Women`s Issues

‘Three Billboards’ biggest winner at female-flavored SAG awards

‘Three Billboards’ biggest winner at female-flavored SAG awards

Published 22/01/2018

Dark comedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" won three prizes at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards on Sunday in a ceremony marked by women and their stories amid the sexual misconduct scandal that has swept Hollywood. [more…]

Trump decries ‘permissive’ U.S. abortion laws at rally

Trump decries ‘permissive’ U.S. abortion laws at rally

Published 19/01/2018

President Donald Trump criticized U.S. abortion laws as among the most permissive in the world in a speech to anti-abortion activists at the annual March for Life on Friday, and pledged his administration would always defend "the right to life." [more…]

Hollywood producers issue anti-harassment guidelines

Hollywood producers issue anti-harassment guidelines

Published 19/01/2018

A view of the Hollywood sign in the Hollywood Hills in Hollywood, California in this December 13, 2009 file photo. REUTERS/Fred Prouser/FilesLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - [more…]

Two-year race for top ECB jobs start next week

Two-year race for top ECB jobs start next week

Published 17/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Jens Weidmann, President of German Bundesbank attends the Generation Euro Students' Award ceremony at the European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt June [more…]

Brussels recreates rape victim outfits in exhibition

Brussels recreates rape victim outfits in exhibition

Published 17/01/2018

Visitors are seen at the exhibition "What Were You Wearing?" that showcases the stories of U.S. student rape victims through representations of the outfits they [more…]

Redmayne calls for Hollywood change on gender equality

Redmayne calls for Hollywood change on gender equality

Published 14/01/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne said on Sunday that Hollywood’s campaign for gender equality had been “a long time coming” and that a [more…]

Director Guild embraces women, minorities in awards nominations

Director Guild embraces women, minorities in awards nominations

Published 11/01/2018

75th Golden Globe Awards – Arrivals – Beverly Hills, California, U.S., 07/01/2018 – Greta Gerwig, Saoirse Ronan. REUTERS/Mario AnzuoniLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hollywood directors nominated [more…]

Baltimore hospital probes release of thinly clad patient in cold

Baltimore hospital probes release of thinly clad patient in cold

Published 11/01/2018

(Reuters) - A Baltimore hospital has opened an investigation into why a patient was discharged on a freezing night this week and left outside wearing [more…]

France’s Deneuve denounces #Metoo campaign for ‘puritanism’

France’s Deneuve denounces #Metoo campaign for ‘puritanism’

Published 10/01/2018

Actress Catherine Deneuve and 99 other French women on Tuesday denounced a backlash against men following the Harvey Weinstein scandal, saying the #Metoo campaign against sexual harassment amounted to "puritanism" and was fueled by a "hatred of men." [more…]

Los Angeles prosecutor drops artist’s sex accusation against Polanski

Los Angeles prosecutor drops artist’s sex accusation against Polanski

Published 09/01/2018

Film director Roman Polanski arrives at the Madeleine Church to attend a ceremony during a 'popular tribute' to late French singer and actor Johnny Hallyday [more…]