Women`s Issues

‘Star Wars’ producer Kennedy wants new movie voices ‘to bring world…

‘Star Wars’ producer Kennedy wants new movie voices ‘to bring world…

Published 19/11/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - “Star Wars” producer Kathleen Kennedy on Sunday accepted a lifetime achievement award from the organizers of the Oscars and said she [more…]

Abrams admits defeat in hard-fought Georgia governor race

Abrams admits defeat in hard-fought Georgia governor race

Published 17/11/2018

(Reuters) - Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams admitted defeat in her effort to become the first black female U.S. governor on Friday, but said she planned [more…]

Tired of house calls, Alli Webb built a Drybar styling empire

Tired of house calls, Alli Webb built a Drybar styling empire

Published 16/11/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A decade ago, Alli Webb was a hair stylist who made house calls, driving all over Los Angeles to shampoo, style, [more…]

Amazon India says comic embroiled in #Metoo no longer involved in…

Amazon India says comic embroiled in #Metoo no longer involved in…

Published 14/11/2018

MUMBAI (Reuters) - An Indian comic embroiled in allegations of sexual misconduct will no longer be the showrunner for an original series on Amazon.com Inc’s [more…]

Scientists angry at UK visa denials for African, Asian researchers

Scientists angry at UK visa denials for African, Asian researchers

Published 08/11/2018

LONDON, (Reuters) - Scientists in Britain expressed concern on Thursday after at least 17 delegates from Africa and Asia wanting to attend a health conference [more…]

Intel says more women, African-Americans in workforce after…

Intel says more women, African-Americans in workforce after…

Published 30/10/2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Intel Corp has increased the ratio of women and African-Americans in its workforce after three years of a high-profile effort to [more…]

American sisters sue USA Gymnastics over sex abuse scandal

American sisters sue USA Gymnastics over sex abuse scandal

Published 29/10/2018

(Reuters) - Two former USA Gymnastics national team members on Monday filed civil lawsuits against the organization, disgraced ex-team doctor Larry Nassar, and the U.S. [more…]

Former USA Gymnastics boss arrested for Nassar evidence-tampering

Former USA Gymnastics boss arrested for Nassar evidence-tampering

Published 18/10/2018

(Reuters) - Steve Penny, the former USA Gymnastics president, was arrested on Wednesday night in Tennessee on charges he tampered with evidence in the case [more…]

Late brothel owner Hof will win Nevada vote: campaign manager

Late brothel owner Hof will win Nevada vote: campaign manager

Published 18/10/2018

(Reuters) - A brothel-owning Republican candidate for the Nevada state legislature who died this week will remain on the ballot and win his election in [more…]

After fight that split U.S., Kavanaugh wins place on Supreme Court

After fight that split U.S., Kavanaugh wins place on Supreme Court

Published 07/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate on Saturday confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, dismissing anger over accusations of sexual misconduct against him [more…]