The first all-women media house in Somalia has been launched, creating a rare opportunity for female journalists in the country to research and publish stories they want to tell.
The fashion for face-covering headgear has been hailed by style writers as one of the key trends for 2022 after being worn by a number of influential musicians and sports stars. But some feminists and women’s rights groups have called the trend “inappropriate” and “irresponsible” because balaclavas have long been associated with crime, particularly sexual attacks on women.
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A new campaign has been set up by MP Stella Creasy to counter the ‘motherhood penalty’ in the party’s selection process.
It was meant as a gentle nod to the women who farm the often bleak uplands of south-west Britain. But the landlord of a Dartmoor pub has been forced to rethink a decision to bill one of their lunchtime staples not as a “ploughman’s” but a “ploughperson’s”.
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“The demand is to stop the harassment,” said Javiera, 17, who was one of hundreds of girls to join protests outside the prestigious Santiago Lastarria school, after male students were found swapping intimate photos of their female classmates on Instagram. “We are demanding justice for victims, and for schools to stop protecting abusers.”
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Volunteers patrol Polish border to fill what they say is a dangerous gap in protection for vulnerable refugees.
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Daylight attack heightens concern over how sexual assault is seen as isolated incidents rather than systemic problem.
Blackmore, who became the first woman to win the Champion Hurdle and Grand National last season, is now the first woman to land the Cheltenham Gold Cup.