Women’s World

  • Anisimova sees dawn of new era in women's tennis 23 Sep 2019 14:38 WUHAN, China: American youngster Amanda Anisimova believes Bianca Andreescu's US Open victory is the dawn of a new era in women's tennis, where the teens are ready to conquer. Canadian 19-year-old Andreescu upset Serena Williams in the final at …
  • 5 women explain how they navigate having great casual sex and hookups 23 Sep 2019 14:19 Savana Ogburn / Refinery29 for Getty Images Genuinely good sex is hard to come by, as are actually good, healthy relationships. We're big fans of having one without the other, as long as everyone involved is happy and safe (and having a giant laugh …
  • This model staged an unplanned protest during a Gucci Fashion Week show 23 Sep 2019 14:18 In case you were wondering why your feeds have been chocker with vlogger street style and FROW-fashwan recently, Milan Fashion Week, which comes to an end today, has been in full swing. But, in a shocking turn of events on Sunday night, a model on the …
  • World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates Calls for Decisive Action, With No Time to Waste 23 Sep 2019 14:14 Armed Conflicts, Civil Society, Featured, Global, Global Governance, Headlines, Human Rights, Peace, TerraViva United Nations Nobel Peace Laureate and Former President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos, opens the summit with other Laureates onstage (David …
  • Women, Children and Climate First 23 Sep 2019 14:12 Regardless what Conservative Republicans or their Mercer/Koch updates of rich Uncle Pennybags proclaim life on earth is diminished by manufacturers, from Mustard Gas to E-Cigarettes and Opioids, America's Greatest Generation, Baby Boomers, over …
  • Women will be allowed to enter football stadiums soon - Iranian officials assure FIFA - LIB 23 Sep 2019 13:46 Football’s governing body FIFA has been “assured” by Iran that they will lift its 40-year ban and allow women to attend a World Cup qualifying game next month. According to FIFA, the strict law against women breaches international soccer statutes …
  • Kyrgyzstanis win 7 medals at World Grappling Cup in Kazakhstan 23 Sep 2019 13:43 Bishkek, Sept.23, 2019 /Kabar/. Kyrgyzstan’s athletes won 7 bronze medals at the World Grappling Championships in Kazakhstan. The results published on United World Wrestling’ web site. The tournament is taking place in Nur-Sultan. Bronze medalists …
  • Monster Energy’s Nyjah Huston Takes First Place at the 2019 SLS World Championship in São Paulo 23 Sep 2019 13:36 Monster Energy congratulates team rider Nyjah Huston on claiming his third back-to-back World Championship title in Men’s Street Skateboarding in São Paulo, Brazil. Huston claims his sixth career and third consecutive World Championship Title in Men’s …
  • Ivanka Trump brings ‘star power’ to global women’s empowerment. But is it helping women? 23 Sep 2019 13:04 During a five-day South American trip to promote women’s empowerment, Ivanka Trump was greeted like a head of state everywhere she went. At lavish banquets in her honor, she was toasted by the presidents of Colombia and Paraguay. People tracked her …
  • FIFA ‘assured’ women in Iran will be welcome at soccer matches 23 Sep 2019 12:50 Football's world governing body has long been concerned by the issue and its president Gianni Infantino spoke to Iranian officials following the death of Sahar Khodayari, a female fan who set herself on fire after she was denied access to a soccer …
  • Women, Children Killed as Saudi Military Aircraft Bomb Mosque in Yemen 23 Sep 2019 12:46 TEHRAN (FNA)- Saudi warplanes bombed a mosque in Amran province in Western Yemen, killing seven people, including children and women. Al-Masirah TV reported that the victims lost their lives in an airstrike early on Monday. They were from the same family …
  • 'Edible forests' can fight land clearing and world hunger at the same time 23 Sep 2019 12:17 Reducing emissions from deforestation and farming is an urgent global priority if we want to control climate change. However, like many climate change problems, the solution is complicated. Cutting down forests to plant edible crops feeds some of the world …
  • Great Ayton cyclist Harry Tanfield dedicates his World medal to his late mum 23 Sep 2019 11:58 Harry Tanfield has dedicated his UCI World Championship medal to his late mother Clare. The Great Ayton cyclist helped the Great Britain team finish in the bronze medal position in Harrogate on Sunday. And what made his achievement even more remarkable was …
  • World: Background paper: Rural livelihoods, food security and rural transformation under climate change 23 Sep 2019 11:54 Executive summary Despite decades of attention to agricultural development, food security and rural poverty, poverty and food insecurity remain, especially amongst rural dwellers in Asia, Africa and Central America. With climate change the challenges only …
  • Toni-Ann to the world 23 Sep 2019 11:49 While growing up in Bath, St Thomas, Toni-Ann Singh began a love affair with singing and classical music that continued when she migrated to the United States 14 years ago. Singh's musical chops helped her win the Talent fast track segment of the Miss …
