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On International Day, UN reminds world of invisible plight of millions of widows and their children

2015-06-24

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging the world on the fifth International Widows’ Day

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Meryl Streep, Michelle Obama Discuss Gender Equality: "We're Still Not There Yet"

Lorena O'Neil
2015-06-23

Meryl Streep and Michelle Obama had an inspiring and candid conversation about motherhood, their legacies and the challenges young girls face in a new interview with More magazine

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Lebanon launches hotline for women domestic workers to report abuse

Magda Mis
2015-06-23

Lebanon has launched a 24-hour hotline for female domestic workers to allow them to report abuse or mistreatment and receive help

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Kids of working moms are better off

2015-06-23

Daughters of working mothers grow up to be more successful in the workplace than their peers. They earn more and are more likely to be bosses

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Turkey elections mark the start of a revolution for women

Semanur Karaman
2015-06-22

As a young feminist, I was pleasantly surprised when the election results delivered a blow to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s growing authoritarianism

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Afghan clerics protest nomination of first woman to Supreme Court

Mirwais Harooni
2015-06-19

Members of an influential Islamic panel in Afghanistan have protested against President Ashraf Ghani's nomination of a woman to the Supreme Court

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Redesigned $10 U.S. bill to feature a woman, democracy

Megan Cassella
2015-06-18

Jack Lew said on Thursday a newly redesigned $10 bill, set to be unveiled in 2020, will feature "a woman who has contributed to and represents the values of American democracy."

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Women, ethnic, religious minorities change face of Turkish parliament

Jonny Hogg
2015-06-12

A record number of women, together with Christians, ethnic Kurds and Armenians, are set to enter Turkey's parliament after Sunday's election

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Jeb Bush In 1995: Unwed Mothers Should Be Publicly Shamed

2015-06-11

In a chapter called "The Restoration of Shame,” the likely 2016 presidential candidate made the case that restoring the art of public humiliation could help prevent pregnancies “out of wedlock.”

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