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Sex less likely and less satisfying as women hit older age

(Reuters Health) - The number of women who have sex regularly falls off with age as does the number who report enjoyable sex after menopause, a new study shows....

Sex less likely and less satisfying as women hit older age

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Daily strides may mean longer life for older women (Reuters Health) - Older women who get in enough steps each day to walk the equivalent of about two miles - far less than the five-mile goal set by many Americans - might still live longer than their less active counterparts, a U.S. study suggests....
03:13 2019-05-30

Cuts to Social Security would hurt older, single women most of all The Social Security program is approaching insolvency, and the demographic to be hit hardest by any reduction in benefits will be women, who tend to earn less, claim benefits earlier and outlive men....
20:26 2019-06-27

Older women have higher heart disease risk with 'apple' shape (Reuters Health) - Older women who are at a healthy weight may be more likely to develop heart disease when they carry excess fat around their midsection than when they store more fat in their hips and thighs, a new study suggests....
18:39 2019-07-01

Poor social relationships may increase the risk of bone loss in older women NBC NEWS – Poor social relationships may increase the risk of bone loss in older women. According to a new University of Arizona study of 11,000 postmenopausal women. Researchers assessed the women’s bone health and asked them to describe their social interactions and environment. Women...
06:13 2019-07-11

Americans Are Driving Older and Older Cars New cars are overrated, as most of us who buy cars from questionable people and mutants online know. But the rest of America is catching up to that mindset—the “new cars are overrated” one, not the one about questionable people and mutants online—as the average age of vehicles on the road just keeps...
23:26 2019-06-27

Majority of Americans agree this makes sex more satisfying Despite the complications, stresses and distractions of modern life, a majority of Americans feel their sex life is in good shape, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 sexually active Americans saw as many as 92 percent say they feel at least satisfied overall with the quality of their sex liv...
00:00 2019-06-15

Days Gone Gets A Tough But Satisfying Horde Mode Over the weekend, Days Gone delivered the first of its 12 promised free challenges released weekly for the summer. First up: a horde challenge called “Surrounded” that puts players in the middle of a small run-down town, surrounds them with Freakers, and challenges them to survive for as long as the...
01:13 2019-07-02

Why This Character's Game of Thrones Ending Was the Most Satisfying The final episode of Game of Thrones gave us closure for many beloved characters, with some of them getting to fulfill a destiny they may not have even known they had. None of them stood out more than the person who started out as a child, but became a champion. Read more......
18:26 2019-05-21

These Minecraft Wave Machines Are Extremely Satisfying To Watch Minecraft is a game that lets players create basically anything they want, assuming that player has the time to do it. It also has Redstone, a resource that allows players to move, power and manipulate blocks in various ways. Combine this with the predictable and simple physics of Minecraft and you ...
17:39 2019-06-02

High Life’s sex and black holes sci-fi intrigues without satisfying High Life, a sci-fi tale of black holes, redemption and sex, intrigues while leaving big questions unanswered – like who does the disembodied hand belong to?...
17:26 2019-05-22

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Brings The Satisfying Superhero Lineup Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order marks the first time Nintendo is publishing a game in this series, and the company has tapped Team Ninja to develop it. I and several of my Kotaku coworkers swung by the Nintendo booth at E3 to check out how the game plays. I found it to be as simple and s...
01:39 2019-06-13

Andy Murray Makes a Satisfying, if Not Rousing, Return in London Murray played his first competitive match since he raised the possibility of retiring at the Australian Open, winning a doubles match at Queen’s Club....
07:00 2019-06-21

Watching This Guy Obsessively Clean a Filthy Old Audi TT Is Incredibly Satisfying The owner of this Audi TT in Britain “spilt some rice” in it, which is a somewhat silly reason to get it detailed, but as good a reason as any. Besides, this TT definitely needed it....
01:26 2019-05-31

Pogba's agent Raiola hopes for 'satisfying solution' to player's future "Paul Pogba\u0027s agent Mino Raiola hopes for a \u0027satisfying solution\u0027 to the Frenchman\u0027s future as he continues to be linked with a move away from Manchester United."...
18:52 2019-07-09

RuPaul’s Drag Race closes a mixed season with a solid, satisfying finale After starting strong, with an engaging group of queens and lots of potential in the air, season 11 of RuPaul’s Drag Race petered out in its closing episodes. To make up for its underwhelming late-season lip-syncs and controversial eliminations, the season needed to deliver with the finale. While th...
09:26 2019-05-31

Chickpeas and fresh herbs make this brown rice salad a satisfying summer star Overview Ingredients Steps Overview More often than not, when I offer a recipe in this spot that deploys white rice as a main ingredient, readers respond with: Can I use brown rice instead? The answer’s not as simple as the question. Research shows there are health benefits and more nutrients to be ...
08:52 2019-07-03

The First Ever Concept Car Was Way Older and Weirder Than You Think If you were to approach a random stranger on the street, seize them by the shirt (or bib overalls, necktie, spaghetti straps, ascot, whatever) and demand they tell you what the first ever concept car was, chances are they’ll bark out “Y-Job! The 1938 Buick Y-Job!” before quickly attempting to lean i...
21:39 2019-06-23

Who will choose the next UK leader? Mostly older white men There’s an election underway to choose Britain’s next prime minister, but only 0.25% of the population gets a vote and most are well-off older white men...
11:39 2019-06-21

Older people use more energy - and it's not just because of wealth The average age is rising around the world - a demographic shift that could pose a significant challenege toefforts to rein in emissionns and climate change...
17:39 2019-05-21

Most older adults don't ask doctors about dementia, survey says Older adults may not be as worried about losing their memory as they should be, prompting concern from doctors that they won't seek help, a new study says....
15:26 2019-05-21

Low vitamin K may reduce mobility in older adults Researchers found that older adults with vitamin K deficiency were more likely to develop mobility disability, such as difficulty walking and using stairs....
23:00 2019-06-14

The 'Lost City' older than Machu Picchu Hidden deep in the jungle of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains in Colombia sits Ciudad Perdida, the "Lost City." Built by the Tairona people more than 1,000 years ago, the archaeological site only became an attraction after it was uncovered in the 1970s....
11:39 2019-06-21

Most older adults with 'prediabetes' don't develop diabetes (Reuters Health) - Older adults with slightly elevated blood sugar, sometimes called "prediabetes," usually don't develop full-blown diabetes, a Swedish study suggests....
19:39 2019-07-05

Many older adults fall at home in well-lit rooms (Reuters Health) - Elderly people who fall may not always be stumbling over things in the dark. A new study suggests most of these falls at home happen when there's plenty of light....
05:39 2019-05-31

Apple recalls certain older MacBook Pro units Apple Inc said on Thursday it would recall a limited number of 15-inch MacBook Pro units as their batteries are susceptible to overheating and pose a "fire safety risk"....
20:13 2019-06-20

Census: New immigrants getting older, become a ‘fiscal drain’ on US Despite the media’s obsession with child immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, the average age of new immigrants is 20% older and many are now a “fiscal drain” on the U.S. economy, according to new reports....
16:13 2019-07-02

Does drinking alcohol in older age prolong life? New research presents the results of a 16-year follow-up to 'one of the largest and most rigorous' studies on the link between alcohol use and mortality....
14:26 2019-07-07

Lonely hearts: Older Americans spend half the day alone Americans 60 and older spend about half their waking hours alone, and for those who have no partner, “alone time rises to over 10 hours a day,” according to the federal government....
18:26 2019-07-03

Farmhouse that’s a century older than America is for sale in Ohio Finding a well-preserved home for sale that was built before the Revolutionary War is a rarity. Finding one in the middle of Ohio — a state founded in 1870, almost 100 years after after the American Revolution began in 1775 — seems downright impossible. But that’s precisely what’s on the...
23:13 2019-06-11

Biden, now 76, attacked his older opponent's age during 1972 Senate run Former Vice President Joe Biden is one of the oldest candidates ever to run for president, but in 1972, he repeatedly attacked his opponent's age in order to be elected as the Delaware senator, a report found Monday. ...
09:13 2019-06-05

Ricciardo's failed engine was an older Renault unit Daniel Ricciardo says the Renault engine which expired in Formula 1 British Grand Prix FP2 was a high-mileage, older-spec unit which was reserved solely for Friday running...
00:00 2019-07-13

Older People Are Contributing to Climate Change, and Suffering From It Growing numbers of seniors are using more energy. They also are most likely to suffer in extreme weather, which has become more common as the planet warms....
22:13 2019-05-24

Over 40 and loving it: let's celebrate fiction with positive older characters Too many books feature sterotypical older women who can’t use phones and don’t like sex. Gransnet and imprint HQ are looking for writers to change all thatThere is a passage from Jilly Cooper’s Rivals which, despite first reading it in my early teens, has stayed with me, popping into my head with in...
00:01 2019-06-29

Pokemon GO drops support for older Android smartphones Niantic, developer of Pokemon GO smash hit, has just announced it will discontinue support for older Android smartphones after July 1, 2019. There's no reasoning behind the decision, so we can only guess that the numerous updates the team plans to deliver in the coming months (years?) will probably ...
09:39 2019-06-19

Retirement should not mean hardship – but many older Americans live in poverty As inequality has grown, American seniors have been exposed to financial distress in ways that often go unnoticedVivian Majors spent her life cleaning houses while her husband, Martin, worked as a carpenter. Their bodies broke down in their 60s. She is now 71, living on her own and struggling to pay...
12:52 2019-05-24

Update PCs Running Older Version of Windows Immediately Those of you who are still running Windows 7 or earlier need to install critical patches that fix a recently-discovered security bug on older versions of Windows....
17:26 2019-05-31

Older Windows devices at risk of classic hacks Almost one million older Windows devices are still vulnerable to the BlueKeep security flaw even after Microsoft released a security patch to address the vulnerability.The vulnerability, known as CVE-2019-0708, affects Windows Remote Desktop Services (RDS) and Microsoft has already addressed it with...
20:26 2019-05-29

Loads of OnePlus 7 features are coming to older phones If you can’t justify upgrading to a OnePlus 7 or OnePlus 7 Pro you won’t necessarily have to miss out on all their new features, as OnePlus has revealed that a large number of them are coming to the OnePlus 6T, OnePlus 6, OnePlus 5T and OnePlus 5.All of these phones are set to get Zen ...
13:00 2019-05-29

Spotify Lite now live for older Android devices Spotify Lite for Android is now official, launching today across 36 countries. The lightweight version of Spotify's main app weighs in at only 10MB, and is designed primarily for users with smartphones running Android 4.3 and higher.The app has been in testing for a while now, and its launch ma...
09:00 2019-07-09

Study finds older Millennials have the most credit cards NBC — Older Millennials have more credit cards than any other age group, according to a new creditcards.com report. Those ages 30 to 38 have an average of 3.9 credit cards. This age group is particularly interested in travel cards with lucrative sign-up bonuses and experiential perks. Interest...
09:52 2019-06-06

Apple needs to make it easier to update older iPhones A UK watchdog has forced Apple to be more open with customers about the impact updates will have on iPhone performance. But this highlights a problem with the way Apple – and other device manufacturers – are now pushing updates to users....
15:39 2019-05-23

U.N. World Population Prospects: Nations not growing as quickly, getting older The world population is expected to climb to just under 10 billion over the next three decades -- a rise of nearly 20 percent over the current population, a United Nations report said Monday....
00:00 2019-06-18

Artificial Scottish islands are thousands of years older than thought Ancient inhabitants of Scotland built islands in the country’s lochs, with most thought to be about 2800 years old – but several actually date back 5600 years...
16:39 2019-06-12

5 Of Mom’s Friends Who Got Too Drunk At Their Book Club And All But Said They Want To Fuck Your Older Brother After Mom’s book club has had a few bottles of Yellow Tail, they can get pretty rowdy—and on more than one occasion, they’ve taken a much more active interest in how attractive your big brother is than in their novel of the month. Here are five of Mom’s friends who got so drunk at their book club th...
18:26 2019-05-21

New court ruling may help older clergy abuse claims proceed A Pennsylvania court says a woman can pursue her lawsuit that alleges Roman Catholic Church officials in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese worked to conceal her molestation by a priest....
21:52 2019-06-12

More players older than 30 than younger left in men’s fourth round at Wimbledon • Only four of the top 10 seeds remain in the tournament• At least one unseeded player will reach the quarter-finalsWhen the championships resume on Monday, the men’s fourth round will feature more players older than 30 than younger – for the first time in the Open era. Related: Roger Federer and Ra...
16:00 2019-07-07

Du Plessis Feeling "Older" After South Africa's 4th Loss In World Cup The ghosts of the 2015 World Cup semi-final loss once again came to haunt South Africa as New Zealand yet again finished on the winning side, having chased a target of 242....
13:00 2019-06-20

Apple recalls older MacBook Pros for risk of overheating Apple issued a voluntary recall for a "limited number" of older 15-inch MacBook Pros. According to the company, the laptops contain a battery that may overheat and pose a safety risk. The recall "primarily" affects 15-inch MacBook Pros sold between S......
00:26 2019-06-21

Madonna’s ‘older white woman’ letter from Tupac will be sold Tupac Shakur’s revealing break-up letter to Madonna is finally hitting the auction block July 17. The pop icon waged a lengthy court battle, but the New York Supreme Court ultimately ruled that the three-page, hand-written letter now belongs to the auction company Gotta Have It! Collectibles. ...
17:52 2019-07-11

I used to think festivals weren’t for older people. Now, I say, bring it on | Coco Khan My friends say they’re ‘too old’ to go, but where do we learn to shut ourselves out of experiences we love?For the British teenage music‑lover, a summer festival is a rite of passage. I remember my first as if it were yesterday. I prepared weeks in advance, gathering intel from the wristband-flaunti...
21:00 2019-06-14

Henry Cavill to play Enola Holmes' older, more famous brother You know how it is with older siblings: You’re just getting yourself situated as a private detective in Victorian-era London, solving cases, investigating your mother’s disappearance, and just generally trying to live on your own, and suddenly they come barreling into your life with their deerstalke...
06:00 2019-06-28

