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Most Post-Disaster Funding Is a Disaster, How to Do It Right

By Guest Authors Fatima van Hattum and Arianne Shaffer, Kindle Project Women Awareness Centre Nepal, shown here in happier days before the earthquake, is now active in community-led disaster responses. Courtesy of International Development Exchange. Show More Summary

Most Post-Disaster Funding is a Disaster, How to Do It Right

By Guest Authors Fatima van Hattum and Arianne Shaffer, Kindle Project Women Awareness Centre Nepal, shown here in happier days before the earthquake, is now active in community-led disaster responses. Courtesy of International Development...Show More Summary

What It's Like to Be an OB/GYN in Sierra Leone: An Interview

Each day, around 800 women across the globe die because of complications during pregnancy or childbirth. Doctors Without Borders, the international medical organization that sends physicians to impoverished areas, recently launched a multimedia project to illuminate the reality of these unnecessary deaths. Show More Summary

FIFA Under Pressure To Pay Women's Soccer Teams Fairly

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

A national campaign to pressure FIFA to pay women's soccer teams fairly gained wide attention in its first day, after the international soccer governing body awarded the U.S. women's soccer team, winners of the Women's World Cup, $6 million less than it paid the U.S. Show More Summary

Iconic Brand Shift: DKNY Loses the DK. Donna Karan Moving On. It’s Our Non-TV Story of the Day

“In a major shift for American fashion, Donna Karan, the 66-year-old founder and chief designer of Donna Karan International [DKI], a brand that defined the way American working women dressed for decades, announced on Tuesday that she was leaving the...

Women Landowners Set to Make Changes after Attending Workshop

On Wednesday, June 10, a Women Caring for the Land workshop met at the Pender, Nebraska, fire hall. As a female intern for the Center for Rural Affairs, I attended the workshop to help other women from the Center run the day’s events. Women Caring for the Land is a project of the Women Food and AG Network. Show More Summary

Watch India Vs. New Zealand Women’s Cricket Live Online: 2nd ODI, World Cup Qualifier Streaming

Watch a crucial women’s cricket match live online as India faces New Zealand with a qualifying berth in the 2017 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup on the line. The match will be the second One Day International of a five-match series between India and New Zealand, but only the first three matches in the series Watch India Vs. Show More Summary

Eating A Handful Of Nuts Every Day Could Help You Live Longer

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

A few nuts a day could keep the doctor away. In a new study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, men and women who ate a minimum of 10 grams of peanuts and/or tree nuts daily were found to be at lower risk for dying...Show More Summary

Navigating Today's Modern Communications Environment

Someone sees a tweet from Emma Watson about International Women's Day and clicks the link. Another person watches her speak at the UN on his or her phone. And a third person participates in an interactive chat with her on Facebook. These...Show More Summary

Norwegian male reporters 3 v 3 game against international ladies team [Video]

Reporters in Norway decided to challenge three professional Norwegian women international footballers to a game of 3 v 3. With the FIFA women’s world cup set to kick off in a couple of days there was pressure on the ladies to ensure they saw off the reporters quite comfortably. Show More Summary

Photos: Gay rodeo contestants compete in Little Rock

For two days in April, 75 contestants competed at the International Gay Rodeo event in Little Rock, Arkansas, hoping to qualify for the IGRA 2016 finals in Las Vegas. Unlike other rodeos, all men and women are eligible to compete … Continue reading ? The post Photos: Gay rodeo contestants compete in Little Rock appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

170 Out Of 46,000 New York City Taxi Drivers Are Women

Data Visualisation by @JodySieradzki. Data Source: International Women's Day.

Biggest Women's World Cup in history to kick off with many contenders

Back in the day, before FIFA spent much of its time fending off criminal indictments, the organization used to put on major international soccer tournaments.

Taking Action to Combat State-Sanctioned Violence Against Women Worldwide

May 28 is the International Day of Action for Women’s Health—a day advocates have commemorated since 1987. This year, the focus is on institutional violence. Image: Shutterstock The post Taking Action to Combat State-Sanctioned Violence Against Women Worldwide appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Activists Celebrate “International Day to Promote Abortion” Day Today. Guess Who’s Not Celebrating

Today, May 28, pro-abortion activists around the world are calling for universal access to abortion and rallying against laws that ban or restrict abortion calling such laws “institutional violence” against women. May 28 is not only a day but a campaign designated by a coalition of NGOs as International Day for Women’s Health with its […]

We Can Prevent and Treat Obstetric Fistula. Let's Do Both.

On International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, the global health community paused to stand with the more than two million women around the world who live with the untreated aftermath of this devastating childbirth injury -- and to advocate...Show More Summary

Female Activists Cross the Korean Divide on Peace March

A group of 30 activists, including famed feminist Gloria Steinem, plan to cross the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea on May 24, to mark International Women' Day for Peace and Disarmament.

Pro-Abortion Gloria Steinem to Lead Women’s March in North Korea, Ignores Forced Abortions There

In North Korea, pro-abortion activist Gloria Steinem will be leading a march for women in celebration of International Women’s Day for Peace and Disarmament. According to Fox News, the march is supposed to bring world attention to calls for a resolution to tensions between North and South Korea. Steinem will be visiting hospitals and factories […]

Girls and Computing

This is the first of three articles about girls and women in Computing. On March 8th it was International Women's Day. This year's theme was Empowering Women - Empowering Humanity: Picture It! There is more information here: International Women's Day. Women programming Colossus, back in the day. Show More Summary

How to Get Hair Like a Victoria's Secret Model

On May 2, Victoria's Secret is celebrating its first-ever international Bombshells' Day. For this special occasion, the brand is encouraging women to pamper themselves with a spa day, a blowout, or a manicure. You don't have to tell us twice! We enlisted a group of Glamsquad hairstylists to give our POPSUGAR staffers a model-worthy makeover. Show More Summary

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