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Even if women do get diagnosed in time, getting treatment is costly and can mean heading to Ghana. On World Cancer Day, Anna Limontas-Salisbury delves into the major challenges in lowering breast cancer rates in this West African country.
Sisterhood shown to be powerful incentive at women's gyms
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Women-only gyms, once seen as the exercise alternative for out of shape women of a certain age, are actively shedding that reputation, fitness experts say. Young, professional women are discovering that female-only fitness zones ...
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Tradition hindering gender equality
The challenges women face in accessing health care and education coupled with restrictions and the undermining of their political, economic, and social rights are some of the most damaging and egregious forms of direct and structural patriarchal violence.
El Salvador elections: Putting women's rights on the agenda
The passage of the Special Law marks a historical moment for feminist activists and Salvadoran women's organisations, who have spent many years campaigning for legal reform for wider protection of women's rights. This law, in tandem with a new Equality ...
Canada falls to US in women's soccer friendly
Canadian women's head coach John Herdmann says he's tired of seeing his team lose to the United States. Winless against its arch rival since 2001, Canada dropped its latest contest — a friendly between the two nations on Friday night — 1-0 on a goal ...
Canada set to face mighty US in women's soccer friendlyThe Globe and Mail
Drought continues for Canada's women's soccer team against USToronto Star
USA beat Canada to extend unbeaten streak to 40 gamesThe Guardian
Bleacher Report -San Jose Mercury News
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Harper Government Aims to Advance Women in Nova Scotia's Digital Economy - Canada NewsWire (press release)
Harper Government Aims to Advance Women in Nova Scotia's Digital Economy
Canada NewsWire (press release)
HALIFAX, Feb. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Peter MacKay, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Central Nova, and Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, on behalf of the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, ...
Digital Economy in Nova Scotia SupportedNet Newsledger
Ottawa gives $300K to help attract women to technology sector in Nova ScotiaHuffington Post Canada
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Leroux leads US over Canada in women's soccer friendly
FRISCO, Texas -- Canadian women's head coach John Herdmann says he's tired of seeing his team lose to the United States. Winless against its arch rival since 2001, Canada dropped its latest contest -- a friendly between the two nations on Friday night ...
Administrators of North Central Bronx Hospital have a deadline of April 30 to reopen a maternity ward or lose it altogether. At a negative time for public hospitals, community activists are worried about what could be decided without their input.
An elected official in Seattle decided to give most of her paycheck away to activist organizations. Also this week, the Republican House passed more restrictions on insurance coverage for abortions.
One of the Quran's most controversial verses, Ranya Tabari Idliby was horrified to discover, was being taught to her American Muslim son. In this excerpt from "Burqas, Baseball and Apple Pie," she interprets the verse as allegory, not instruction.
Canada to tackle US in women's soccer friendly
The head coach of the Canadian women's soccer team has seen all of the eye-popping American stats — unbeaten on home soil since 2004 and a current run of 39 straight games without a loss. 'It's important. You play the world No. 1. They're unbeaten in ...
Canada set to take on US in women's soccer friendlyEdmonton Journal
Leroux always emotional when US women face Canada in soccer showdownLethbridge Herald
Canada, US set to meet in women's friendly650 CKOM News Talk Radio
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"The GIFT Box," a sidewalk exhibit about the dangers of human trafficking, has been on display in New York in the week leading up to the Super Bowl on Sunday, being held a few miles away in New Jersey.
Expressed in an essay published in XO Jane this week, the article has angered many women of color and those who practice yoga, who call the story racist, discriminatory against larger women and further fueling the lack of diversity in yoga.
New public database says 824 murdered, missing indigenous women in Canada
News Talk 650 CKOM
Pearce cross-referenced police web sites and reports, court documents, newspaper articles and other sources to confirm 824 missing and murdered aboriginal women in Canada. That number is a lot larger then the largely quoted 582 from the Native ...
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National Right to Life News
New York State Assembly Passes Women's Equality Act
RH Reality Check
On Monday, the New York State Assembly passed an omnibus bill known as the Women's Equality Act, a ten-point agenda that would codify a woman's right to choose an abortion, attempt to reduce gender-based pay discrimination, and strengthen ...
New York State Assembly Passes Abortion-Expansion LegislationNational Right to Life News
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Eugenie Bouchard to lead women's competition next month in Montreal
The native of Westmount who made headlines in Canada last week after unexpectedly making the final four in Melbourne, will be joined by Gabriela Dabrowski of Ottawa, Sharon Fichman of Toronto and Aleksandra Wozniak of Blainville. The World Group II ...
Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard to lead Canadian team in Fed Cup tieStarPhoenix
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Indian women's rights commissioner suggests gang-rape victim was partly to ...
A number of shocking incidents have since been highlighted in Indian media, most recently the case of 20-year-old woman who said she was gang-raped in a rural area of West Bengal in eastern India on the orders of a village court last week. Mirje, who ...
India's Highest Court Upholds Gay Sex Ban, While Female Politician Blames ...International Business Times
Women's panel member draws flak for blaming victims in rape casesDaily News & Analysis
Indian female politician may get sacked for comments that women may invite ...Vancouver Desi
Zee News -Bangkok Post
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Progressive women seized on elements of the speech as a chance to showcase legislative priorities. A leader of one conservative women's group, however, slammed the State of the Union address, deriding Obama as "provider in chief."
Is Beyonce Being A Feminist Just For Record Sales?
Young women embraced the former Destiny Child member's brand of empowerment, academics accepted the iconic singer as an “imperfect feminist,” but feminist nonetheless, and most commentators on women's rights were just happy that someone was doing so ...
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Countdown to Sochi: Canada's former women's hockey coach opens up
Little more than a month ago, Hockey Canada dropped a bombshell: The head coach of the women's team was resigning due to “personal reasons.” It was 57 days before the opening ceremony in Sochi. After all this time, there are still questions as to why ...
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