MAX's Return to Flight Delayed by FAA's Reevaluation of Safety Procedures for Older 737 Models A review of Boeing’s 737 MAX jets has expanded to include emergency procedures used by pilots on earlier 737 models, further delaying the MAX’s return to service....
00:26 2019-05-25

'I refuse to regret waking up a day older': Ashton Applewhite's fight for age pride The activist on her manifesto to empower older people, how to challenge age prejudice – and why she dyes her hair grey When Ashton Applewhite hit 55 years old, she dyed her hair. So what? That’s what women the world over do, you might think: dye grey hair to hide their age. But what Applewhite did w...
13:13 2019-06-17

Without older subjects, cancer drugs trials rely on atypical patients (Reuters Health) - Patients selected to participate in studies of cancer drugs tend to be younger than most people with the disease in the general population, researchers say....
23:52 2019-06-03

Nevada becoming battleground state in 2020 as population grows older, more diverse Although Nevada underwent a blue wave in the 2018 midterms, the state’s changing demographics could set the stage for a different outcome in the 2020 presidential election....
23:00 2019-07-10

My partner is boring and I’ve fallen for an older, married guy at work | Dear Mariella Don’t let yourself be a diversion for an ageing, unhappily married man – or waste your time with an unexciting boyfriend, says Mariella FrostrupThe dilemma I’m 21 and have been with my partner for three years. We moved in together last summer, but since then I’ve been having doubts about our relatio...
07:52 2019-07-07

Microsoft to end Office mobile apps support for older Android devices Microsoft silently updated the system requirements for its Office mobile apps and from what we understand, thing are looking bleak for Android users with older smartphones. Although the announcement doesn't really comes as a surprise, we can't help but wonder how many Android users will be affected ...
22:39 2019-05-31

Burrow action: female crickets more attracted to older males – study Mature crickets better at luring females – but struggle to live up to expectationThe sweet singing charms of an old male appear to be irresistible to a younger female – if you are a field cricket in a Spanish meadow.Researchers studying wild crickets have found older males are better than younger, m...
02:52 2019-05-24

More walking may bring long-term cardiovascular benefits to older adults People between ages 45 and 75 who measured how much they walk with a pedometer increased their physical activity over time and decreased their risk of heart attacks, strokes and cardiovascular events....
20:26 2019-06-27

Congress moves to make it easier for older workers to prove age discrimination The bill would make proving age discrimination easier, by allowing workers to prove their age was a factor in an employer's decision to discipline, fire or not hire them and not the sole reason....
23:39 2019-06-11

Roche says one-dose Xofluza flu drug as good as older Tamiflu in kids Swiss drugmaker Roche said its new one-dose flu medicine Xofluza was comparable to its 20-year-old drug Tamiflu in reducing the duration of symptoms of the viral disease, citing a study of the drug in children aged one to 12 years old....
10:26 2019-07-03

Study: Long-term stroke rate down 50 percent for older adults Over the long-term, strokes have dropped by 53 percent for adults older than age 55, and have declined by about 39 percent for people aged 35-55, according to new research....
15:26 2019-05-21

Justin Bieber inspiring people to challenge celebrities 31 years older than them to fights Yesterday, we reported on pop star Justin Bieber inexplicably challenging Tom Cruise to an MMA fight . We’re still very much in the dark as to why Bieber thinks it’s a good idea to square off against Cruise who—it must be said—could definitely kick his ass, despite being 31 years his senior. His unp...
20:39 2019-06-11

Apple recalled a limited number of older MacBook Pros due to overheating batteries If you’re the proud owner of a 15-inch MacBook Pro that you bought anywhere between September 2015 and February 2017, then you might want to check if you qualify for a free battery replacement. Apple has just recalled a limited number of older MacBook Pros, which “contain a battery that ...
15:26 2019-06-21

Kimi Raikkonen: Memory games alter views of older Formula 1 cars Kimi Raikkonen reckons the debate over whether Formula 1 has become less difficult is skewed because "the memory plays games" when looking back at previous years...
12:52 2019-07-07

Cracks Found In A380s Models, Airbus To Ask Airlines To Check Older Jets European aircraft maker Airbus will ask airlines operating 25 of its oldest A380 super-jumbo jets to inspect their wings after cracks were found in some models, the EU's Aviation Safety Agency said....
14:13 2019-07-09

Woot is running a massive sale on older Samsung flagships, Galaxy S7 and S8 Active included Samsung's high-end smartphones have undergone some major design changes in recent years, but although the company's older flagships can't exactly rival their "Infinity Display" descendants in terms of style (not to mention raw power), professional bargain hunters may still be attracted by the Galaxy...
13:13 2019-06-20

How Brexit party won Euro elections on social media – simple, negative messages to older voters Analysis highlights key to success of Farage party and identifies dozens of pro-Brexit bot accountsThe Brexit party used simple messaging, an active social media presence and a “overwhelmingly negative” attack to win the online battle before the European elections, according to a new analysis of the...
23:26 2019-06-29

Older bees pass on immunity-boosting molecules to other bees in jelly Bees seem to have a kind of collective immune system. When exposed to disease, older bees produce immunity-boosting molecules that get passed on to their young...
18:00 2019-05-21

Older adults in long-term care need mental health, suicide prevention care Lawmakers and medical professionals need to help curb the suicide risk for older adults living in long-term care, based on a new study suggesting mental health services are lacking in the facilities....
20:39 2019-06-17

Natalie Portman calls Moby an 'older man being creepy,' denies relationship rumors Portman is disputing claims made by Moby that the two dated decades ago, prompting the musician to double down on a story from his memoir.        ...
17:26 2019-05-22

U.S. Needs Cabinet Agency Focused on Women and Girls, Says Former Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues It’s time for President Donald Trump to create a Cabinet-level agency focused on women and girls to help “guarantee that women’s issues don’t get shoved aside,” says a former U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues. “For too long, a policymaking process th...
15:52 2019-05-30

Brandi Chastain’s sports bra changed women’s soccer — and women’s history — 20 years ago With the U.S. women’s soccer team in Sunday's World Cup finals, we revisit Chastain's game-winning penalty kick and the exuberant, underwear-exposing celebration that followed....
05:26 2019-07-06

This Is the Most Anticipated Women’s World Cup Ever. But Corruption and Abuse Still Block Women From Soccer The biggest women’s sports tournament of 2019 will begin in Paris on Friday. The top 24 teams in the world will be descending on France to compete for the title of World Champions at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The next six weeks will be ripe with anticipation and and we can prepare ours...
17:13 2019-06-05

International Women's Day: Empowering more women decision-makers ‘essential’, says Guterres Under the theme “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, the United Nations hosted its flagship event celebrating International Women’s Day on Friday to recognize unsung women from across the world, and encourage innovation to transform lives....
18:13 2019-05-21

Vogue 25 Women: The Duchess of Sussex and Phoebe Waller-Bridge make it onto the list of 25 women shaping 2019 Vogue has put together their annual list of the 25 most influential women working in Britain, with this year's featuring Naomi Campbell, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and the Duchess of Sussex....
11:52 2019-06-07

Why Earth's water could be older than Earth itself How did water survive Earth's searingly hot birth? A radical new answer turns planetary history on its head – and could revolutionise the search for alien life...
15:00 2019-05-21

Brazil Women 3-0 Jamaica Women Veteran Brazil striker Cristiane scores the first hat-trick of the 2019 Women's World Cup as Jamaica's debut at the tournament ends in defeat in Grenoble....
00:26 2019-06-10

Why do women have less sex as they age? Many women have less sex as they age, and the sex they do have gives them less pleasure. New research says this is not all down to health-related factors....
22:39 2019-07-11

The War on Women The Trump administration is waging a war on women. For too long, women’s voices have been dismissed when it comes to our reproductive freedom and we must fight back....
22:26 2019-06-19

Do the USA women need to win the World Cup to win it all? The World Cup and an ongoing gender discrimination lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation will coalesce into a summer of the highest stakes for the USWNTWhen the US women’s national team takes the field in France in June, they will be fighting for their football lives on the world’s biggest stage....
11:26 2019-05-22

How Long Can the U.S. Women Keep Going? Key members of the victorious U.S. women’s team are approaching the end of their careers, but a quirk of the soccer calendar means that an Olympics is just around the corner....
05:13 2019-07-09

Women are less visible in STEM: Why? According to common stereotypes, women are better at languages and history, while men are better at chemistry and math. But are these categorizations based on fact?...
20:39 2019-06-17

Fewer women are having abortions. Why? The US abortion rate reached a historic low in 2015, according to a 2018 report by the CDC. Is it due to abortion laws? Birth control access? Sex ed?        ...
13:52 2019-06-17

Three Women by Lisa Taddeo: How was it for you? Three Women has already been called the most important book of the year, and it isn't even out until next week. Eight years in the making, it's a no-holds-barred, non-fiction account of desire from a female perspective. Here's our verdict...
15:26 2019-07-04

Are headphones 'made for women' really necessary? Five years ago, Nicole Rose Stillings wanted a better pair of headphones. As a full-time professional DJ, she thought that most of the ones she wore were much too big and bulky for her head. So she created a few prototypes that were smaller in size,......
01:13 2019-07-04

Fit mom, 51, says men think she's hotter than women half her age The personal trainer and holistic health practitioner admits she used to lack confidence and feel uncomfortable in her own skin before discovering a love for fitness....
19:13 2019-05-29

If You Want to Know Why Deadwood Is a Classic, Look to Its Women There are certainly more eloquent lines in Deadwood than “I don’t like it, either.” But after rewatching all three seasons of the great HBO western this spring, they’re the words I can’t get over. As uttered by a sex worker named Dolly (Ashleigh Kizer), who spends most ...
01:26 2019-05-31

U.S. Wins Women's World Cup The U.S. defeated the Netherlands, 2-0, to win their fourth Women’s World Cup title in 28 years. The victory came after rounds where the defending champions faced teams that were designed to take the Americans down....
20:00 2019-07-07

The Lost Women of Chernobyl HBO has done the unexpected and managed to turn a five-part, dead-serious miniseries about the nuclear catastrophe at Chernobyl into a cultural event, complete with memes. The show is a sober examination of the disaster and its literal fallout on the surrounding population. But turning real historic...
01:00 2019-06-15

Women's World Cup: Top 10 goals so far The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup has been loaded with spectacular scores, but UPI broke down the best of the best with the top finishes from the first two rounds of the group stage in France....
23:01 2019-06-18

Why does Brazil lag behind in women's football? Contrary to what happens in the men's game, the Americans dominate the female landscape while Brazil have only once made it to the final. What explains such a disparity?...
11:13 2019-06-11

Majority of US women think this tax is sexist Three in four women think the tampon tax should be eradicated, according to new research. A study of 2,000 women who have had periods examined the taboos and lack of communication surrounding menstruation and found that 67 percent think taxing feminine products is a form of sexism. Unfortunately, wh...
01:13 2019-05-29

Top 10 books about angry women Stories of female rage were for centuries often stifled or spun. From Euripides to Jean Rhys, Stephen King to Gillian Flynn, here are some of the exceptionsWe are angry. If the last two years have taught us anything, it’s that. There’s a quiet rage, simmering and unspoken, among women – an anger tha...
00:52 2019-05-23

Women in football's boardrooms: Alone among men Despite on-field progress, 95 percent of football's leadership roles are filled by men. Many clubs and associations resist quotas aimed at changing that, but Norway's example shows there's another way....
11:26 2019-06-18

What Is A Women's Circle (And Should You Join One)? Vogue spoke to Goop-approved biodynamic psychotherapist Fiona Arrigo of A Place To Heal, to get the low-down on another wellbeing trend on the rise: the women's circle...
14:39 2019-06-29

Women's World Cup 2019: What to look out for on day seven Brazil aim to maintain their winning start to the Fifa Women's World Cup against Australia in Group C, while day seven also sees South Africa face China....
18:26 2019-06-13

What to know about Rogaine for beards and women Rogaine may help slow hair loss and promote hair growth. However, using it for beards and in women is not necessarily safe or effective. Learn more about using Rogaine for beards and women here....
22:26 2019-06-27

How to bet the 2019 women’s World Cup An already busy summer sports betting schedule will soon be joined by the 2019 women’s World Cup. Host France and the United States are virtual co-favorites entering the event, which begins Friday in Paris. A few notes of importance: The tournament expanded to 24 teams in 2015 (group play features s...
22:00 2019-06-04

The women fighting for Lapland As climate change affects the livelihoods of Finland's indigenous Sami people, a proposed new Arctic railway, forestry and mining could change Lapland forever....
03:39 2019-06-23

Women can never win – even when they win 13-0 | Arwa Mahdawi It’s crucial women call out double standards, but it’s also important we don’t cry ‘sexism’ to absolve ourselves of bad behavior Should America be ashamed of itself?I know that’s an evergreen question (and the answer is normally yes), but in this particular instance I’m talking about the US women’s ...
09:26 2019-06-13

'I want to be the Federer of women's golf' With imprecision punished by a ball landing in the lava fields, Icelandic golfers have an extra incentive to make the fairways. Some courses lie inside old volcanoes and require players to battle howling winds as they hit shots over expanses of ocean. The golf season only lasts from May to September...
16:52 2019-05-21

Men against boys, women against girls Germany 8-0 Estonia, USA 13-0 Thailand. Men against boys, women against girls. What do such results tell us about where modern football is going? And is the gap widening between the game's haves and have-nots?...
16:39 2019-06-12

The Plight of Republican Women In the On Politics newsletter: A tough political reality: Female Republican candidates simply do not get the support that their Democratic rivals enjoy....
02:39 2019-07-12

Will Brexit be worse for women? The economic impact of Brexit has been explored far and wide. But with the October 31 deadline approaching and a no-deal scenario still very much on the cards, could it affect women disproportionately?...
04:39 2019-06-28

Marijuana use doubles in US pregnant women to 1 in 14 CHICAGO (AP) — A government survey shows pot use in pregnancy has doubled among U.S. women and is most common during the first trimester. Overall, 7% of pregnant women said they used marijuana in the past month. That’s from a nationally representative health survey in 2016-17 and compares with...
23:52 2019-06-18