  • Louis Vuitton partners with Riot Games on League of Legends World Championship 23 Sep 2019 11:44 Louis Vuitton and Riot Games announced they will collaborate on the League of Legends World Championship that kicks off on October 2 and culminates in Paris on November 10. For Riot, the partnership is a new high mark for esports sponsorships, as Louis …
  • 1 in 4 Canadian women believe Trudeau is a feminist: poll 23 Sep 2019 11:37 A new poll of Canadian women says only one in four believe Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when he says he is a feminist. The survey conducted by DART and Maru/Blue surveyed 753 randomly selected adult Canadian women who are members of their online panel …
  • Edmonton advocate calls for more inclusive spaces for plus-size women 23 Sep 2019 11:31 In a photo posted to Instagram, Marielle Terhart gazes into the camera lens, her plus-size body elegantly resting on a bed of crumpled sheets.  It's the kind of imagery that has made the 29-year-old Edmonton photographer, writer and body inclusive …
  • Precious Pazani’s World Cup dream 23 Sep 2019 11:25 BY DANIEL NHAKANISO AS her profile continues to grow on the continent and beyond after being assigned to officiate in Rugby Africa’s flagship tournaments for both men and women, top female rugby referee Precious Pazani has set her sights on becoming the …
  • Saudi jets bomb mosque in Yemen, kill women, children 23 Sep 2019 11:20 Saudi warplanes have bombed a mosque in Amran province in western Yemen, killing seven people, including children and women. Yemen’s al-Masirah TV reported that the victims lost their lives in an airstrike early on Monday. They were from the same family …
  • Best Fifa Football Awards: Virgil van Dijk, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi – we pick our world XI 23 Sep 2019 11:17 The greatest footballers in the world will tonight come together as Fifa stage the Best Fifa Football Awards in Milan. Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk make up the shortlist for the Best Men's Player award, while 50 players are on …
  • Women in Travel Retail count down to major charity event at Cannes 23 Sep 2019 11:16 Women in Travel Retail (WiTR) is counting down to its networking and fundraising event which is held every year during the TFWA World Exhibition. As reported, WiTR’s charity is a The Beauty Vocational Training and Education Support programme run in Siem …
  • Korean nationalism and the ‘comfort women’ issue 23 Sep 2019 11:11 FUKUOKA – Recently I attended a session on the “comfort women” issue at a Kyushu University symposium on war-related heritage in East Asia. I was surprised by the diversity in views among the Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Australian presenters at the …
  • Watch: Cycling Road World Championships - GB in action in women's junior time trial 23 Sep 2019 10:31 Yorkshire hosts the first UCI Road World Championships to be held in Britain since 1982 and the BBC will be showing live coverage from 22-29 September. There will be live coverage of each race across BBC Two, the Red Button and iPlayer, as well as the BBC …
  • Poorest people getting world's small change to cope with climate crisis 23 Sep 2019 10:30 The world’s poorest people, increasingly buffeted by storms, floods and droughts, have been getting less than 1 cent a day each in international help to protect them from wild weather and rising seas as the Earth heats up, aid group Oxfam said Monday. Its …
  • World: People, Planet… and Peace - A shared statement by peace building organizations International Day of Peace, 21 September 2019 23 Sep 2019 10:23 The United Nations (UN) was founded to “save succeeding generations from the scourge of war.” Now, 75 years later, will we reaffirm our commitment to collective action, centered on a vision of a peaceful and prosperous world for all? The global economic …
  • The $100 Trillion Opportunity: The Race To Provide Banking To The World’s Poor 23 Sep 2019 10:15 Two years ago, Amylene Dingle lived with her husband and 7-year-old daughter in Payatas, an impoverished Manila neighborhood with the largest open dump site in the Philippines. Her husband worked on the security staff in a government building, earning 4, …
  • Toni-Ann Singh crowned Miss Jamaica World 2019 23 Sep 2019 09:55 It is said that lightning does not strike the same place twice. And, no doubt, Toni-Ann Singh, Miss Jamaica World (MJW) 2019, hopes that this notion may change in her favour. Singh placed first at Saturday’s coronation show, and so, she will be heading to …
  • Saand Ki Aankh trailer: Taapsee and Bhumi star in this underdog tale of world’s oldest sharpshooters 23 Sep 2019 09:45 The trailer of Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar starrer Saand Ki Aankh is out. And by the looks of it, the movie will offer an interesting take on the life of elderly sharpshooters Chandro and Prakashi Tomar. The video shows how the Tomar women take up …
  • Empowering women through Le Tour de Femina 23 Sep 2019 09:36 KUALA LUMPUR: The stage is set for women riders from around the world to sizzle here as Malaysia committed itself to hosting yet another top international cycle race — Le Tour de Femina slated for Sept 7-12. Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman …
