthodox Jewish woman. She joined her husband Marcel and Rabbi Shlomo Riskin of ...
Belda Lindenbaum, Pioneer for Orthodox Women, Dies at 76Jewish Daily Forward

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