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  • Article: Viral Photo of Australian Athlete Tayla Harris Sparks Crucial Discussion About Sexism
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    Viral Photo of Australian Athlete Tayla Harris Sparks Crucial Discussion About Sexism

    By Madeleine Keck|March 21, 2019

    "My hamstring is OK, but derogatory comments aren't." Read more

  • Article: Niger's Top Court Rules Against 'Fifth Wives' Treated as Sex Slaves and Servants
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    Niger's Top Court Rules Against 'Fifth Wives' Treated as Sex Slaves and Servants

    March 21, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The ruling rejected the centuries old custom of men taking unofficial wives who live as slaves. Read more

  • Article: A Woman Just Won the 'Nobel Prize of Math' for the First Time
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    A Woman Just Won the 'Nobel Prize of Math' for the First Time

    By Daniele Selby|March 20, 2019

    Karen Uhlenbeck is a mathematician and professor at the University of Texas. Read more

  • Article: Marriott International Commits to Spend $100 Million With Women-Owned Businesses
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    Marriott International Commits to Spend $100 Million With Women-Owned Businesses

    By Sophie Barbier|March 20, 2019

    And more news from the sidelines of the 63rd CSW in New York Read more

  • Article: 'Fireman Sam' Sexism Debate Rages Online — and Clearly Some People Think It’s the Apocalypse
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    'Fireman Sam' Sexism Debate Rages Online — and Clearly Some People Think It’s the Apocalypse

    By James Hitchings-Hales|March 20, 2019

    The Fire Service wants to recruit more women. That doesn't mean the world's "gone mad." Read more

  • Article: Amal Clooney and Prince Charles Teamed Up to Create an Award to Empower Women
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    Amal Clooney and Prince Charles Teamed Up to Create an Award to Empower Women

    By Daniele Selby|March 19, 2019

    The award will recognize young women whose work has impacted their communities. Read more

  • Article: South Sudanese 'Superwoman' Wins Award for Helping Children of Rape Survivors
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    South Sudanese 'Superwoman' Wins Award for Helping Children of Rape Survivors

    March 19, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    These children are often vulnerable to recruitment by armed groups. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Women Participate in Special Olympics for the First Time Ever
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    Saudi Women Participate in Special Olympics for the First Time Ever

    By Daniele Selby|March 18, 2019

    The country has been slowly easing restrictions on women’s participation in sports. Read more