There Were 3 Women Onstage, and a Man Had a Lot to Say About His Work on Abortion When Gov. Jay Inslee boasted of being “the only candidate here who has passed a law protecting a woman’s right of reproductive health,” Senator Amy Klobuchar couldn’t help but point out that “there’s three women up here.”...
22:26 2019-06-27

In Laos, Women Rule Rugby Despite substantial obstacles, the Lao federation keeps growing at a fast pace, and the majority of players are women. The national team tends to surprise a lot of confident opponents....
12:13 2019-06-19

Women across Switzerland are striking for equal pay Swiss women are striking en masse on Friday, in a 24-hour nationwide protest to highlight the country's poor record on gender equality and the gender pay gap....
17:26 2019-06-14

Women's World Cup: six things we've learned so far The women's World Cup has been exhilarating and controversial in equal measure; a fortnight of highs and lows, and thrills and spills. Here's what we have learned during the first two weeks of the tournament....
13:13 2019-06-21

Could 2019 Be The Year Of Women's Football? It remains to be seen if this Women's World Cup will prove a break-out moment, despite a prize money gap of £291m compared with the 2018 men’s World Cup...
15:52 2019-06-10

Are U.S. women’s soccer players really earning less than men? The U.S. Women's National Team alleges they are paid less than the men and are provided with less support, despite their consistent outstanding performance. The full story isn't as straight-forward....
11:00 2019-07-08

Law changes for women's World Cup but not Nations League Changes to the laws of the soccer, which came into effect at the start of the month, will not be applied to this week's Nations League finals but will be enforced at the women's World Cup in France, which kicks off on Saturday....
13:52 2019-06-04

Green putts her way to the lead at Women’s PGA CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green of Australia couldn’t miss on the greens and holed a bunker shot late in her round at Hazeltine National for a 4-under 68 and a one-shot lead in the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. Green started with a 15-foot par putt, made a birdie putt from 20 feet on ...
04:39 2019-06-21

| Injured Wie withdraws from US Women's Open US golfer Michelle Wie said Friday the nagging right wrist injury that has sidelined her since March will keep her out of the US Women's Open next week....
00:52 2019-05-25

The Women’s World Cup has never seen a matchup quite like USA vs. France It's a quarterfinal, not the final, but few international women’s team sports events have generated such buzz as the faceoff between the reigning Americans and the fast-rising French....
23:52 2019-06-27

If you enjoyed the World Cup, here’s how to keep up with women’s soccer in the U.S. If the World Cup marked the point where you got interested in women's soccer, here's how and where you can keep up with the National Women Soccer League (NWSL) and where you can find the World Cup stars near your city....
02:13 2019-07-11

Breaking down the lines for Women’s World Cup In what’s shaping up as a dream finale for the July Fourth weekend, the Stars and Stripes will try will try to win the 2019 Women’s World Cup on Sunday morning against the Netherlands (Fox, 11 a.m., don’t forget the early kickoff). The United States women’s national team likely will close near a 1-g...
02:39 2019-07-08

Many women don't have a plan for their health after pregnancy A poll found that although nearly two-thirds of the 873 mothers were as concerned for their own well-being as their baby’s, 26 percent didn’t have a plan for managing their health over the period known as the “fourth trimester.”...
17:13 2019-05-21

Women in private banking: Why we need a new normal Wealth management was built by men for men, but now that women will become the largest beneficiaries of the $30 trillion intergenerational wealth transfer, the industry needs to overhaul itself. If it doesn’t, it will be letting down more than just its female clients....
15:39 2019-05-21

Women's World Cup: 6 things we've learned so far The women's World Cup has been exhilarating and controversial in equal measure; a fortnight of highs and lows, and thrills and spills. Here's what we have learned during the first two weeks of the tournament....
02:00 2019-06-21

Remembering the 1999 Women's World Cup US players from the victorious '99 World Cup team -- widely credited with changing attitudes towards the women's game -- remember the tournament 20 years on....
19:26 2019-06-27

Women's World Cup: Who's playing, schedule and everything else you need to know The highly anticipated 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off on June 7 for a month-long tournament that will take 24 teams and thousands of fans all across France....
22:26 2019-05-28

Swiss women go on strike over inequality Switzerland is one of the lowest-ranked countries in the West in terms of wage equality. Public workers in Zürich have disputed that supporting the strike violates political neutrality laws....
13:39 2019-06-14

An Art Show for Hundreds of Women. And That’s Just the Artists. Like so many good ideas, the Every Woman Biennial was born of a joke. Now it’s in its third edition, displaying the work of over 600 female and nonbinary artists, and expanding to Los Angeles....
14:33 2019-05-21

Meet one of the most inspiring women in the world The life-size bronze figure of accomplished Zimbabwean scholar Tererai Trent will be unveiled in the United States to celebrate Women's Equality Day in August....
14:52 2019-05-21

Women's round-up: Stephens battles through "Former US Open champion Sloane Stephens looked like she would coast through her French Open second-round match against Spain\u0027s Sara Sorribes Tormo - but ended up winning 6-1, 7-6."...
13:52 2019-05-29

Women ready to add to their history at Hazeltine The LPGA Tour gets its crack at Hazeltine National, the course with a recent history of surprising outcomes        ...
07:13 2019-06-20

'I’m such a big fan of the menstrual cycle!’ – the women asking whether it’s possible to have a better period Exhausted with doctors not taking periods seriously, a new wave of authors is asking whether menstruation can ever be tolerable – even enjoyableA tiny drop of blood on our bathroom floor was what gave me away. My mother took it as a sign that, at the age of 15, my period had arrived. After popping o...
20:13 2019-05-29

Does Louie Gohmert Really Think Women Are This Stupid? If it’s a day ending in “y,” you can rest assured that some Republican asshole is trying to gotcha liberals fighting abortion restrictions into admitting they just want the right to murder anyone at any time....
01:13 2019-06-05

5 Big Stories to Watch in the Women’s World Cup The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 kicks off in Paris on Friday. From new teams to new kits to a new host, here’s your cheat sheet for this year’s tournament. Eyes of the world Women’s soccer is more popular in the U.S. than anywhere else in the world. The dominance of the men&#...
17:13 2019-06-05

Lexington Man Accused Of Attacks On 2 Women LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police have arrested a Lexington man who is accused of attacking two women. Authorities say 34-year-old Lewis Jones is accused of attacking his live-in girlfriend two different times. Police said the woman had bruises on her right arm from a recent attack and showed o...
13:26 2019-06-08

'Hear us, see us': a plea to the UN for Indigenous women June Oscar tells of trauma, discrimination, and the link between jailing mothers and child removalThe Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social justice commissioner has used a speech to the UN in Geneva to demand the federal government take action on the rising rates of Aboriginal women in jail.A...
11:26 2019-06-29

Why everyone is talking about goalkeepers at the Women's World Cup Talking to the BBC at half-time, England coach Phil Neville said that his team was facing the best goalkeeper at the Women's World Cup. The evidence over 90 minutes to back up the Englishman's claim was compelling....
01:13 2019-06-20

Women's World Cup: Revolution in Spain With Champions League finalists and record attendances, women's football is booming in Spain. Now at only their second ever World Cup, some even have them down as dark horses for the title. Their next opponents? Germany....
18:13 2019-06-11

An 84 and tears for Michelle Wie at Women's PGA Michelle Wie shoots an 84 while icing her injured wrist in the Women's PGA and wonders how much she has left       ...
01:13 2019-06-21

Soccer: Ebi set for fifth women’s World Cup appearance Defender Onome Ebi was named to play at her fifth women’s World Cup when she was included on Saturday in Nigeria’s squad for next month’s finals in France....
00:52 2019-05-26

Why Do Women Love True Crime? Men are more likely to be involved in violent crime — as perpetrators and victims — but women love to read about it. Kate Tuttle considers the gendered attractions of the genre....
13:00 2019-07-16

Women to head top EU institutions for first time Ursula von der Leyen to head European commission and Christine Lagarde to lead ECBTwo women have won the backing of the EU’s leaders to head the European commission and European Central Bank, breaking with more than 60 years of male dominance at the top of the bloc’s institutions.After three days of...
00:39 2019-07-03

Lyon: a women's football powerhouse Lyon's dominance in the women's game is unparalleled. CNN visited the French city to hear from key figures at the club about how the team has evolved into a global powerhouse....
20:52 2019-05-21

The 6 Women Running for President Have Answers The Times asked 21 of the 22 Democratic candidates the same 18 questions. Here’s what the women had to say about some of the country’s most pressing issues....
19:26 2019-06-21

Women in cardiac arrest less likely than men to get help from bystanders (Reuters Health) - Women who suffer cardiac arrest outside of a hospital are less likely to receive help from bystanders and have less chance of survival than men, a recent Dutch study showed....
07:39 2019-05-25

Two women hospitalized for trying to end period with vacuum Two women were hospitalized after using a vacuum to make their menstrual periods end sooner, according to new reports. A Seattle nurse claimed the desperate women, ages 19 and 23, went into shock this week after attempting a dangerous, decades-old technique known as a menstrual extraction, the Mirro...
18:00 2019-06-07

The secret of this women's football powerhouse Lyon's dominance in the women's game is unparalleled. CNN visited the French city to hear from key figures at the club about how the team has evolved into a global powerhouse....
20:01 2019-05-21

At the Schumannfest, it's about Clara — and other women in music Wife, mother of eight, pianist, musical adviser, concert manager, composer: Clara Schumann is in the spotlight at Bonn's Schumannfest — along with other female composers and performers....
10:39 2019-06-03

Five Great Women's Sleeping Bags, And Why You'd Want One Fun fact for all the ladies out there: we really do sleep colder. Personally, I’ve battled cold nights in tents for years, always wondering whether everyone was shivering throughout the night or if it was just me. Turns out, it isn’t just me....
03:26 2019-07-10

The Fiver | The Women’s World Cup is over, and it has been good Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Even Sir Kim Darroch would have to admit that USA! USA!! USA!!! get something right when it comes to women’s football. The nation’s Megan Rapinoe-baiting leadership might very well be “diplomatically clumsy and inept” but clumsiness and ineptitude a...
18:52 2019-07-08

What Do the Sex Lives of ‘Three Women’ Tell Us About Female Desire? To write her book, Lisa Taddeo spent thousands of hours over eight years getting to know her subjects in an effort to understand their eroticyearnings and obsessions....
12:00 2019-07-09

We Can Have It All: The Best Hiking Pants for Women With Both Fit and Function I’ll be the first to say it: finding hiking pants kind of sucks. When it comes to women’s pants, brands rarely hit the sweet spot of function and fit. If a pair boasts technical chops, it usually looks like a burlap sack. And if it fits well, it is likely to fall apart tomorrow. We can’t win....
20:26 2019-06-11

Trudeau: Violence against indigenous women often ignored Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada have too often been treated as a low priority or ignored and he says that must end....
00:52 2019-06-04

| Across US, women have unequal access to abortion While abortion is legal nationwide, Americans have unequal access to the procedure, depending on their location in the United States and how much they are able to spend....
23:00 2019-05-23

As women wilt at Wimbledon, men's Big Three march on As the Wimbledon women's quarter-finals take place on Tuesday without any of the top six seeds, the men's competition has a far more familiar look with the "Big Three" not only safely through but, in most cases, barely breaking sweat....
16:01 2019-07-09

Women Are Sharing Their Favourite Pics For #SareeTwitter On Monday, many were pleasantly surprised to see the hashtag #SareeTwitter trending on the microblogging website. By Tuesday morning, the site had been flooded with posts from people sharing their......
15:26 2019-07-16

VentureBeat announces the Women in AI award nominees VentureBeat is pleased to announce its first ever Women in AI Awards at Transform 2019, honoring the changemakers in the field of artificial intelligence.Read More...
11:39 2019-07-04

Women's World Cup: Why England v Norway should excite us With England through to the Women's World Cup quarter finals, football could well and truly be coming home. Here are six reasons to be excited about this evening's England v Norway match....
20:26 2019-06-27

Women’s World Cup: Odds point to US over Sweden For practical purposes, the 2019 women’s World Cup starts Thursday for the United States. It faces Sweden, its first competitive opponent, in the final game of group play (FOX, 3 p.m.). Both the U.S. and Sweden already have qualified for the 16-team knockout bracket. Each swept Thailand and Chile in...
19:13 2019-06-20

Expert picks: Predicting men's and women's winners Novak Djokovic or Roger Federer? Can Ash Barty make it two in a row? And is Serena Williams a favorite or a spoiler? ESPN's tennis experts make their London picks....
18:13 2019-06-29

Everything sucks so much that we're just airbrushing women presidents into history now In times of trouble, countries tend to retreat into the soothing dreams of a fictional, more glorious past. We see this in nationalist projects throughout history, leaders calling their people to reclaim some sort of lost greatness by hearkening back to utopian visions of what came before. America...
03:00 2019-05-30

G-20 leaders showcase support for women’s empowerment OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Group of 20 leaders have joined their host Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in showcasing support for helping women close the gap with men in finance and other forms of economic empowerment. Ivanka Trump, adviser to President Donald Trump, said Saturday that the world economy w...
06:52 2019-06-29

A third of women only date men because of the free food: study The results are in: she only wanted to try that hot new restaurant. A new study published Friday in the Society for Personality and Social Psychology journal found that a quarter to a third of heterosexual women have gone on a date with a guy they weren’t interested in — just for a free meal.......
00:52 2019-06-22

16 Women Sue FBI Over "Good Old Boy Network, Sex Discrimination": Report Sixteen women filed a lawsuit against the FBI on Wednesday, claiming sexual discrimination and accusing it of running "a good old boy network" in its training program, the New York Times reported....
09:26 2019-05-30

Grabbing Feminism by the Mic: This Is How Women in Hip-Hop Are Making a Lane of Their Own The terms “hip-hop” and “feminism” might seem like oil and water. After all, the culture of misogyny and straight disrespect of women throughout hip-hop culture could lead one to think otherwise. So can a feminist politic exist in a hyper-misogynistic space?...
23:00 2019-06-20

