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Washington Post politics reporter Felicia Sonmez sued the paper and several of its current and former editors for discriminating against her as a victim of sexual assault.
Rebecca Klar / The Hill
A former female employee alleges she faced verbal abuse and discrimination against her by a white male manager and that she was prohibited from applying for a higher-level role for which she was qualified. She also alleges that she was unlawfully fired in retaliation after her complaints.
"Many of the symptoms of menopause cannot possibly be directly produced by the ovaries, if you think about the hot flashes, the night sweats, the anxiety, the depression, the insomnia, the brain fog. Those are brain symptoms, and we should look at the brain as something that is impacted by menopause at least as much as your ovaries are.”
Stressed-out female Gen-Xers aren't sleeping well, and there are a bunch of reasons why.
Making women wear bikinis to play beach handball is putting them off the sport, a university team has said. Bath co-captain Emma said Steggles: "I would feel extremely uncomfortable being made to wear a bikini to play a sport I love."
Dorothy Wickenden / The New York Times
Shabana Basij-Rasikh is the co-founder of Afghanistan’s only all-girls boarding school, and she is anxiously waiting to see if the Taliban—which brutally opposes the education of girls and women—will make inroads in Kabul.