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Bring Tissues and Go See 'Louder Than Words'

Women's eNews - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 22:35
"Rich Hill" is another big winner opening Aug. 1. There's also plenty of escapes into silliness in this lineup, and later in the month Jennifer Kroot's "To Be Takei" offers a show-biz treat.

Hobby Lobby Recrafts the Definition of Abortion

Women's eNews - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 03:26
A Supreme Court footnote acknowledges the difference between the victorious plaintiffs and the Food and Drug Administration on what constitutes abortion. Will other birth controls interfere with closely-held corporations' religious beliefs too?

My Acquaintance Rapist Finally Figured It Out

Women's eNews - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 22:49
Among college students, attitudes toward sexuality can be dangerously divergent, as my own traumatic experience attests. We need another campus-rape summit to talk about this.

Insurance for Eating Disorders Inadequate

Women's eNews - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 01:26
As health reform is getting implemented and taking practical shape we must have coverage of this killer illness that applies to all phases of needed and critical treatment.

Happily, Teen Lifeguards Say It's Not 'Baywatch'

Women's eNews - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 00:39
While an occasional male swimmer may ogle them, female teen lifeguards express satisfaction with the work and pay. "I stand my ground, enforce the rules and call people out, no problems come my way," says one.

'A Feminist's Redemption' author speaks at Women in Business luncheon - Dixie Press Online

Women's News from the Web - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 10:39

Dixie Press Online

'A Feminist's Redemption' author speaks at Women in Business luncheon
Dixie Press Online
ST. GEORGE — Local author of “A Feminist's Redemption,” Jayme Burgess Payne, will be speaking at the Women in Business luncheon in Cedar City Wednesday from noon-1 p.m.. “A Feminist's Redemption” is the story of a lost young working woman ...

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Patricia Solis Doyle: 'Fight for women's equality is indistinguishable from ... - NCR-Iran.org (press release)

Women's News from the Web - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 09:36

Patricia Solis Doyle: 'Fight for women's equality is indistinguishable from ...
NCR-Iran.org (press release)
She told a gathering of Iranians in Paris on June 27 how Mrs Clinton wanted to tell a conference in Beijing in 1995 how 'women's rights are human rights, and human rights are women's rights'. Mrs Doyle said: "Hillary planned to call for the end of ...

Naylor: Looking ahead to the 2015 Women's World Cup - TSN

Women's News from the Web - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 09:01

Fifa.com

Naylor: Looking ahead to the 2015 Women's World Cup
TSN
Our struggles in men's soccer are well documented, with just one World Cup appearance in 1986, despite the fact that participation levels for soccer players in Canada surpassed hockey during the late stages of the last century. The national men's team ...
FIFA Women's World Cup Is Coming To Canada In 2015Huffington Post Canada
Canada 2015 official poster launchedFifa.com
FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 – official poster launchBoxscore
Northwest Public Radio
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Too few women in chess: governing body - InsideHalton.com

Women's News from the Web - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 08:30

Too few women in chess: governing body
InsideHalton.com
According to the Chess Federation of Canada, while interest in playing competitively wanes for both genders in their teens, the percentage of girls who drop out is higher than boys, resulting in abysmally few women at the game's top levels. For the ...

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Martin is surprise winner of women's British Open - Yahoo Canada Sports

Women's News from the Web - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 08:11

Yahoo Canada Sports

Martin is surprise winner of women's British Open
Yahoo Canada Sports
(Reuters) - An eagle at the 18th hole gave American Mo Martin a surprise victory in the women's British Open at Royal Birkdale on Sunday. It was not only her first major, but a first success in any event on the LPGA Tour. Martin, from California ...
Martin completes 'rags-to-riches' journey with winGolfweek.com
Mo Martin, with eagle on 18, wins Women's BritishWashington Post
A magical moment for Mo MartinESPN
Canada.com
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Australian women still 75 years behind on pay equality, says Oxfam - The Guardian