Australia's Green makes first win a major at Women's PGA Hannah Green became the third Australian woman to win a major with a one-stroke victory over South Korean Park Sung-hyun at the Women's PGA Championship in Chaska, Minnesota on Sunday....
03:52 2019-06-24

Women's World Cup 2019: what are your hopes and expectations? The most anticipated Women’s World Cup in history is just days away. How will your country fare? Host nation France kick off the 2019 Women’s World Cup on Friday as they play South Korea at the Parc des Princes. They are one of several sides fancying their chances of lifting the trophy on 7 July. US...
15:26 2019-06-03

The Latest: Last 4 QFs rescheduled; women's SFs moved The Latest at the French Open: The French Open has rescheduled the four remaining singles quarterfinals and pushed the women's semifinals back a day, too.        ...
18:00 2019-06-05

For These Women, a FIRE That Burns Too Male and Too White Fed up with the bro-heavy archetype of the FIRE trend (“financial independence, retire early”), women are carving out their own niche in the frugal-living movement....
14:13 2019-06-07

A history of the U.S. women’s national team in the World Cup The Americans have played in five title games since the sport’s marquee event was launched in 1991. Here’s a look back at their history through the tournament’s eight editions....
22:39 2019-07-03

Women Sue F.B.I., Claiming Discrimination at Training Academy The women say they were exposed to a hostile work environment, sexual harassment and inappropriate jokes while training to become agents or intelligence analysts....
01:26 2019-05-30

New drug to boost women’s sex drive approved in US WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators have approved a prescription drug to boost sex drive in women. The Food and Drug Administration OK’d the medication for premenopausal women troubled by a lack of sexual desire. The new drug is a shot that women will have to give themselves. Friday’...
23:13 2019-06-21

Women's World Cup: China looks to reignite former glories The Steel Roses aren't the force they once were. But with football a key priority for the Chinese government, how far can they go in meeting the country's lofty ambitions?...
20:39 2019-06-08

Why US women’s soccer team isn’t a lock to win World Cup The most women’s soccer talent in history will be on display over the next month at the World Cup in France. That is great news for the sport, but a different kind of challenge for a United States team looking to defend their 2015 World Cup championship and avenge an Olympic defeat to Sweden the......
09:39 2019-06-07

Norway v Australia: Women's World Cup last 16 – live! Updates on the Matildas’ game at the Stade de NiceAny thoughts? Email or tweet @KieranPender 7.36pm BST The line-ups are in. First-up, here’s Australia:4-3-3: Williams; Carpenter; Kennedy; Catley; Kellond-Knight; van Egmond; Yallop; Logarzo; Raso; Kerr (c); FoordSTARTING XI | Here's how we line up a...
20:52 2019-06-22

Why An Abortion Was The Right Choice For Me: 5 Women Share Their Story With the introduction of increasingly restrictive abortion laws around the world, five women in five different countries share their deeply personal stories with Vogue...
14:52 2019-07-05

Zero-waste: The women in Asia who gave up plastic China, Indonesia and Vietnam are among the worst polluters for plastic waste being dumped in the ocean. Meet the women in those countries trying to change that....
02:00 2019-06-05

USA on course for glory at the Women's World Cup — but its era of dominance may be under threat The U.S. has the chance take home the FIFA Women's Soccer World Cup on Sunday for a fourth time, but on the evidence of the 2019 tournament its era of dominance may struggle to be extended....
12:39 2019-07-05

Law hopes to show who is boss at U.S. Women's Open There is nothing like winning the week before a major to boost one's confidence, and Bronte Law is hoping to strike while the iron is hot and complete a quick double at the U.S. Women's Open this week....
19:26 2019-05-29

If English women’s football is to catch the USA’s, schools will be key There is a gulf in funding for girls’ and women’s football between the two countries but the FA plans to narrow it“The last Fifa World Cup was a remarkable achievement but we are setting an even more ambitious target for 2023. To achieve this we will be working tirelessly with the clubs in the FA Wo...
22:39 2019-07-04

CPR mannequins are getting breasts to save women’s lives When it comes to CPR, you gotta get grabbed. That’s why a new product, the Womanikin, is putting boobs on CPR mannequins. They’re not just for show: The altered model aims to combat the disparity between genders receiving CPR from bystanders. Studies have shown that men, because of their...
23:00 2019-06-06

Eto'o calls for restructuring of women's football in Cameroon Cameroon legend Samuel Eto'o says a competitive domestic league must be established in his country for the national women's team to progress at major events....
18:26 2019-07-04

VOTE: Who's going to win Wimbledon women's singles title? "Will Serena Williams finally win her first Grand Slam since giving birth at Wimbledon in 2019, or does Naomi Osaka, Angelique Kerber or another star have what it takes for glory?"...
16:13 2019-06-29

Women's World Cup 2019: The most important in history The eighth edition of the Women's World Cup has been described as the most important in history. Kicking off in Paris on Friday, the tournament certainly promises to be the best yet....
12:52 2019-06-07

No sold out games in Women’s World Cup round of 16 PARIS (AP) — Data from FIFA shows none of the round of 16 games at the Women’s World Cup in France has sold out. In details provided to The Associated Press, FIFA says around 900,000 tickets have been sold overall to the “general public and fans around the world.” Two weeks ago, FI...
23:13 2019-06-21

Women’s World Cup Preview: Meet the Teams There will be 552 players representing 24 countries at the World Cup in France. Some are household names. Many are not. Here’s a primer before the tournament begins Friday....
22:39 2019-06-04

Three Very Rare Games Made By Extraordinary Women The Strong National Museum Of Play’s latest exhibit celebrates the history of women in gaming, so when we visited the museum earlier this year, we knew we had to dive into its archives. We found a few of the rarest, most interesting games designed by some of the game industry’s pioneering women....
23:26 2019-05-29

Suicide rate for Native American women is up 139% Suicide disproportionately affects Native Americans and Alaska Natives, who experience higher rates of poverty, substance abuse and PTSD.        ...
21:26 2019-06-21

What are the 25 lowest paying jobs in the US? Women usually hold them Women dominate 18 of the 25 lowest paying jobs, 24/7 Wall Street finds. They also make up 83% of middle-skill workers earning $30,000 or less.        ...
19:52 2019-06-05

5 players to watch at the Women's World Cup With the World Cup kicking off this week, here are five players to watch: USA's Alex Morgan, Canada's Christine Sinclair, Brazil's Marta, Australia's Sam Kerr and Germany's Dzsenifer Marozsan.        ...
14:26 2019-06-04

U.S. favorites in toughest-ever Women's World Cup field The United States may be favorites to retain their Women's World Cup title but the rapid development of the game globally means they will face a tougher field than ever before when the tournament gets underway in France on Friday....
15:00 2019-06-06

Women's World Cup TV Viewership Is on a Record Pace The Women’s World Cup is just past the halfway mark and already it is on pace to break several viewership records, both in the U.S. and across the globe....
05:39 2019-06-23

Eleven stars to watch at the Women's World Cup If Phil Neville’s England can match or better the team’s 2015 Women’s World Cup showing over the next few weeks in France, interest levels at home will be unprecedented....
05:39 2019-06-06

U.S.A. vs. France: Live Updates from Women’s World Cup The most anticipated match of the World Cup — a showdown between the United States and France in Paris — will send one team to the semifinals and the other on its way home....
21:39 2019-06-28

How a Reporter Speaks to Women About Their Most Personal Experiences Pam Belluck, a science reporter for The Times, recently discussed her reporting on surgical advancements for women who have experienced female genital cutting....
18:26 2019-06-03

Canada: Deaths of indigenous women were 'genocide' A Canadian government inquiry has concluded that the deaths of thousands of aboriginal women and girls in recent decades amounted to a "national genocide."...
20:13 2019-06-03

For U.S. Women’s Soccer Team, It’s Back to Work The Americans’ World Cup quarterfinal against France had been everyone’s focus for months. But now that the U.S. is into the semifinals, it has to beat England to get where it really wants to be....
03:13 2019-07-02

England v Australia: Women's Ashes, first ODI – live! Follow all the action from Leicester, 2pm BST startAshes eclipses World Cup at pinnacle of women’s cricketAnd you can email Geoff or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 1.21pm BST The teams are warming up out in front of us at the Leicester County Ground. The English women started with a round-ball football, th...
14:26 2019-07-02

Singled out: why can't we believe unmarried, childless women are happy? There is plenty of evidence that single people are often more content than those in couples. But when I pointed this out, the furious reaction revealed the strength of ‘married is best’ prejudiceAt the Hay festival late last month, I gave a talk about my new book, Happy Ever After, which discusses h...
11:00 2019-06-04

U.S. women's team right to fight for equality, says Duggan "England forward Toni Duggan has said she supports the U.S. women\u0027s soccer team in their battle for equal pay with their male counterparts but does not think that England\u0027s women players should adopt a similar approach."...
16:52 2019-06-06

Canada Blamed for 'Genocide' Against Indigenous Women A yearslong inquiry concluded that high rates of violence against indigenous women in Canada amount to a genocide fueled by government abuses, putting more pressure on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to address an issue his government has identified as a priority....
10:00 2019-06-04

3 Women Join BBC's List Of Its Top 10 Earners After Gender Pay Gap Row The BBC said three women - Claudia Winkleman, Vanessa Feltz and Zoe Ball - had joined the list of its top 10 paid stars, a change the publicly funded British broadcaster said demonstrated the progress......
16:26 2019-07-02

England v Cameroon: Women's World Cup last 16 – live! Minute-by-minute updates on the match in ValenciennesPhil Neville: ‘I’ve seen nothing that gives me fear’Any comments? Email Will | tweet @will_unwin 3.58pm BST It’s a knockout!2 - Cameroon have reached the knockout stages of the #FIFAWWC for the second tournament in a row (also 2015); they lost 0-1...
17:13 2019-06-23

EU picks women for top jobs after marathon negotiations Europe's leaders have agreed to give two of the top four European Union jobs to women, but only after a marathon set of talks that exposed the continent's simmering divisions....
00:52 2019-07-03

USWNT advances to Women's World Cup final For the ability to rise to the occasion, for the aptitude to turn a blind eye to pressure and produce on the grandest of stages, there is still no team quite like the US....
00:39 2019-07-03

10 Women's World Cup 2019 Heroines To Champion Now England may have crashed out, but there's still plenty to celebrate. From the Brazilian legend for whom lipstick is war paint to the American force taking President Trump to task, meet the World Cup 2019's most inspiring participants...
12:26 2019-07-03

It’s a Question No One Says They Want to Ask. But the Women Running for President Keep Hearing It. As female candidates climb in the polls and dominate the debates, Democrats are still grappling with the strangely enduring inquiry: “Can a woman win?”...
12:39 2019-07-03

The Women's World Cup Has Already Been Marred By Some Corny VAR Bullshit There is no shortage of arguments to be made against the proliferation of replay review in soccer, and I won’t bog down this blog post with points we’ve already made on the site many times over. Besides, the argument against the VAR decision from today’s Women’s World Cup opening match between Franc...
07:13 2019-06-08

Women's World Cup live: Netherlands vs. Sweden The European champions, the Netherlands, are set to take on Sweden to determine the second finalist in the Women's World Cup in France. Follow all of the live action here from 21:00 CEST!...
22:13 2019-07-03

Women’s World Cup will be best ever but is it because of or despite Fifa? | Kieran Pender Over 45,000 fans loved the opening ceremony as France kicked off the event in style but will it be enough for the French public to overcome a reticence regarding the women’s game?The Parisian weather failed to dampen a colourful opening to the Women’s World Cup on Friday, with the French musician Ja...
02:26 2019-06-08

France storms to win in Women's World Cup opener A good host must be confident and entertaining but not must completely dominate proceedings. France took notice of two of those three nuggets of advice at least, as the home nation ensured a copybook start to its Women's World Cup campaign with a commanding performance against South Korea....
02:26 2019-06-08

USA 2-0 Sweden: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened USA will play Spain; Sweden to face CanadaHope Solo: why I called Sweden cowardsFull match report: Solid USA set up date with Spain 10.13pm BST And our own Caitlin Murray was at the stadium tonight. You can read her full report below. Thanks for all your tweets and emails. Related: USA pass Sweden ...
23:39 2019-06-20

‘Maternal instinct’ is a big lie used to keep women in their place: psychologist Maternal instinct. The idea sounds so damn sweet: Women naturally know how to take care of babies and children. Just one problem: it doesn’t exist in humans. Parenting skills aren’t instinctual or genetic — they are learned. “It’s the love part that is innate, and fathers love their children a...
18:39 2019-06-27

Martha Plimpton: ‘I am terrified for the women of my country’ The former teen star on being born into an acting dynasty, her anger at the abortion ban in Alabama and the trouble with American cinemaMartha Plimpton is an American actor who made her name as a teenager in films such as The Mosquito Coast and Running on Empty, appearing alongside her childhood swe...
17:52 2019-06-01

Fox Sports will stream every Women's World Cup game in 4K Fox Sports offered 4K streams for the 2018 FIFA World Cup last year, but in order to watch them, you had to own a HiSense TV. For the Women's World Cup that begins Friday in France, those higher quality streams will be more readily available. The net......
02:13 2019-06-06

Almost 12 million in UK watch England's women lose to U.S. Almost 12 million people tuned in to watch England's 2-1 defeat by the United States in the women's World Cup semi-final on Tuesday, making it the most watched television program of the year so far in Britain....
19:00 2019-07-03

The Latest: Last 2 women's quarterfinals under way in Paris The Latest at the French Open: A day after the full schedule was washed out by rain, the last two women's quarterfinals at the French Open are under way        ...
13:26 2019-06-06

The ‘Booksmart’ Conundrum: Are Women Not Allowed to Fail? Poor box office the first weekend led to controversy over the Olivia Wilde-directed comedy. But as it heads into Week 2, is it being held to an unfair standard?...
23:39 2019-05-30