  • Model protests Gucci's 'offensive' mental health imagery at Milan show 23 Sep 2019 09:21 Written by Amy Woodyatt, CNN A runway model has staged a protest at Gucci's Spring/Summer 2020 show at Milan Fashion Week, describing the fashion house's decision to "use the imagery of straight jackets and outfits alluding to mental …
  • Empowering women in science 23 Sep 2019 09:15 THE Organisation for Women in Science for the Developing World’s (OWSD) Malaysia National Chapter (MNC) recently marked its eighth year in facilitating the advancement of women in the field of science and technology. Since its inception in 2011, the …
  • Yonsei professor accused of disparaging ‘comfort women’ suspended, denies allegations 23 Sep 2019 08:49 A Yonsei University professor was suspended Monday from teaching after his remarks on wartime sexual enslavement sparked controversy. The university said Monday in a statement that Ryu Seok-chun, a sociology professor, has been suspended from teaching and …
  • Skechers Returns to London Fashion Week 23 Sep 2019 08:46 LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 23, 2019-- Skechers returned to Mercedes-Benz London Fashion Week as male and female models walked the runways in Skechers footwear from a selection of the global brand’s stylish collections. As part of the Spring/Summer …
  • FIFA: Women Will Be Able to Attend World Cup Qualifier in Tehran 23 Sep 2019 08:46 FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Sunday that the world football's governing body has been "assured" by Iranian authorities that women will be able to attend a World Cup qualifier in Tehran next month. FIFA had demanded Iran allow women …
  • Happy birth month Uncle Pai! What’s new in the Tinkle world? 23 Sep 2019 08:33 Kalia the crow hits the Big Four-Oh next year. He’s become more complex over the years, expanding his social circles as he moved from the little forest he was born in, to colourful Big Baan. He is not the only character from the well loved Tinkle universe …
  • Anushka Sharma, Ekta Kapoor find a place in Fortune India’s Most Powerful Women in Business list 23 Sep 2019 08:28 Anushka Sharma and Ekta Kapoor are 39th and 22nd, respectively, in the list of India’s Most Powerful Women in Business. (Anushka Sharma, Ekta Kapoor/ Instagram) Fortune magazine’s list of Most Powerful Women in Business ranks India’s most influential …
  • Fashion icon Harry Watt remembered as witty, fun and fabulous following his death 23 Sep 2019 08:25 Posted September 23, 2019 18:17:35 Iconic South Australian fashion designer Harry Watt has been remembered as witty, fun and fabulous following his death overnight at age 82. Key Points Fashion designer Harry Watt died overnight with his partner George …
  • How Chitral stole the show at Milan Fashion Week 2019 23 Sep 2019 08:24 Design­er Stella Jean travel­led to Pakist­an to employ local artisa­ns creati­ng handma­de embroi­deries­ PHOTO: VOGUE Just last week, Pakistani models Mushk Kaleem and Alicia Khan made headlines for being selected to walk for Haitian-Italian designer …
  • South Korea beats Argentina 3-1 at FIVB Women's World Cup 23 Sep 2019 07:39 Kim Yeonkoung (Top) of South Korea spikes the ball during the Round Robin match between South Korea and Argentina at the 2019 FIVB Women's World Cup in Toyama, Japan, Sept. 22, 2019. South Korea won by 3-1. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)
  • World’s Hard Fought Battle Against Climate Change 23 Sep 2019 07:07 Climate Change, Development & Aid, Environment, Featured, Global, Globalisation, Headlines, Migration & Refugees, Poverty & SDGs, TerraViva United Nations, Trade & Investment Climate Change UNITED NATIONS, Sep 23 2019 (IPS) - UN Secretary- …
  • Is Labour allergic to women? 23 Sep 2019 06:47 September 23, 2019 10:00am by David Farrar Andrea Vance writes: “The rot is very deep. [The] party is allergic to women.” Those are powerful words from a former Beehive aide, appalled by how the Labour party has handled allegations of sexual assault by a …
  • Watch out, Kenyan women will murder then ‘eat’ your money 23 Sep 2019 06:18 Women have something that all men want, and they spare no efforts to ensure they get as much cash and property as possible in exchange. The story is told about the Maasai in the rough old days before the colonials brought a modicum of peace and …
  • US gymnast Simone Biles confirms world championships berth 23 Sep 2019 05:19 Simone Biles confirm her spot on a fifth straight gymnastics World Championships team. — Reuters pic LOS ANGELES, Sept 23 ― Simone Biles won the all-around competition at the US selection camp yesterday to confirm her spot on a fifth straight gymnastics …
  • Emmy Awards 2019: Michelle Williams urges respect for women 23 Sep 2019 04:35 Michelle Williams poses with the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for Fosse/Verdon at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards.(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) Michelle Williams said in her Emmy-winning speech that …