Women's News from the Web - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 04:59

The Guardian

Australian women still 75 years behind on pay equality, says Oxfam
The Guardian
“The interaction between women's paid and unpaid workloads is one of the most crucial and yet most neglected systemic issues in economic policy making,” said the report, called The G20 and Gender Equality. ... Australia ranks well among the G20 when it ...
The B20 and G20 must make gender equality a priorityThe Canberra Times
Revealed: Women will have to wait another 75 YEARS until they're paid as much ...Daily Mail
It will take 75 years for women to achieve equal pay with menThe Age

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Leonard Pitts Jr.: Supreme hypocrisy on women's rights - San Jose Mercury News

Women's News from the Web - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 03:01

MSNBC

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Supreme hypocrisy on women's rights
San Jose Mercury News
It is a case of Supreme hypocrisy. The adjective refers to that nine-person tribunal at the top of the American legal system, the noun to its latest act of judicial malpractice. Meaning not the notorious Hobby Lobby decision handed down at the end of ...
Women's rights advocates protest Hobby Lobby birth control decisionwivb.com
Rally for Women's Rights at Bangor Hobby LobbyWABI
Hobby Lobby opens a new front in the 'War on Women'MSNBC
The Register-Guard -Isthmus -Reuters Blogs (blog)
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Dems Craft Contraception Bill; Girl's Rape Mocked

Women's eNews - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 20:12
To override the Supreme Court's decision on contraceptives Democrats are working on a bill to ensure universal workplace access to coverage for birth control. In alarming news, a teen's rape has spawned an outbreak of mockery on social media.

If You've Already Skipped Tammy, Try Gabrielle

Women's eNews - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 03:26
Not even a rain-soaked July 4th could help "Tammy," starring Melissa McCarthy. But while the Warner Brothers' blockbuster comedy falls short, the French film "Gabrielle" certainly does not.

Hermione to empower women, promote gender equality - Hamilton Spectator

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:46

The Independent

Hermione to empower women, promote gender equality
Hamilton Spectator
The Harry Potter star is "excited" about her role promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women for the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women division.. Watson, 24, tweeted: "So excited to start work with the ...
Emma Watson named as UN Women Goodwill AmbassadorThe Independent
UN Women Announces Emma Watson As New Goodwill AmbassadorETCanada.com (blog)
Emma Watson steps up for new role as women's rights championThomson Reuters Foundation
Telegraph.co.uk -International Business Times AU -ThinkProgress
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Teens Say School Sex Harassment Goes Unpunished

Women's eNews - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 20:11
"You get one speech and everybody ignores it, like harassment isn't there," says one student. Another says "the focus has to shift to telling boys that they can't treat girls in certain ways."

On Sexual Assault, Harvard Takes Big Step Forward

Women's eNews - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 19:56
Let's hope this policy flashes a red light at any schools that might be considering enforcement of the backward Campus SaVE Act passed last year.

Derraugh named head coach of Canada women's hockey team - TSN

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 10:42

TSN

Derraugh named head coach of Canada women's hockey team
TSN
CALGARY - Former assistant Doug Derraugh was named head coach of the Canadian national women's hockey team Monday. He succeeds Kevin Dineen, who recently served as head coach of the Canadian men's under-18 team after guiding the women's ...

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Women's Equality Office: Kara Santokie's Big Idea - Toronto Star

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 10:29

Women's Equality Office: Kara Santokie's Big Idea
Toronto Star
A Women's Equality Office with a permanent location in city hall will help to oversee policy design, provide knowledge of how policy outcomes often affect women and men differently, ensure political commitment to gender equity, and act as resource for ...

Unmarried Reshape Electorate; Hobby Lobby Case Ripples

Women's eNews - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 19:04
Unmarried women are becoming a powerful new voting bloc in the United States. Also this week, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered lower courts to rehear any cases in which companies had sought to deny coverage for any type of contraception after the Hobby Lobby case ruling.
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