The FDA just approved a new drug to boost women's sex drive Shutterstock The Food and Drug Administration approved Vyleesi, a drug for premenopausal women to raise sexual interest. It treats a condition called hypoactive sexual desire disorder that some believe affects roughly one in 10 women. The first female libido drug, a once-a-day pill called Addyi, wa...
01:13 2019-06-24

2 women charged with stealing from dead Mouseketeer Two Oregon women are facing felony charges for allegedly stealing a car and jewelry that belonged to a Mouseketeer found dead in April. Wanda Garcia and Lori Declusin are accused of swiping original “Mickey Mouse Club” member Dennis Day’s white 1990s Ford Escort station wagon, the ...
20:52 2019-06-30

Former US women’s soccer stars to take part in new CTE study Using your noggin’ might not be a good thing if you’re a female soccer player, according to researchers. The Boston University School of Medicine is kick-starting a study on the potentially brain-damaging long-term effects of repeated headers in women’s soccer — using retired former star...
22:00 2019-06-28

How two women are smashing hockey's glass ceiling A former rancher who became the first woman hired as a full-time scout and a Canadian hockey legend are helping shape draft strategy for the Maple Leafs....
17:26 2019-06-21

US women run themselves ragged while men kick back: survey A woman’s work is truly never done. New research has found that, in 2018, women put in longer hours at their jobs — and still spent more time caring for their kids and doing household chores than in previous years. They also got less sleep, less relaxation and fewer opportunities to socialize. The d...
03:52 2019-06-21

The Hand of Native American Women, Visible at Last The role of women art-makers in Native communities has gone widely ignored. Now a bold museum show, by and for these women, is shining a light on 1,000 years of their art....
17:39 2019-05-31

Unmarried women are the healthiest and the happiest: professor Single ladies – the secret to happiness may never be putting a ring on it. Women who are never married and don’t have children are the most content and outlive their married counterparts, according to Paul Dolan, a behavioral science professor at the London School of Economics. Dolan, a ...
01:13 2019-05-29

The Best Sports Bras For Women With Larger Busts Finding a sports bra that doesn’t cut off your circulation but also supports the girls is tough. Especially when it comes to large busts, support is priority number one, and comfort is a close second. No one wants a sports bra that digs into their body while they’re trying to give it their all at th...
03:00 2019-06-11

33 Per Cent Women To Enter Lok Sabha From Odisha Odisha is sending 33 per cent women to the Lok Sabha after the just concludedgeneral elections. Seven women have been elected from the 21 parliamentary seats in the state....
12:26 2019-05-25

Why it's OK that the U.S. women ran up the score in 13-0 World Cup win against Thailand The U.S. women's soccer team routed Thailand 13-0 in World Cup opener, prompting backlash against such a large win.       ...
15:52 2019-06-12

Women with a twin brother are more likely to drop out of school Decades of data from Norway show that girls with a twin brother are less likely to finish school or university, which may be due to testosterone exposure in the womb...
17:39 2019-05-21

Keanu Reeves is a gentleman who knows how to keep his hands off women C’mon, Keanu. Just give us a little somethin’. The “John Wick 3” actor has been heaped with praise on social media thanks to a series of images that have surfaced showing Reeves posing with female fans in a consistently respectful way. Look closely, and you’ll see his h...
21:39 2019-06-14

Sweden beats England 2-1 to take third at Women's World Cup Kosovare Asllani set Sweden on its way to a 2-1 victory over England for third place in the Women's World Cup on Saturday night but the midfielder almost didn't play in the bronze medal match....
16:39 2019-07-07

Lending gap narrows for women business owners, but it's still 31% less than for men The number of women-owned businesses that applied for funding in 2018 increased by 13 percent, according to a study by Biz2Credit. But the average size loan for women-owned businesses was 31 percent less than for male-owned businesses....
16:13 2019-05-21

USA v Netherlands: Women's World Cup final – live! Hope Solo: players can’t kid themselves the final is a normal gameEmail Beau with your thoughts or tweet @duresport 2.54pm BST Once again, Jill Ellis omits one of the most highly regarded players in the world (Lindsey Horan). The teams are in! #USANED #FIFAWWC pic.twitter.com/iCjt3NLAuj 2.49pm BST W...
16:00 2019-07-07

Women's World Cup Final: US vs. Netherlands live After weeks of exciting football in France, two teams are left. Will the US defend their World Cup title or will the European Champions from the Netherlands provide an upset? All the updates from the final!...
15:52 2019-07-07

Number of women in work at 72% record high Women are fast becoming as likely as men to go out to work, as the rising state pension age forces more to postpone retirement, official figures reveal today....
23:13 2019-06-11

US Women's Soccer team arrives in US after win The U.S. Women's national team has arrived home following their World Cup win against the Netherlands. (July 8)       ...
03:26 2019-07-09

England v Australia: Women's Ashes third ODI – live! Updates from the final 50-over game of the seriesAny thoughts? Email or tweet @mike_hytner 10.25am BST Still, there have been words of caution after the opening game from Australia bowler and Guardian guest columnist, Megan Schutt: Remember, they made it to the World T20 final last year missing two ...
11:39 2019-07-07

PM Modi Meets BJP's Women Lawmakers Over Breakfast Prime Minister Narendra Modi met women lawmakers of the BJP over breakfast at his residence today, the fifth in the series of meetings with a cross-section of parliamentarians from the party....
09:13 2019-07-12

The U.S. Women Won, the Men Lost, and the Equal Pay Fight Tied Them Together Again On the day the American team won the Women’s World Cup, the U.S. men lost in a regional final. But how to compensate the players has caused tension and division....
03:39 2019-07-09

| Tougher for teen to win men's Slam than women - Federer Roger Federer believes there's no reason why 15-year-old Coco Gauff can't win a Grand Slam, but doesn't expect to see a similar breakout performance for the men....
09:39 2019-07-07

My life in sex: ‘I have always loved spanking women’s bottoms’ Away from spanking, I’m a light-hearted, mild-mannered chapThis morning, I visited my next-door neighbour and spanked her. Afterwards, I drove down the motorway and spanked another woman, whom I visit twice a week. Tonight, I’m having a first meeting – just drinks and a chat – with a woman who wants...
15:00 2019-06-14

Progress for Afghan women and democracy seems vulnerable In the past two weeks, the murder of a successful young woman on a Kabul street and a chaotic brawl in parliament expose the permanent specter of violence in Afghanistan....
18:00 2019-05-21

A world first: Women at the helm of every UN Regional Commission Although United Nations Regional Commissions have been in existence for more than 70 years, for the first time ever, each one is currently headed by a woman designated by Secretary-General António Guterres. This accomplishment underscores that, since the day he took office, the UN chief has been det...
18:13 2019-05-21

WWE women raise over $25k for Ashley Massaro’s daughter in just one day Some of the biggest female superstars in WWE history have come together to honor former “diva” Ashley Massaro and raise money for her daughter’s college fund following the ex-wrestler’s sudden death last week. The women launched a GoFundMe campaign on Wednesday and had alread...
02:13 2019-05-24

Jokha Alharthi: ‘A lot of women are really strong, even though they are slaves' The first Omani woman translated in English and winner of the Man Booker International prize reflects on her ‘lucky book’ Celestial Bodies and Oman’s uneasy relationship with its historyJokha Alharthi’s second novel, Celestial Bodies, may have its roots in rural Oman – its irrigation canals and high...
13:39 2019-07-08

US Women win 4th World Cup title, eye gender equality The United States won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the 61st minute and Rose Lavelle added a goal in the 69th       ...
11:26 2019-07-08

Women In Switzerland Launch Massive Protest Against Pay Gap Several hundred thousand purple-clad protesters blowing whistles, banging pots and pans and brandishing feminist slogans filled the streets of Swiss towns and cities on Friday, as women across the......
04:13 2019-06-15

Netherlands v Cameroon: Women's World Cup – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the game in ValenciennesSuzanne Wrack: England win shows they have spark and fightAny thoughts? You can email John or tweet @johnbrewin_ 1.58pm BST Something of a shock to see Dominique Bloodworth line up at centre-back when she has been such an attacking force for Ars...
15:13 2019-06-15

France 2-1 Norway: Women's World Cup – as it happened A controversial VAR penalty helped France maintain their 100% record in Group ASearch for female Mbappé hots up in Paris suburbsGolden boot standings: the top scorers at France 2019 9.54pm BST A controversial VAR penalty means France are on the brink of qualifying from Group A. They’ve got six point...
23:13 2019-06-12

The Women’s World Cup’s Other Inequality: Rich vs. Poor Pay is not the only notable gap in women’s soccer. There is also the matter of federation support. Fund-raising in Florida, Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz know this as well as anyone....
17:00 2019-05-24

Beyond Dick: This One’s for the Ladies Is All About the Joy and Pain of Black Women You would think This One’s for the Ladies, Gene Graham’s foray into strip shows for black women, would be all about dick. If so, you would be wrong....
20:52 2019-07-09

The scene during the Women’s World Cup Champions Parade Co-captain Megan Rapinoe and teammates rode on a float with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, who waved an American flag as the parade made its way through Manhattan....
17:13 2019-07-10

Michelle Wie withdraws from US Women’s Open with injury CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Michelle Wie has withdrawn from next week’s U.S. Women’s Open to continue her recovery from a hand injury. Wie announced her decision Friday on social media , saying that while she’s making progress, she needs to take more time off. The 29-year-old Wie says ...
21:00 2019-05-24

How to Stream the U.S. Women's Soccer Team Parade The U.S. Women’s Soccer team has broken records and captured our hearts in its run up to Sunday’s World Cup Finals victory; in return, we owe them a good old fashioned ticker tape parade....
17:52 2019-07-10

Fashion Is No Longer Just for Tall, Thin Women Designer labels have long ignored anyone outside the standard 0-12 size range. As the radical idea of “inclusive sizing” takes hold, however, even upscale brands are extending the limits of chic....
22:13 2019-05-21

US defend title to win fourth Women's World Cup The US did what was expected of them in a tense, tight and terrific final in Lyon. The Netherlands put up a fight, but a VAR check in the second half proved the turning point in a game the US deserved to win....
22:26 2019-07-07

Soccer: U.S. players want more investment in women's game The 1999 U.S. women's team may defy comparison in the eyes of many soccer fans but, 20 years after their famous World Cup triumph, the challenges they faced are all too familiar with pay and conditions still at the top of the agenda....
04:52 2019-05-25

USA 3-0 Chile: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened Champions qualify for last 16 with comfortable winUS will now face Sweden to decide group winnersCarli Lloyd deprived of hat-trick after missing penalty 7.11pm BST And the report from today’s game is up and running now for your reading pleasure. Thanks for your emails and tweets today: Related: Carl...
22:00 2019-06-16

Jobs and education help women advance, not abortion Kathryn Kaufman, the managing director for Global Women's Issues at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, recently wrote that as a Republican and a Christian woman, she supports abortion because it’s required for economic development....
16:39 2019-06-13

Hungover but ready for more, US women return home Packing a gold trophy and plenty of champagne, Alex Morgan and the U.S. women's national team have arrived home. They'll be feted with a ticker-tape parade in New York on Wednesday. (jULY 8)       ...
04:39 2019-07-09

Fighting to protect women at work | Letters Signatories including Helen Pankhurst, Sadiq Khan and Harriet Harman say the International Labour Conference in Geneva presents an opportunity to end violence and harassment against women, and call on the UK government to use its influence wiselyOver the last few years, we have come together around ...
20:13 2019-06-09

France's Macron wants 'charismatic' men and women for top EU jobs French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he wanted two women and two men with strong personalities to lead the European Union in the next five years, although he refused to name his favorite candidates at this stage....
01:00 2019-05-29

Half of H.I.V. Patients Are Women. Most Research Subjects Are Men. Trials of vaccines and treatments have not included enough female participants. Now that scientists are exploring possible cures, the need to enroll women is greater than ever....
08:13 2019-05-28

FIFA says only 14 women's World Cup matches are sold out World soccer governing body FIFA said on Tuesday that they have allocated a million tickets for the ongoing women's World Cup in France but only 14 of the 52 matches are sold out, countering claims that tickets were selling fast....
13:00 2019-06-12

Women's round-up: Garcia, Kasatkina cruise through "Home favourite Caroline Garcia got her campaign at Roland Garros off to a fine start with a straight-sets win over Mona Barthel of Germany 6-2, 6-4."...
15:13 2019-05-28

Beauty Brands Focus on Women of Color Customers with darker complexions are finding more makeup options, as startups and established brands follow Fenty Beauty by Rihanna in targeting an untapped market with inclusive offerings....
06:52 2019-07-15

U.S. Women's Open winner will earn $1 million Female golfers will play for a $1 million first prize at this week's U.S. Women's Open, a first even if prize money continues to lag well behind the riches on offer in the men's game....
00:52 2019-05-29

Even VAR Couldn't Ruin The Best Game Of The Women's World Cup You know what I love during a wild, up-and-down Women’s World Cup game between two flawed contenders? Stopping that wild play for roughly 30 minutes to stare at boring instant replay footage! That’s what happened in Australia’s roaring comeback victory over Brazil today, which continued a tournament...
00:00 2019-06-14

Women strike in Switzerland for fairer pay, more equality GENEVA (AP) — Women across Switzerland are walking off the job and staging demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality, and less sexual harassment and violence. It’s the first such protest in the Alpine country in 28 years. Turnout was uncertain but supporters were vowing to make their ...
10:52 2019-06-14

US women prepare for future without legal abortion As US states make it ever more difficult to get an abortion, pro-choice activists gear up for court battles. Many are also bracing for a "post-Roe" America, where women might have to take abortion into their own hands....
08:52 2019-06-20

No driver, no problem for Ariya at U.S. Women's Open A year after narrowly averting what arguably would have been the biggest ever collapse in major golf, defending champion Ariya Jutanugarn arrives at this week's U.S. Women's Open seeking to spark her game back to life....
00:52 2019-05-29

The Women's World Cup Still Belongs To America, But For How Much Longer? The strongest testament to the United States’ comprehensive supremacy in women’s soccer is how unspectacular their successful defense of the World Cup title was this summer....
11:13 2019-07-09

