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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

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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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Canada defined teamwork at FIBA Americas Women's Championship - Edmonton Journal

Women's News from the Web - Sun, 12/27/2015 - 15:34

Edmonton Journal

Canada defined teamwork at FIBA Americas Women's Championship
Edmonton Journal
Canada's Kia Nurse dribbles past Brazil's Gilmara Justino during a semifinal game at the FIBA Americas Women's Championship basketball tournament at the Saville Community Sports Centre on Aug. 15, 2015. Bruce Edwards / Edmonton Journal.

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A climate change holdout, Canada's most powerful Aboriginal woman and four ... - National Post

Women's News from the Web - Sun, 12/27/2015 - 13:37

National Post

A climate change holdout, Canada's most powerful Aboriginal woman and four ...
National Post
... “Puglaas,” which meant “a woman born to noble people” in Kwak'wala. She was in her early teens when her father, Bill Wilson a First Nations leader, took to a dais to push for amendments that would enshrine Aboriginal rights in the Canadian ...

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How Maasai women in Kenya are helping to make your cosmetics

Women's eNews - Sun, 12/27/2015 - 02:51
It's a day-long drive from Kenya's capital Nairobi to Twala in Laikipia County. The last 50 miles is along a dusty road, and then you arrive at the farm of the Twala Cultural Manyatta. It's oasis-like, and the moment you enter the gate, the fresh smell of greenery strikes a contrast with the aridity you leave behind.

Patriarchy Is the Only Way to Explain Pregnancy Politics

Women's eNews - Sun, 12/27/2015 - 02:30
We are witnessing dazzling advances in fertility treatments. But why, as we teeter on the brink of uterus transplants, are women catching more flak at pharmacies for just trying to fill a birth control prescription? And why is there not a single law about male fertility?

2015 Films Gave Actresses Real Vehicles for Greatness

Women's eNews - Fri, 12/25/2015 - 03:55
Mainly, I'm looking back on a bounty of roles for actresses. But real women were also the subject matter of a trio of documentaries about Janis Joplin, Amy Winehouse and Nina Simone. See as many of these standouts from the year as you can.

'Tis the Season of Super Volatile Worker Scheduling

Women's eNews - Wed, 12/23/2015 - 03:29
Last-minute shoppers at this time of year are often face-to-face with workers reeling from their dizzying holiday hours. Meanwhile some workers face a different problem altogether: excess rigidity. Fortunately, lawmakers are beginning to see both as problems.

Women's rights advocate saddened, not surprised by Precious Charbonneau's murder - CBC.ca

Women's News from the Web - Tue, 12/22/2015 - 18:28

CBC.ca

Women's rights advocate saddened, not surprised by Precious Charbonneau's murder
CBC.ca
Harmy Mendoza, executive director of the Woman Abuse Council of Toronto, told CBC News that while she is shocked by the incident, it is a reminder that violence against women is rampant in Canada. "A woman is murdered by her intimate partner every six ...

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Top 5 Teen Voices Partner Stories of 2015

Women's eNews - Tue, 12/22/2015 - 00:07
What were the most popular Teen Voices partner stories of 2015? Find out.

'Pre-Apprentice' Programs Can Break Open Jobs for Women

Women's eNews - Mon, 12/21/2015 - 22:35
Women have been stuck at low rates of apprenticeships for decades. The government is now working to expand this vital on-the-job training to new industries and this time we should make sure women don't miss the boat.

Canada's women's soccer team falls to Brazil in international tourney - CBC.ca

Women's News from the Web - Mon, 12/21/2015 - 12:41

CBC.ca

Canada's women's soccer team falls to Brazil in international tourney
CBC.ca
Janine Beckie scored the first goal but host Brazil responded with three of its own, including two from Monica, for a 3-1 victory over Canada on Sunday in the final of the international women's soccer tournament in Natal. Monica's first goal of the ...
Brazil downs Canada in international women's soccer finalTheChronicleHerald.ca

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