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World Athletics Awards: Two Africans make final five for women's award

24.11.2020 22:33

Ethiopia's Letsenbet Gidey and Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir are on the final list for the Female Athlete of the Year award for 2020.

Tags: Africa, Women, PC
From: www.bbc.co.uk

Two hurt in suspected terror incident at supermarket in Swiss city of Lugano

24.11.2020 21:59

A Swiss woman attacked two other women in a supermarket in southern Switzerland on Tuesday, regional police said, adding that "terrorist motives" could not be excluded.

From: www.france24.com

Zahara: Violence against women in South Africa 'a pandemic'

24.11.2020 19:02

Zahara, a platinum-selling singer in South Africa, talks to the BBC about surviving a violent attack.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Janet Yellen, Biden’s expected Treasury pick, has broken more than gender barriers

24.11.2020 18:35

WASHINGTON — Janet Yellen became an economist at a time when few women entered the profession and fewer still rose in a male-dominated environment. She is now poised to become the first female Treasury secretary and one of few people to ever have wielded economic power from the White House, the Federal Reserve and the [...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

‘In Gratitude,’ Judy Jordan’s Geodesy Wine Supports Women In Agriculture

24.11.2020 18:03

After three decades in the wine industry, vintner Judy Jordan's dream gives back. “This is in gratitude to the agricultural families, our way to say thank you to them,” says Jordan.

From: www.forbes.com

Janet Yellen And The Male-Dominated World Of Economics

24.11.2020 17:13

The share of women in economics is below many other male-dominated fields including science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, and it has not increased since the 1990s.

From: www.forbes.com

'Superintelligence' star Melissa McCarthy: 'Love wins'

24.11.2020 16:58

In "Superintelligence," Melissa McCarthy plays an average woman chosen by an artificial intelligence to help decide whether humanity is worth saving or if the Earth is better off being blown to smithereens. Despite the current toxicity and divisiveness in the U.S., like her character in the film, McCarthy says she believes that most people are good. (Nov. 24)

Tags: Women
From: rssfeeds.usatoday.com

What Hides In The Shadows Of The Pandemic? Domestic Violence

24.11.2020 15:33

Several United Nations’ reports indicate that since the outbreak of the pandemic, empirical research suggests that all types of violence against women and girls, particularly domestic violence, has intensified.

Tags: Women, Girls
From: www.forbes.com

Grammy nominees for Best Rock Performance all women for first time ever

24.11.2020 15:31

Step aside, gentlemen. Women are rocking the Grammy Awards vote this year.

From: www.cnet.com

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