Women as likely to be turned on by sexual images as men – study Neural analysis finds the brains of both sexes respond the same way to pornographyThe belief that men are more likely to get turned on by sexual images than women may be something of a fantasy, according to a study suggesting brains respond to such images the same way regardless of biological sex.Th...
22:52 2019-07-15

David Squires on … the Women's World Cup final Our cartoonist on the USA’s victory over the Netherlands and the tournament as a whole Buy a copy of this cartoon in our print shopTake a look through David’s archive of cartoons Continue reading......
14:13 2019-07-09

USA 13-0 Thailand: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened USA break World Cup record as they hit 13 past hapless ThailandHope Solo: If you’re not nervous, you don’t care enough to win 10.22pm BST We’ll be shutting down shortly. But you can have your say on today’s match in the comments of Caitlin Murray’s report from Reims. Related: Ruthless USA break Worl...
02:52 2019-06-12

Women's World Cup: Equal pay tweets skyrocket after USA win Tweets related to pay skyrocketed following the United States Women's National Team's win against the Netherlands in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup final....
09:52 2019-07-09

Women's World Cup: US fans full of excitement The success of the American women's football team has led to record television numbers in the United States. But the boom in front of the screens isn't being reflected in the youth football - not yet anyway....
18:39 2019-07-06

| Hsieh, Strycova win women's doubles at Wimbledon Czech Barbora Strycova gained consolation for her loss in the singles semi-finals, partnering Taiwan's Hsieh Su-Wei to land the women's doubles title at Wimbledon....
01:13 2019-07-15

The problems that may stop the US retaining the Women's World Cup The Americans have arguably the best squad in France this summer. But they are far from a perfect unit as they aim to become world champions againThe US women’s national team are considered a favorite to win next month’s World Cup, and there’s good reason for it. The team are No1 in the world rankin...
14:26 2019-05-27

Paris protests violence against women in France Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency in part by pledging bold measures to end violence against women. But with deadly violence growing in France, activists have called on the government to end the "massacre."...
04:00 2019-07-07

Militiamen in Sudan raped men and women, says eyewitness Demonstrators in Sudan have been demanding a transition to a civilian government. An eyewitness reports on sexual atrocities committed during the dispersal of a sit-in outside the army’s headquarters in Khartoum....
20:26 2019-06-09

Women's World Cup: Norway and Nigeria are worlds apart Norway beat Nigeria 3-0 at the Women's World Cup on Saturday. The two teams are worlds apart on the field and are also are fighting very different battles in their quest for equality, writes DW's Barbara Mohr in Reims....
20:26 2019-06-09

Study says women are underrepresented in top animation jobs LOS ANGELES (AP) — Women make up roughly half of all executives in animation, but a new study says the numbers fall significantly when it comes to female directors. The study released Monday by the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative and the nonprofit advocacy group Women in Animation says that in th...
11:52 2019-06-10

Breaking down the full US women’s World Cup roster With the U.S. Women’s National Team set to open their World Cup title defense versus Venezuela at 2 p.m. Sunday on Fox, here is a look at the roster that is tasked with getting the job done. Keepers Alyssa Naeher Hometown: Stratford, Conn. After being awarded the 2014 NSWL Goalkeeper of the Ye...
08:39 2019-06-09

Dartmouth, women, want mediation for sex misconduct lawsuit CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College and nine women suing the school over allegations of ignoring years of harassment and assault by former psychology department professors say they want to resolve the matter through mediation. In a joint motion filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Concord, New ...
20:26 2019-05-27

Argentina women will cap amazing turnaround at World Cup When Argentina play at the women’s World Cup in France next month they will cap one of the most remarkable journeys in sport, from a team that did not exist two years ago to one competing on the biggest stage....
21:26 2019-05-27

Swiss women strike to demand equal pay Hundreds of thousands protest against ‘culture of sexism in everday life’Hundreds of thousands of women across Switzerland have taken to the streets to demand higher pay, greater equality and more respect, protesting that one of the world’s wealthiest countries continues to treat half its population...
15:00 2019-06-14

Soccer: U.S. '99 World Cup win should have done more for women's game - Foudy The United States' World Cup triumph on home soil in 1999 was a watershed moment for the sport but midfielder Julie Foudy had hoped it would help the women's game grow at a much faster pace....
20:39 2019-05-22

Why do light-skinned women dominate the pop charts? From K-pop stars to Beyoncé, the issue of colourism remains rife in the music industryIt seems every conversation about colourism in pop music must come back to Beyoncé. So it was when Mathew Knowles, record exec, former Destiny’s Child manager and Beyoncé’s father, appeared on SiriusXM radio to dis...
13:39 2019-07-13

I'm Teresa Younger, President of the Ms. Foundation for Women, and This Is How I Work “At the Ms. Foundation for Women, we believe in a just and safe world where power and possibility are not limited by gender, race, class, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or age,” says foundation president and CEO Teresa Younger, quoting the feminist foundation’s statement of vision. ...
21:39 2019-06-12

The pioneering podcast that's breaking the silence on women's health From IVF to miscarriage, the podcast She Says She's Fine wants women to share their intimate secrets and get informed about sexual and reproductive health...
11:13 2019-06-22

2 Canadian women rescued from kidnappers in Ghana, officials say The two women were rescued early Wednesday in the south-central Ashanti region, Ghanaian government officials said. They did not provide any additional details....
22:13 2019-06-12

Dale Greig, Early Women’s Marathoner, Is Dead at 82 Confounding the notion that long-distance running was too rigorous for women, she finished her first marathon in 1964; 19 of the men in that race didn’t....
23:52 2019-06-16

Homophobic attacks must stop, say women assaulted on London bus Exclusive: We felt an obligation to share our story, Melania Geymonat and Chris tell the Guardian“We are pretty tired of talking about getting punched in the face,” says Chris, a 29-year-old American woman whose second name you don’t know but whose face – distressed and covered in blood – is likely ...
08:52 2019-06-15

Women’s World Cup: England and Italy Advance With Victories England edged Argentina on a goal by Jodie Taylor off a pass from her roommate. Italy, in the event for the first time since 1999, had three goals from Cristiana Girelli in a rout of Jamaica....
06:13 2019-06-15

Sweden v Thailand: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Email Beau with your thoughts or tweet @duresportThailand look to recover after record defeat to USA 1.23pm BST When Thailand scored 13 ... May 27, 2018. Indonesia hosting Thailand. 1.07pm BST Welcome to the Battle of Goal Difference, the most anticipated television event since the Battle of Winter...
14:39 2019-06-16

Women's World Cup: US rewrite the record books with 13-0 win over Thailand Records tumbled as the US opened their World Cup defense with a 13-0 win vs. Thailand. Alex Morgan scored a record-equaling five goals for the Americans, who clocked up the biggest margin of victory in World Cup history....
13:39 2019-06-12

Canada v New Zealand: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from Grenoble, kick-off 8pm (BST)England win shows they have the spark and fight to go far Feel free to email Rob your thoughts 7.15pm BST Some World Cup reading Related: 'It's great when there's a target on your back': USA untroubled with villain role Related: England win shows they h...
21:00 2019-06-15

Germany 3-0 Nigeria: Women's World Cup 2019, last 16 - as it happened Germany became the first team to reach the quarters after seeing off spirited Nigeria ... with a little help from VAR. 6.33pm BST Germany were deserved winners, dominating possession, scoring three, keeping yet another clean sheet. But Nigeria performed with great resolve and no little skill. That r...
23:00 2019-06-22

Busy Philipps on abortion: ‘Women have held on to a lot of this shame’ The actor and author who recently testified before Congress on why she got an abortion discusses the power in being vocal about uncomfortable experiencesBusy Philipps’ big dreams for the stage never included testifying before Congress about why she got an abortion at age 15. But with more and more U...
15:26 2019-06-22

| Roland Garros women's SF scheduling 'unfair and inappropriate' The French Open's decision to move the women's semi-finals away from the tournament's showpiece court was blasted as "unfair and inappropriate" by the WTA....
02:13 2019-06-07

Chile’s Road to the Women’s World Cup Started With an Indignity Dropped from FIFA’s world rankings three years ago because its federation had not scheduled a match in two years, Chile’s women’s team now has a players’ union and a lot to prove....
23:52 2019-06-16

10 players worth watching at the Women's World Cup Americans Carli Lloyd and Alyssa Naeher and Canada's Christine Sinclair among the players to watch at the FIFA Women's World Cup.        ...
23:39 2019-06-06

Opinion: Women's World Cup hurt by lack of organization Germany's win against Nigeria was played in front of an almost full house. This is the exception rather than the rule, owing partly to FIFA's lack of planning. The women's game deserves better, argues DW's Felix Tamsut....
03:13 2019-06-23

Women's World Cup: Germany sweep Nigeria aside to reach last 8 Germany are still yet to concede a goal at the World Cup, having become the first team through to the last eight. There was VAR controversy again but it was ultimately a comfortable afternoon for Germany in Grenoble....
03:13 2019-06-23

Women’s World Cup: Blowout backlash makes US a tricky bet While the debate raged whether the United States Women’s National Team running up the goals in a 13-0 World Cup win over Thailand was a sign of respect or disrespect, oddsmakers were forced to adjust in advance of Sunday’s meeting with Chile (Fox, noon). What’s the right line if a juggernaut can vir...
17:52 2019-06-16

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 23: Chile A superstar goalkeeper in the shape of Christiane Endler might not be enough to get underdogs Chile out of their groupThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified fo...
09:52 2019-06-07

Women's World Cup: Germany sweep Nigeria aside to reach last eight Germany are still yet to concede a goal at the World Cup, having become the first team through to the last eight. There was VAR controversy again but it was ultimately a comfortable afternoon for Germany in Grenoble....
20:00 2019-06-22

2 Canadian women kidnapped at gunpoint in Ghana: reports Two Canadian women, ages 19 and 20, who were volunteering at a charity in Ghana were kidnapped at gunpoint Tuesday evening outside their apartment, reports say....
20:13 2019-06-06

Ivanka Trump Wants More Women Involved in Peace Processes In major peace talks from 1990 to 2017, women made up just 2% of mediators, 8% of negotiators and 5% of witnesses and signatories, according to the United Nations. Ivanka Trump wants to change that. In a roundtable discussion with lawmakers from both parties this week, the White House senior adviser...
15:00 2019-06-13

Women, targeted by same serial subway perv, speak out A pair of gutsy women who were targeted by the same serial subway pervert are speaking out about their horrific ordeals — and how their quick-thinking actions helped lock him up. Cynthia and Beatrice — who asked their last names be withheld — said they just hope subway masturbator Dennis Sacaza will...
03:39 2019-06-24

Uganda jails hundreds of men for sex offences against women and girls Campaigners applaud move to curb gender-based violence after courts hold special sessions to clear backlog of casesHundreds of men in Uganda have been jailed for sexual offences against girls and women during a month of special court sessions to clear a backlog of cases.Between November and December...
15:26 2019-06-13

Saudi Women Use Wedding Contracts To Assert Right To Drive Saudi salesman Majd had just begun his wedding preparations when his fiancee sought to enshrine in their marriage contract a condition already guaranteed by law -- her right to drive....
05:26 2019-06-24

The Democratic Party Does a Lousy Job Protecting Black Women “Why are you wearing all black?” I asked my friend, noticing her wearing a long sleeve black shirt, black jeans and black sneakers in the 1,000-degree Arizona heat despite being in an air-conditioned convention hall....
19:52 2019-06-05

UA Women’s Golf’s Ianello named co-Pac-12 Coach of Year TUCSON – Arizona Wildcats head coach Laura Ianello earned Pac-12 Women’s Golf Co-Coach of the Year, the league announced Tuesday.  Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast on News 4 Tucson: Ianello split the honors with first-year USC head coach Justin Silverstein. Ianello has ...
18:52 2019-06-05

Women's World Cup on course for record-breaking turnout: study More than 1.5 million supporters are expected to attend matches at the World Cup in France as the tournament is poised to set a new benchmark for the rising popularity of the women's game, according to a study published on Thursday....
20:13 2019-06-13

Japan v Scotland: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the game in RennesLi’s volley seals vital victory for China against South AfricaAnd feel free to email Niall or tweet him @niallmcveigh 1.31pm BST Here’s an intriguing deep dive into the unusual history of women’s football in Japan. As this quote shows, it was quite a ...
14:39 2019-06-14

Australia 3-2 Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup Group C updates from MontpellierSubplots abound as Matildas gear up for defining gameAny thoughts? Email or tweet @KieranPender 7.51pm BST I’ll leave it at that. An incredibly impressive comeback from the Matildas - truly one for the ages. There will be plenty of analysis to come, ...
21:26 2019-06-13

U.S. Women's Soccer Players Sought Lawsuit Talks As the World Cup approached, U.S. women’s soccer players tried to meet with U.S. Soccer president Cordeiro to end their long pay fight with the federation....
19:00 2019-06-27

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 20: Netherlands The reigning European champions have plenty of stars and could go a long way in France This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified for France. theguardian.com is ru...
16:39 2019-06-05

South Africa v China: Women's World Cup – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the Group B gameCheck out the latest Golden Boot standingsAnd you can email Niall here or tweet him here 8.15pm BST 14 mins: Biyana is back, and the game has slowed down after China’s early chances. 8.12pm BST 12 mins: There’s been a break in play while Biyana, the tee...
21:26 2019-06-13

Would a Hollywood boycott protect women's rights? Elizabeth Debicki, Erika Christensen, Lake Bell and Rosanna Arquette discuss an industry boycott of states passing restrictive abortion laws. (June 14)        ...
14:39 2019-06-14

Yesterday: the latest jukebox movie to put its women on mute Danny Boyle’s schmaltz-fest is all about musicians, and all of them are men. It’s another hero’s journey in which women are there to dote, scold and sell outWarning: this article contains spoilers for Yesterday and A Star Is BornThe premise of Yesterday should be intriguing: what would a world witho...
19:00 2019-06-27

