17 Jul
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After a 40-year Ban, Iranian Women Allowed to Watch World Cup with Men.

Female soccer fans packed a stadium in Tehran after the de facto ban on their attendance was lifted. For the first time in nearly 40 years, female soccer fans helped pack an Iranian stadium’s stands to cheer on their country in the World Cup after a decadeslong ban was briefly lifted. The historic moment at […]

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21 Jun
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Breshna Musazai Gets Standing Ovation As She Graduates With Honors

Breshna Musazai, also known as Afghanistan’s Malala, earned her diploma after surviving a Taliban attack. When “Afghanistan’s Malala” walked painfully to the stage with the aid of a walker to collect her college diploma last month at the American University in Kabul, the entire audience gave her a standing ovation. Breshna Musazai, 28, completed her […]

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15 Jun
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New York Women are Most Stressed According to a Study

Confirming the perceived wisdom that life in New York is more stressful than anywhere else, a new survey released by Northwell Health, New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, found that women in the New York tri-state area are significantly more prone to stress compared to men and women nationwide. A national […]

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08 Jun
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Becky Hammon Woman Is Up for an NBA Head Coaching Job

Becky Hammon, first full-time female coach at NBA, appears to be up for the head coaching job.  News leaked that the Milwaukee Bucks of the NBA will interview Becky Hammon for their head coaching vacancy, making her the first woman to be placed under formal consideration for a head coaching job in the league’s seventy-two year […]

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07 Jun
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Cannes Film Festival Promises Greater Gender Equality.

Organizers of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival signed a pledge committing to policies promoting more gender equality, in response to activism from women in the film industry. “The world is no longer the same. We must examine our own practices, our habits and our history,” said festival head Thierry Fremaux, who has faced criticism for […]

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