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Source: The Week

61 things Donald Trump has said about women

Tuesday 20:58 GMT

"Oftentimes when I was sleeping with one of the top women in the world I would say to myself, thinking about me as a boy from Queens, 'Can you believe what I am getting?'" [2008]. 55. "Women have one of the great acts of all time.

“It's certainly not groundbreaking news that the early victories by the women on The Apprentice were, to a very large extent, dependent on their sex appeal."

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Source: Common Domain

More American women are having babies in their 30s than their 20s

Tuesday 20:57 GMT

In 2016, for the first time ever, there were more women in their early 30s having babies than younger moms, according to data from the government’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released last year.

Women in general are having fewer babies in the U.S. The overall birth rate in the U.S. in 2014 was 62.9 births for every 1,000 women ages 15 to 44, down from 70.9 births for every 100,000 in 1990.

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Source: Global News

Canada should do more to help women, girls displaced by war: Oxfam Canada

Tuesday 20:57 GMT

That’s according to a new report from Oxfam Canada, which takes a close look at how Canada provides international humanitarian aid and the gaps that exist when it comes to outcomes for women and girls in refugee situations.

Leave daughter in Canada or take her to Sudan where she faces genital mutilation. Oxfam Canada also published findings last month following a series of interviews, focus groups and surveys of hundreds of women and men from the host and refugee communities in Bangladesh, suggesting Rohingya women and girls who survived genocide in Myanmar are facing new risks in refugee camps, notably when it comes to access to water and sanitation facilities.

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Source: The Guradian

Cursed: witches are planning a public hexing of Brett Kavanaugh

Tuesday 20:57 GMT

A coven of witches will gather in an occult bookstore in Brooklyn, New York, on Saturday to place a hex on supreme court justice Brett Kavanaugh.

If you’re going to be these awful bullies, you have to understand someone is going to punch you back and it might as well be a bunch of witches from Brooklyn.” If you want to hijack the country, if you want to steal the election, if you want to overturn Roe v Wade, if you want to harm people who are queer, well guess what, we’re not doing civility.

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Source: Washington Post

‘Blue wave’ or ‘left-wing mob’ Anti-Trump fervor fuels a new movement aimed squarely at winning elections.

Tuesday 19:07 GMT

All told, this loosely woven framework has added up to a potentially potent force, new on the political left, with a singular goal of winning elections.

“There’s something new to be angry about every day,” said Kathryn Potter, 34, a stay-at-home mother who lives in the 6th Congressional District.

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Source: DW

Sexual abuse and violence against women widespread in Europe's parliaments

Tuesday 20:58 GMT

The findings by the Inter-Parliamentary Union, an organization for individual parliamentarians, and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe provide a snapshot into how widespread sexual abuse and violence against female government workers is in Europe's parliaments.

The study warned that male MPs had gotten away with committing harassment and abuse because most of Europe's parliaments had failed to introduce the right mechanisms for women to report mistreatment or seek help.

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Source: Fox News

Women poised to make history with 2018 midterm elections

Tuesday 19:07 GMT

With a record number of women running for office in the 2018 midterm elections – and with many poised to make history – the trend this year seems to be a blue and pink wave in politics.

"I hope the attention to women candidates this year, and particularly the ways in which they are making history, inspire other women to get engaged and inform a broader public of the need for more women," Dittmar said. "I hope it can be informational and inspirational to voters."

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Source: Common Domain

Rock Star U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Makes World Cup

Tuesday 19:07 GMT

Perhaps an hour after the U.S. Women’s Soccer team beat Jamaica 6-0 on Sunday at Toyota Stadium to qualify for the 2019 World Cup, someone handed Megan Rapinoe a phone.

The U.S. is grooving with a mix of veterans—four players in Sunday’s starting lineup also started the 2015 World Cup final—and newcomers that reflect the depth of women’s talent in the U.S. Soccer Federation pool.

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Source: Common Domain

Most people keep their salaries a secret—why that strategy can backfire

Tuesday 20:58 GMT

“Employees may be afraid to ask coworkers about their salaries because that may force them to reveal their own salaries, which they dislike.”

In other words, people may want to help an individual negotiate a new salary by revealing their own wage, but that could cause bigger problems if those details become more widely known.

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Source: The Guradian

Meghan’s maternity wardrobe: what does a modern duchess wear?

Tuesday 20:57 GMT

Now there are maternity business suits with stretchy side panels, maternity athleisure, even maternity Spanx for red-carpet events.

She is the modern duchess, hauling the royal family into the 21st century with her artisan elderflower cakes and feminism and cross-body bags. And now, with The Happy News, Meghan is navigating a very 21st-century challenge: how a thirtysomething first-time mother incorporates a baby bump into the sleek, streamlined identity of the independent-minded modern woman.

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Source: Fox News

Mrs. America contestants accuse pageant CEO of racial bias

Tuesday 19:07 GMT

Four contestants in this year's Mrs. America pageant on Monday called for the pageant's CEO to apologize over accusations he used racial slurs and stereotypes in a conversation at a contest-related event.

Crissy Timpson, Mrs. New Jersey, said the party was actually the second time she had heard Marmel's comments, and that he had said them to her a couple of days before when she arrived in Las Vegas for the pageant.

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Source: BBC

The rise of the fashion ‘happening’

Tuesday 20:57 GMT

Under the cavorting cherubs of Rubens’ Banqueting House ceiling during London Fashion Week, guests at accessories designer Anya Hindmarch’s ‘Chubby Clouds’ presentation lolled happily on the world’s largest beanbag, taking refuge from the rigours of Fashion Week to the voice of Zeb Soanes reading the Shipping Forecast, lullabies from The London Gay Men’s Chorus and guided meditations.

Take the catwalk show, for example: that quick-step conveyor belt of new garms that forms the mainstay of most fashion weeks.

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Source: Common Domain

When women can’t access abortion, some take drastic measures

Tuesday 20:57 GMT

A woman seeking abortion in Louisiana may be up to 10 times more likely to experience a policy-related reason for not having an abortion as low-income women who consider abortion in Maryland, which had 25 clinics as of 2014.

Researchers Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH), a reproductive health research group based at the University of California, San Francisco, compared abortion laws in Louisiana and Maryland and found state restrictions have a larger effect on women than initially thought.

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Source: Huffington Post

'The View' Hosts Rip Trump For Calling Stormy Daniels 'Horseface'

Tuesday 20:58 GMT

The hosts of “The View” slammed President Donald Trump on Tuesday for his tweet about Stormy Daniels in which he called her “Horseface.”

Trump tweeted the disparaging remark while celebrating a federal judge’s decision to dismiss a defamation lawsuit against him by Daniels, a porn star and writer who alleges she had an affair with Trump in 2006. Hostin noted that only one claim against Trump was thrown out; the judge dismissed a defamation lawsuit and ordered Daniels to pay the president’s legal fees.

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Source: DW

Uganda: Women use the power of knowledge to escape poverty

Tuesday 20:57 GMT

Read more: Teen activist Zuriel Oduwole: 'Education is more than learning in class'. Koch manages more than 17 women's groups in central Uganda's Kalunga district.

When health worker Kora Koch returns to the villages on the boda boda, she can be sure there will be plenty of questions waiting for her.


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