Men are suing women who accused them of harassment. Will it stop others from speaking out? A series of high-profile defamation cases have been brought against women in response to the outpouring of sexual misconduct allegations in the wake of #MeToo, and women's rights activists say they could have a chilling effect on the movement's future....
13:52 2019-06-05

Jamaica v Italy: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the 5pm BST kick-off in ReimsWomen’s World Cup: talking points from week oneGet in touch! Email Will or tweet @Will_Unwin 4.05pm BST Here are plenty of talking points from the World Cup so far ... Related: Women's World Cup 2019: talking points from the first week of a...
17:13 2019-06-14

England v Argentina: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the 8pm BST kick-offEngland’s Phil Neville explains the tactics he usesAnd feel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 3.10pm BST England and Argentina in the World Cup. It’s a fixture heavy with history - 1966, 1998, 2002 - but the women have only played once bef...
20:00 2019-06-14

The Latest: Police: Hawaii crash victims were 9 men, 2 women HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a plane crash in Hawaii that killed 11 sky divers (all times local): 9:25 a.m. Some details are starting to be released about the 11 victims who died when a plane carrying sky divers crashed near a small airport on the North Shore of Oahu. Police told the Honolulu Star-...
23:13 2019-06-23

Behind The Wheel, A Year On: Saudi Women Savour New Freedom Buckling up in a pearl-silver Lexus, Sabeeha al-Fakher takes the wheel and relegates her son to the passenger seat, a role reversal the 68-year-old Saudi widow never imagined would be possible in her......
06:52 2019-06-23

No distractions for U.S. team ahead of women's World Cup defense Defending champions the United States are in their own private 'bubble', shutting out any distraction ahead of the women's World Cup starting in France on Friday, and loving it....
18:39 2019-06-06

Why the best female soccer player is skipping the Women's World Cup Ada Hegerberg is a Norwegian striker and the first ever female winner of the Ballon d'Or – but you won’t see her playing for her home country at the World Cup over the next month....
18:26 2019-06-06

Cavaliers hire Cal women's coach Gottlieb to staff Lindsay Gottlieb has become the first women's collegiate head coach to join an NBA team, leaving Cal-Berkeley to join John Beilein's staff with the Cleveland Cavaliers....
22:26 2019-06-12

Golf: Green leads Ariya by one shot at Women's PGA Australian Hannah Green had her lead whittled down to one stroke as Ariya Jutanugarn applied the heat in the third round of the Women's PGA Championship in Minnesota on Saturday....
12:26 2019-06-23

NYC allocates $250K to help low-income women obtain abortions The city has secured $250,000 to pay for abortion services for low-income women who do not have access to safe and affordable health care, lawmakers said on Friday. The one-time allocation of funds from the City Council will be given to the New York Abortion Access Fund and was championed by the Wom...
02:13 2019-06-15

Soccer: U.S. women's team right to fight for equality, says Duggan England forward Toni Duggan has said she supports the U.S. women's soccer team in their battle for equal pay with their male counterparts but does not think that England's women players should adopt a similar approach....
15:00 2019-06-06

Watch: England slips by Argentina at Women's World Cup Jodie Taylor's 61st minute score was enough to lift England to a win against Argentina in the group stage of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup on Friday in Le Havre, France....
01:26 2019-06-15

Women's World Cup: Germany shedding 'inexperienced' narrative Germany's back-to-back wins won't have struck fear in the hearts of tournament favorites, but they have all-but secured a spot in the knockout stages. Their rebuild is showing signs of great promise in its early stages....
01:00 2019-06-13

France v Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Keep up with all the action from the 8pm BST kick-offGolden Boot: top scorers for France 2019Feel free to email Will or to tweet: @Will_Unwin 7.42pm BST Hope Solo on pressure ... Related: The knockout stages of a World Cup are a whole different kind of pressure | Hope Solo 7.36pm BST This game is l...
21:00 2019-06-23

Women's World Cup Live: Germany snatch second slender win Germany moved one step closer to the knockout stages after making it two wins out of two with another gritty performance. Spain provided tough opposition in Valenciennes, but like China failed to take their chances....
01:00 2019-06-13

Families of missing indigenous women march in Oklahoma CONCHO, Okla. (AP) — Families and friends of missing or slain American Indian women and girls are again calling for justice for their loved ones. About 200 people gathered Friday near the headquarters of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes in Concho, Oklahoma. Many wore red and marched, holding signs wi...
01:13 2019-06-15

Germany 1-0 Spain: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened A first-half goal from Sara Däbritz gave Germany victory over an impressive Spain side and took them to the verge of the knockout roundsReport: Germany close on knockout stages after win 8.12pm BST Here is the report ... Related: Sara Däbritz bundles Germany winner against Spain in Women's World Cup...
02:26 2019-06-13

Young women who watch a lot of porn less likely to enjoy sex: study Young women who watch a lot of pornography are more likely to feel insecure during sex — and enjoy it less as a result — suggests a new study. Researchers found that college-age straight women today are more likely to watch porn than their predecessor. But they are also more likely to ha...
00:00 2019-06-15

| WATCH: Infantino not aware of women getting less TV exposure in soccer FIFA President Gianni Infantino has vowed to look further into television exposure of the 2019 Women's World Cup. The competition in France starts on Friday....
07:13 2019-06-06

8 American women, children captured with ISIS return to US BEIRUT — A Kurdish official in northern Syria says local authorities there have transferred eight American women and children who were captured with the Islamic State group back to the U.S. Abdulkarim Omar says the group includes two women and six children. He says they were returned at the request ...
13:26 2019-06-05

Marin Alsop Raises the Baton for Women Conductors “The great thing about the last two years is I feel empowered to speak out even further. Now I feel like I have company, and that there’s a safety net.”...
07:39 2019-06-17

Soccer: U.S. women say lawsuit won't distract from title defense U.S. women's national soccer team players said their focus will be on the field when they start their World Cup title defense in Paris next week despite their high-profile lawsuit against their soccer federation....
00:39 2019-06-09

| Brazilians seeking heroes turn to women footballers Disillusioned by their men, Brazilian football fans looking for heroes are turning to Marta and their women, currently playing at the World Cup in France....
23:00 2019-06-20

Geena Davis will be taking the GLOW women to the mat for season 3 It looks like the Gorgeous Ladies Of Wrestling will get their first taste of Vegas glamour when they meet their new entertainment director in the third season of GLOW . Per a recent press release from Netflix, Academy award-winning actress Geena Davis will be playing Sandy Devereaux St. Clair, the f...
23:00 2019-06-10

Women's World Cup Soccer Kicks Off With France Victory France began its bid to win the Women’s World Cup of soccer for the first time with a 4-0 shellacking of South Korea, while the defending champion U.S. will play its opening match on Tuesday....
09:52 2019-06-08

Women slowly taking on more leading roles in entertainment Female filmmakers are seeing more representation in Hollywood’s less mainstream corners. Women are writing, directing and producing more independent films than ever, but they’re still getting less work than their male counterparts. Women are making strides as directors (they directed 33 percent of i...
01:00 2019-06-20

England 2-1 Scotland: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened England got off to a winning start as they survived a second-half rally by Scotland to claim three points in their World Cup opener 7.10pm BST I’ll leave you with our reporter’s take on England’s World Cup win in their opening match against Scotland. Thanks for your emails. Bye. Related: Parris and...
21:26 2019-06-09

Mob Tries To Force Women Dancers To Strip In Assam, 2 Arrested A mob of over 500 men allegedly tried to force woman dancers of a troupe to strip during a cultural programme in Assam's Kamrup district, following which police arrested two persons involved in the......
05:00 2019-06-10

Tony highlights: A historic win and a strong night for women NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Ali Stroker’s breakthrough win as the first actor in a wheelchair to win a Tony topped an evening of feel-good moments as Broadway honored its own. Stroker won best featured actress in a musical for her sexy, saucy performance in the revival of “Oklahoma.” S...
11:52 2019-06-10

A new government study shows pot use in pregnant women has increased NBC — More women are smoking marijuana while pregnant. Government researchers analyzed data from over 467,000 women who were between the ages of 12 and 44. Overall, 7% of the women said they smoked marijuana while pregnant in 2017. That is an increase of just over 3% in 2002. And the women who...
12:26 2019-06-20

Neglect of Syrian women, children documented in new D.C. exhibit A new exhibit, a series of 25 paintings and two installations, provides a window into the lives of Syrian women and children forced to flee their homeland....
14:26 2019-06-10

Tony Robbins accused of groping, harassing more women Self-help guru Tony Robbins faces a new series of allegations that he groped and harassed fans and staffers — including a former assistant who claims he touched her inappropriately during a job interview. The latest sexual misconduct claims bring the total of women who have accused the 59-year...
22:13 2019-06-19

Man guilty of running depraved sex cult which branded women A man who ran a secret sex cult with help from Smallville star Allison Mack has been found guilty of sex trafficking, possession of child pornography, extortion and racketeering....
21:39 2019-06-19

Scotland v Argentina: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the Group D finaleJapan v England – live! Follow our MBM report nowAnd feel free to email Barry or tweet him @bglendenning 7.02pm BST Scotland manager Shelley Kerr makes three changes to the team that started against Japan. Full-back Lizzie Arnot, midfielder Hayley Lau...
20:26 2019-06-19

Argentina v Japan: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Keep up with all the action from 5pm BST matchWomen’s World Cup team guides: Argentina and JapanFeel free to email Jacob or to tweet: @JacobSteinberg 4.57pm BST The anthems are done. There’s a bright, positive atmosphere at the Parc Des Princes on a sunny afternoon in Paris. The stadium’s not full,...
18:13 2019-06-10

Japan v England: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the Group D finaleScotland v Argentina – live! Follow our MBM report nowAnd feel free to email Paul or tweet him @Paul_Doyle 7.12pm BST After all his brave talk about fielding his best tea in the wholesome pursuit of a victory, Phil Neville has jazzed up his lineup wit...
20:26 2019-06-19

VAR is penalising goalkeepers unfairly at the Women’s World Cup | Eni Aluko Scotland and Nigeria have suffered from the strict enforcement at penalties which is doing the competition no favoursI can only imagine the emotions felt by the Scotland players when their dreams of qualification for the knockout rounds died on Wednesday night as Florencia Bonsegundo’s twice-taken p...
03:26 2019-06-21

One of the Most Powerful Women in Hedge Funds Doesn't Run Money In the overwhelmingly male world of hedge funds, Ilana Weinstein is one of the most powerful women. But Ms. Weinstein doesn’t manage money. Instead, she scouts the people who do....
20:00 2019-06-19

Canada v Cameroon: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Keep up with all the action from the 8pm BST matchWomen’s World Cup team guides: Canada and CameroonFeel free to email Ben or to tweet: @benfisherj 8.31pm BST 29 min: Cameroon earn a corner, the crowd lap it up, they sense blood – possibly even a goal – but when the ball eventually comes it from the...
21:39 2019-06-10

Djokovic, Thiem resume semifinal, women’s final follows PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic’s 26-match Grand Slam winning streak is on the line when he and Dominic Thiem resume their rain-suspended French Open semifinal. They are slated to open Saturday’s schedule in Court Philippe Chatrier at Roland Garros. Thiem was ahead 6-2, 3-6, 3-1 when play wa...
11:39 2019-06-08

Still to be Inducted Saturday in the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – The all-time leading scorer in both men’s and women’s basketball history at the University of Kentucky – Valerie Still – will officially be inducted into the prestigious Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Saturday Night. The ceremony will take place in Knoxville, TN. Still...
11:39 2019-06-08

| France savour perfect start to women's World Cup France players savoured a "dream" opening to the women's World Cup after the hosts set the ball rolling in style with a 4-0 win over South Korea before a sell-out crowd....
11:52 2019-06-08

Spain downs South Africa 3-1 for 1st Women’s World Cup win LE HAVRE, France (AP) — Spain won a game at the Women’s World Cup for the first time, beating South Africa 3-1 on Saturday behind two penalty kicks by Jennifer Hermoso. Spain, ranked No. 13 in the world, finished last in its group four years ago in Canada, the country’s only other appear...
20:52 2019-06-08

Norway v Nigeria: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! World Cup updates from Reims, kick-off 8pm (BST)Afghanistan football president banned for life for sexual abuseFeel free to email Ben or tweet @benfisherj your thoughts 7.34pm BST Before we get stuck into this one, a moment’s thought for Justin Edinburgh, and his family and friends, following his tr...
20:39 2019-06-08

Women's World Cup set to be biggest ever: England play Scotland England open their Women's World Cup campaign against Scotland today in a tournament which is expected to be the biggest in history, with new audiences, larger crowds and more sponsorship money than ever....
04:52 2019-06-09

Women's World Cup: Germany snatch fortunate win over China Germany opened their 2019 Women's World Cup campaign with a win, although the scoreline didn't reflect the true nature of the game. There are also concerns about injuries to Germany's team....
20:39 2019-06-08

Women's World Cup: Ellen White's Bundesliga inspiration As Ellen White celebrated the two goals that assured that England would beat Japan to the top of Group D, her celebration caught the eye. It was a tribute to the Bundesliga and one player in particular....
14:39 2019-06-20

U.S. Women's Soccer Faces Grudge Matchup With Sweden The U.S. doesn’t need to beat Sweden on Thursday, its last group-stage match of the World Cup, to advance. But the game is a grudge match against the team that knocked them out of the 2016 Olympics....
17:39 2019-06-20

Women's World Cup set to host the biggest rivalry in sport On Sunday, old enemies will go head-to-head as England take on Scotland at the Women's World Cup, continuing a rivalry that is like no other in sport. Neighbors and fierce foes, this is a World Cup opener neither team will want to lose....
09:26 2019-06-09

Australia v Italy: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the Matildas’ opener in ValenciennesAny thoughts? Email or tweet @meganmaurice 10.08am BST Unfortunately we must start with some bad news for the Matildas with experienced defender Laura Alleway ruled out of today’s game with a suspected fracture to her foot. The veteran of two World Cu...
11:26 2019-06-09