  • For Kurdish Iraq’s women entrepreneurs, persistence pays off 23 Sep 2019 04:34 ARBIL: Smiling proudly, Zilan Serwud welcomed hungry customers swarming her newly-opened food truck in Kurdish Iraq. But launching the venture required more than just permits and loans: Serwud needed family approval. Lingering societal prejudice, family …
  • News24.com | London mayor claims Labour racism | US seeking Iran diplomacy: WATCH the top world news videos for today 23 Sep 2019 04:15 Sadiq Khan: Hierarchy of racism exists within the Labour Party A "hierarchy of racism" appears to exist within the Labour Party, London Mayor Sadiq Khan has claimed. Khan attacked the party's handling of allegations of anti-Semitism. Pompeo: …
  • Tari Piring performance in South Solok breaks Indonesian world record 23 Sep 2019 04:09 11 hours ago Tari Piring performance in Padang Aro, South Solok, West Sumatera, on Sunday, September 22, 2019, breaks Indonesian World Records (MURI) for the biggest Tari Piring performance with 2,890 dancers. (ANTARA/Erik Ifansya Akbar/Sw) Solok …
  • Iran assures Fifa women can attend match 23 Sep 2019 04:04 MILAN: Fifa has been “assured” by Iranian authorities that women will be able to attend the October World Cup qualifier in Tehran, Gianni Infantino, president of the body said on Sunday. A female Iranian fan died earlier this month, after setting herself …
  • Paris fashion week braces for climate protests, absent star 23 Sep 2019 04:01 Paris women's fashion week is bracing itself for climate change and animals rights protests as it starts Monday, with one of its biggest stars -- Virgil Abloh -- missing. Extinction Rebellion activists had called for London fashion week to be cancelled …
  • 'Believe her': Michelle Williams urges respect for women 23 Sep 2019 03:25 NEW YORK - Michelle Williams said in her Emmy-winning speech that women need to be listened to and fairly compensated for their work. "I see this an acknowledgement of what is possible when a woman is trusted to discern her own needs, feel safe enough …
  • ‘Believe her’: Michelle Williams urges respect for women 23 Sep 2019 03:19 NEW YORK — Michelle Williams said in her Emmy-winning speech that women need to be listened to and fairly compensated for their work. “I see this an acknowledgement of what is possible when a woman is trusted to discern her own needs, feel safe enough to …
  • Virgil aims to be best in world 23 Sep 2019 03:13 The Liverpool defender pipped Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to the UEFA player of the year award last month and could do so again when FIFA announces its 2019 winners at the Teatro alla Scala. Champions League winner Van Dijk was nominated on a three- …
  • 'Believe her': Michelle Williams urges respect for women in Emmys acceptance speech 23 Sep 2019 02:50 LOS ANGELES -- Michelle Williams said in her Emmy-winning speech that women need to be listened to and fairly compensated for their work. "I see this an acknowledgment of what is possible when a woman is trusted to discern her own needs, feel safe …
  • View: Women’s cricket in a fix 23 Sep 2019 02:38 By Boria Majumdar It is now in the public domain that the BCCI has filed an FIR against two individuals for alleged attempts at match fixing ahead of the India-England women’s ODI series in February. The head of the BCCI’s anti-corruption unit (ACU), Ajit …
  • A war of words fought over women's bodies 23 Sep 2019 02:36 his month, the United Nations General Assembly will hold a high-level meeting to secure a commitment by member states to deliver universal health coverage (UHC), including financial risk protection and access to essential health-care services, medicines, …
  • Mental Health: Debunking Myths In Black Community 23 Sep 2019 02:30 By Black Health Matters Hint: You cannot pray depression away Addressing mental health in our community is a touchy subject—and it should be a given how many African Americans are suffering from a form of depression and anxiety or mental illness such as …
  • Palmer Trinity School Hosts Fifa Women’s World Cup Champion Coach Jill Ellis 23 Sep 2019 02:26 Palmer Trinity School (PTS) recently hosted a “fireside chat” with Jill Ellis, a proud Palmer Trinity parent and head coach to the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team. The discussion included a question and answer session with Palmer Trinity students.    …
  • ‘Believe her’ -Michelle Williams urges respect for women 23 Sep 2019 02:24 NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Williams said in her Emmy winning speech that women need to be listened to and fairly compensated for their work. She said her win was an acknowledgement “of what is possible when a woman is trusted to discern her own needs, feel …
  • Letters to the Editor: 'Dignified Ireland can be an example for rest of the world' 23 Sep 2019 02:21 Throughout their tumultuous history, the Irish people have witnessed outright horror, from famine, to the pain endured by children in orphanages, to the Troubles.  However, even in times of deep tragedies, they have stood high, transcended their sorrows, …

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