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Nafis Sadik, women's health and rights champion, dies at 92

The Daily Star 17 Aug 2022
In June 1990, Perez de Cuellar appointed Sadik to be secretary-general of the fifth U.N ... Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sadik will be remembered “for her significant contributions to women’s health and rights and population policies and for her tireless efforts to combat HIV/AIDS,” his spokesman said.

Framingham's first mayor is back on the campaign trail, but not for herself

The Milford Daily News 17 Aug 2022
1, Spicer has opened a new chapter in her political career as a champion for women in office ... 6 state primary just around the corner, she appeared alongside attorney general candidate Andrea Campbell last Friday during campaign stops at Franklin St ... Diana DiZoglio; and gubernatorial candidate and Attorney General Maura Healey.

DC, Md. AGs join multistate effort opposing laws that restrict emergency abortion care

Wtop 17 Aug 2022
Attorney General Karl Racine and Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh joined 19 attorneys general who filed briefs supporting federal efforts to protect the right to emergency abortion services ... and will put the health and safety of thousands of women at risk.” Frosh said.

Menstruation: The period charts smashing taboos in Indian homes

BBC News 17 Aug 2022
In her village, she tells me, women in 35 homes are now putting up their menstrual charts and that it is leading to a much more open conversation on a topic that is generally discussed in hushed tones or not at all ... In some rural and tribal communities, women have to stay in separate menstrual huts when they get their periods.

India trying to resolve FIFA ban on its soccer association

The Daily Independent - Ashland 17 Aug 2022
NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government is holding discussions with FIFA to settle issues that led to the suspension of the country's national soccer federation and the possible loss of its hosting rights for the Under-17 Women’s World Cup in October, a government law officer said Wednesday ... The FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup is scheduled for Oct.

This summer camp teaches girls to use a drill, weld metal and fix a sink

Messenger-Inquirer 17 Aug 2022
Ainsley was among 35 middle-school-age girls who attended a free week-long building and plumbing camp last month, organized by the Austin chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction ... Ritchie is a chief estimator for Balfour Beatty, a general contractor in the Austin area.

UN special envoy to Myanmar arrives on inaugural visit

Federal News Radio 17 Aug 2022
1, 2021, the day when her party would have started a second five-year term in office after it won a landslide victory in a November 2020 general election ... General Assembly in June ... development organization that focuses on promoting women’s economic advancement, in 1994-2007.

Prima facie Talaq-E-Hasan not so improper, women too have option of “Khula”: SC

Deccan Chronicle 17 Aug 2022
The plea says that “Many Islamic nations have restricted such practice, while it continues to vex the Indian society in general and Muslim women like the petitioner in particular.” The petitioner contended that the practice also wreaked havoc on the lives of many ...

Birth on Disney+Hotstar is a satirical feminist thriller

News India Times 17 Aug 2022
Photo. TBC Network ... It is a 25-minute satirical feminist thriller that takes on the journey of a woman faced with motherhood, not as a choice, but as an absolute necessity for women in general ... It focuses on the personal struggles of the countless women who try to maintain their identities in the face of societal pressure through a satirical twist ... .

ICC announce Men's FTP for 2023-2027

Urdu Point 17 Aug 2022
The first ever women's FTP was announced on Tuesday, which would see over 300 matches played during the 2022-25 period. The media release issued on the Women's FTP is available here. ICC General Manager of Cricket Wasim Khan said, "We are incredibly lucky to have three vibrant ...

Study: swimming cuts risk of death by 50%?

Joy Online 17 Aug 2022
Swimming benefits also extend to Pregnant women and their babies ... “In fact, pregnant women who swam during their early to mid-pregnancy had a lower risk of preterm labor and congenital defects” ... “Keep in mind that while swimming is generally considered safe during pregnancy, some women may have activity restrictions due to complications in pregnancy.

BJP's big organisational rejig: Gadkari and Shivraj dropped, Yediyurappa in; no Yogi in party's top ...

DNA India 17 Aug 2022
Meanwhile, Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis, BJP National General Secretary Bhupender Yadav, Om Mathur and its women wing chief Vanathi Srinivasan have been made the members of party’s Central Election Committee (CEC) ...  . .

Cuomo wins lawsuit against now-defunct JCOPE, won't have to pay back $5.1M from book deal

Times Telegram 17 Aug 2022
Cuomo’s team saw the ruling as a victory for the embattled former governor, saying it underscores their claims that his recent brushes with state officials, including the Attorney General’s investigative report that detailed harassment allegations from 11 women, were mostly about politics.

Duayne Peters found guilty of raping minor

Guam Pacific Daily News 17 Aug 2022
“Our prosecution division fights every day to help victims of sexual assault find justice,” said Attorney General Leevin T ... Child Sexual Abuse In The United States Crime In The United States Child Abuse In The United States Attorney General Violence Against Women In The United States Attorney Richard Peters Sean Brown Guam Leevin T.

Now, CoA for IOA too

The Times of India 17 Aug 2022
NEW DELHI ... A bench of Justices Manmohan and said its intervention is needed to "improve the ecosystem" which made it imperative that its affairs be put in the hands of the COA comprising former judge Justice Anil R ... It said that sportspersons, both men and women, should be included in the general and executive committees of the sports body.

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