Germany 1-0 China: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Giulia Gwinn’s sweet second-half strike settled a finely-poised Group B opener between Germany and China in Rennes 4.11pm BST And then it’s Norway v Nigeria later, 8pm (BST): Related: Women's World Cup: fans give their previews and predictions 4.07pm BST The fun and games are not over. Far from it:...
17:39 2019-06-08

Pakistan to create 1,000 courts to tackle violence against women Chief justice says in televised speech that abuse survivors will be able to ‘speak their heart without any fear’Pakistan is to set up more than 1,000 courts dedicated to tackling violence against women, the country’s top judge has announced, seeking to tackle a problem activists say the criminal jus...
06:26 2019-06-20

He Told Women He Could Help Them, Was Found Guilty Of Leading A Sex Cult The man who claimed to be a self-help guru, but actually ran what authorities called a cult-like secret society of "sex slaves," was found guilty of racketeering and sex trafficking on Wednesday....
04:39 2019-06-20

Great British Women: Judy Murray on her success Peugeot ambassador and tennis coach addresses rising stars at Autocar event Judy Murray has spoken on the challenges women face to reach the top of their chosen field at Autocar’s Great British Women in the Car Industry event. Murray, a Peugeot UK ambassador, tennis coach, and Britain’s former Fed...
01:39 2019-06-20

French Open women’s final: A breakthrough win awaits Ashleigh Barty is aiming to become the first Australian woman to win the French Open since 1973; Marketa Vondrousova would be the first teenage winner since 1997....
16:13 2019-06-08

Women’s prize winner Tayari Jones: ‘Before this, I had never won a raffle’ An American Marriage is a story about the traumatic effect of injustice on a black family in the US. But it might never have been published if it wasn’t for the intervention of a mystery author‘I’m a person,” says Tayari Jones, the morning after carrying off the Women’s prize for fiction for her fou...
17:01 2019-06-09

Brazil v Jamaica: Women's World Cup 2019 - live! Minute-by-minute updates from the game in Grenoble10 young players to watch from the Women’s World CupSend your emails to Nick here or tweet him @NickMiller79 3.52pm BST Hat-trick for Cristiane! 3.51pm BST 62 mins: Sub for Jamaica: Cheyna Matthews off, Jody Brown on. Continue reading......
17:01 2019-06-09

How Instagram censors could affect the lives of everyday women It is often the way in which women are viewed rather than what they are doing that renders their behavior potentially 'suggestive' or not.       ...
14:39 2019-06-08

Women's World Cup: How to watch USA vs. Sweden, betting lines The United States Women's National Team battles Sweden in its final Group F match at the 2019 FIFA World Cup Thursday in Le Havre, France. Here is how to watch and the latest betting lines....
21:39 2019-06-20

Adam Scott relishes putting women first in ‘Big Little Lies’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adam Scott sees change ahead for his “Big Little Lies” character. Scott plays husband Ed to Reese Witherspoon’s Madeline in the hit HBO series that returns Sunday with seven new episodes. Without providing any spoilers, Scott says Ed begins to define himself othe...
23:01 2019-06-07

Republican women aim to grow their numbers in U.S. House next year U.S. Republicans chagrined by how few women their party has serving in Congress are launching an initiative on Wednesday aimed at reversing the trend in the 2020 elections, though steep fundraising, recruitment and policy hurdles lie ahead....
17:13 2019-06-19

London Bus Attack on Gay Women Leads Police to Arrest 4 The Metropolitan Police of London said four teenagers were arrested after two women reported being assaulted, harassed and robbed on a bus by men who had tried to make the couple kiss....
22:39 2019-06-07

Sunday’s US win most-watched Women’s World Cup group match LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Americans’ 3-0 win over Chile set a record for the most-watched group-stage Women’s World Cup match on U.S. English-language television. Fox drew 5,324,000 viewers for Sunday’s game, topping 4,492,000 for the Americans’ 0-0 group-stage draw against Swed...
05:00 2019-06-18

Chile v Sweden: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Netherlands pounces at the last to break New Zealand heartsWomen’s World Cup team guides: Sweden and ChileEmail Beau with your thoughts or tweet him @duresport 5.58pm BST The story of the World Cup so far is that favored teams are having trouble breaking down teams with resolute defenses and the occ...
19:00 2019-06-11

Florida man says he had sex with stolen pool toys instead of raping women A Florida burglary suspect told police that he’s stolen a number of inflatable pool toys so he could have sex with them instead of raping women, a report said. The suspect, 35-year-old Christopher William Monnin, allegedly broke into a number of homes in the city of Palm Bay in Brevard County that h...
04:13 2019-06-18

Shattered ceiling: More college-educated women than men have jobs For the first time, there are more college-educated women than men in the labor force, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.FT_19.06.20_WomenLaborForce_Women-now-half-of-US-college-educated-labor-force-2.pngFigures show that women have edged college-educated men and now make up 50.2% of ...
17:00 2019-06-21

Pregnant women are basically endurance athletes: study Cranky pregnant moms, prepare for vindication. Researchers studying the limits of human endurance have determined that the physical intensity of pregnancy is basically like running a 40-week marathon. “Every mother who has gone through a pregnancy has experienced that effort themselves,”...
22:52 2019-06-11

Texas Congressman Says Women Should 'Absolutely' Be Punished for Having Abortions In a video released by a reproductive rights group, U.S. Rep. Ron Wright says women who have abortions should “absolutely” be jailed, HuffPost reported on Thursday....
17:26 2019-06-07

US women's soccer rolling as World Cup knockout stage is set The U.S. women’s soccer team is riding a wave of momentum heading into the Women’s World Cup’s knockout stage, in which they will play Spain in a bid to again reach the final....
17:39 2019-06-21

How Hearts are tearing up the women’s football template in Scotland As Scotland get set for the World Cup, Hearts are ploughing ahead with plans to replicate their boys’ academy setup for girlsAny notion that Heart of Midlothian could recruit a key member of staff from Manchester City appeared fanciful until recently. So, too, did the sense that a major Scottish clu...
17:13 2019-06-07

Women's World Cup: Alex Morgan picks up injury United States Women's National Team striker Alex Morgan picked up an injury during her team's final group stage match at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup....
18:13 2019-06-21

China rescues over 1,000 trafficked women 'sold' as wives Hundreds of women who were being sold as brides have been rescued ine one of the largest anti-trafficking operation to date in China. In some of the worst cases, women were kidnapped and taken across China's borders....
19:00 2019-06-21

Where are they now? Key members of the 1999 U.S. women's winning team Twenty years after winning the World Cup title, a transformational moment in women's sport, many members of the '99ers are still involved in soccer.        ...
15:39 2019-06-07

Dad bods are more attractive to women than rock hard abs: survey Men with a slight belly and a distinct lack of cheese grater abs are officially “more attractive” than they were in the past. Dad bods have been a “thing” since around 2016 and according to Planet Fitness, the modern body type’s popularity is on the up. Despite the abun...
23:39 2019-06-17

Opinion: US women owe no apologies for celebrating 13-0 blowout of Thailand The U.S. women beat Thailand 13-0 in its World Cup opener. How's that any different than a college football team running up the score?       ...
02:26 2019-06-12

Hannah Green has big early lead at Women’s PGA at Hazeltine CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green of Australia twice escaped trouble with par saves and shot 3-under 69, setting a daunting target at Hazeltine National with an early four-shot lead at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. Green thought luck was on her side when she holed a short-sided bunker sho...
23:13 2019-06-21

Monsoon storms might induce child birth for some women PHOENIX (KPNX) — The monsoon season brings wind, rain, flooding, dust and some very serious insurance claims for many people in Arizona. The season, which officially begins June 15th can also help induce labor for some full term expecting mothers. “Talk to enough labor nurses, and they’r...
22:13 2019-06-17

Hannah enjoys rub of the green en route to Women's PGA lead Australian Hannah Green pitched in from 60 yards to save par early in her second round en route to a four-shot clubhouse lead at the Women's PGA Championship in Chaska, Minnesota on Friday....
23:26 2019-06-21

Women's World Cup: US re-write the record books with 13-0 win over Thailand Records tumbled as the US opened their World Cup defense with a 13-0 win vs. Thailand. Alex Morgan scored a record-equaling five goals for the Americans, who clocked up the biggest margin of victory in World Cup history....
05:39 2019-06-12

Arrests made after homophobic attack on two women on London bus Couple say they were assaulted after refusing to kiss at request of group of young menA homophobic assault on two women on a bus that left them needing hospital treatment has been labelled a “disgusting, misogynistic attack” by the London mayor, Sadiq Khan.The attack happened in the early hours of 3...
18:13 2019-06-07

Women's World Cup: France set the standard with big win on opening night France got the Women's World Cup started with a 4-0 win over South Korea in front of expectant fans. DW's Sophie Serbini was in Paris to witness a fine performance in an atmosphere that promises much for the future....
08:26 2019-06-08

New Zealand v Netherlands: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup Group E updates from the at 2pm BST gameEngland will go far if we can repeat first half, says BronzeEmail Jacob here or tweet @JacobSteinberg 2.43pm BST 42 min: It’s been a decent half, but both teams need a sharper edge in the final third. Holland haven’t created enough for all th...
15:52 2019-06-11

Indiana's Attorney General Is Being Sued By Four Women Who Say He Groped Them A federal lawsuit filed by four women alleges that Indiana attorney general Curtis Hill groped them at a party last year, according to the Associated Press. The allegations first surfaced last July and were investigated last fall. The four women announced they intended to sue Hill after a special pr...
03:52 2019-06-19

Sam Kerr nets four as Australia qualify for Women's World Cup last 16 Swing in goal difference puts Matildas through in secondBrazil beat Italy 1-0 in other Group C encounterIt took Sam Kerr 10 World Cup games to find her first goal, but over 90 pulsating minutes in Grenoble the Matildas’ talisman fashioned four more – a first ever World Cup hat-trick for an Australia...
01:13 2019-06-19

Opinion: How good are U.S. women? Game against Sweden will be indication In the last 10 games between the teams, the Americans are 3-4-3. And one of those losses is perhaps the most galling in the USWNT's history.       ...
23:39 2019-06-18

China police raids rescue 1,100 trafficked women BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities say they have rescued more than 1,100 abducted foreign women in police raids coordinated with five Southeast Asian countries. The Ministry of Public Security said Friday that more than 1,300 suspects had been arrested for allegedly luring and kidnapping women after...
10:13 2019-06-21

Infantino tells Iran to let women into World Cup qualifiers FIFA President Gianni Infantino had asked Iran to ensure women are allowed to attend 2022 World Cup qualifiers in the country after expressing disappointment that the country has reneged on commitments.       ...
10:26 2019-06-21

Almost half the NCAA’s athletes are women. It needs to make a stand for them. As it has on other social issues in the past, college sports’ governing body should stop staging championships in states with restrictive abortion laws....
23:26 2019-06-10

Prison: Tow truck driver assaulted women who called for tow COVINGTON, La. (AP) — A tow truck driver has been sentenced to six years in prison after being convicted of sexually assaulting three women who had called him to tow their cars. St. Tammany Parish District Attorney Warren Montgomery says 53-year-old Dale Boudreaux Jr. of Covington was sentenced Mond...
00:39 2019-06-11

Germany: Two women injured in 'homophobic incident' in Berlin Police say a man has insulted and injured two women in an apparent homophobic attack. The incident comes after an assault on a lesbian couple in London received international attention....
02:00 2019-06-11

Jamaica v Australia: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Plus updates from Italy v Brazil, Group C decidersDavid Squires on … the World Cup, goals and good old VARAny thoughts? Email or tweet @KieranPender 7.04pm BST I presume, dear reader, that you have already digested word-for-word all 24 of our insightful pre-tournament team previews. If you haven’t, ...
20:13 2019-06-18

Green grabs first round lead at Women's PGA Championship Australian Hannah Green held a one-shot lead at the end of the opening round of the Women's PGA Championship on Thursday after Michelle Wie was reduced to tears as she pondered her future in the wake of an opening round 84....
13:39 2019-06-21

Kirra Dibb inspires NSW to Women's State of Origin win Blues beat Queensland 14-4 at North Sydney OvalDebutant turns in masterclass as NSW fight back NSW five-eighth Kirra Dibb fired the Blues to a come-from-behind 14-4 win and a fourth-consecutive Women’s State of Origin victory over Queensland. The Blues were outplayed in the first half but came storm...
15:13 2019-06-21

Women's World Cup kicks off in France, but you'd barely know it in Paris The Women's World Cup kicks off on Friday as hosts France take on South Korea. But if you were strolling the streets of Paris, you would be forgiven for not knowing it was happening....
18:39 2019-06-07

Two women injured in UK homophobic attack "for refusing to kiss" Two women were punched and robbed in a homophobic assault on a London bus, police said on Friday, as media reported that they were left covered in blood after refusing their attackers' demands to kiss....
18:13 2019-06-07

Brexit effect forces women to go to Netherlands for abortions Charity says visa delays making it harder for immigrant women in Ireland to travel to UKA pro-choice charity that for decades has helped thousands of Irish women access abortions in England is sending foreign nationals to the Netherlands due to tighter UK visa regulations and the effects of Brexit.T...
18:13 2019-06-07

Women are underrepresented in top animation jobs, new study shows Women make up about half of all executives in animation but few have leadership roles in the movie industry.        ...
05:13 2019-06-11

David Squires on … the Women's World Cup, goals and good old VAR Our cartoonist looks at the second week of France 2019, thrashings, goal sizes and that instant replay magicTake a look through David’s archive of cartoons Continue reading......
13:13 2019-06-18

The new faces of hepatitis C: Pregnant women and drug users Hepatitis C was in the rearview mirror. A drug approved in 2014 was found to be so effective in quashing the virus that doctors around the world breathed a sigh of relief. The World Health Organization even projected its total eradication by 2030. Then, shockingly, the number of new hep-C cases star...
12:13 2019-06-18

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals' drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, the latest attempt to come up with a therapy that some have dubbed as "female Viagra"....
05:13 2019-06-22