Women`s Issues

Japan’s ‘Shoplifters’ steals the show to win Cannes Palme d’Or

Japan’s ‘Shoplifters’ steals the show to win Cannes Palme d’Or

Published 19/05/2018

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda won the Palme d’Or at Cannes on Saturday for “Shoplifters”, a critically acclaimed family drama with unguessable [more…]

Weinstein accuser Argento warns others at Cannes: ‘we know who you…

Weinstein accuser Argento warns others at Cannes: ‘we know who you…

Published 19/05/2018

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Italian actress Asia Argento, who has accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, told the closing ceremony of the Cannes [more…]

Amazon adopts new policy to promote board diversity

Amazon adopts new policy to promote board diversity

Published 15/05/2018

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc on Monday said it is adopting a new policy to promote diversity in its board of directors, saying that women and [more…]

Salma Hayek calls for male stars to get pay cut

Salma Hayek calls for male stars to get pay cut

Published 14/05/2018

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Mexican-American actress Salma Hayek, a vocal campaigner against sexual harassment in the movie industry, said on Sunday male stars should get [more…]

Banned director’s Cannes film gives Iranian take on women in film

Banned director’s Cannes film gives Iranian take on women in film

Published 13/05/2018

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Despite being banned from making movies, Jafar Panahi delivered one at Cannes which tackles the hot topic of the moment: the [more…]

Iowa governor signs ‘fetal heartbeat’ abortion ban into law

Iowa governor signs ‘fetal heartbeat’ abortion ban into law

Published 05/05/2018

(Reuters) - Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed into law on Friday a bill outlawing abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which often occurs at [more…]

Ex-CBS TV anchor Charlie Rose hit with sexual harassment lawsuit

Ex-CBS TV anchor Charlie Rose hit with sexual harassment lawsuit

Published 04/05/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three women filed a sexual harassment lawsuit on Friday against former CBS News television anchor Charlie Rose, accusing the prominent journalist [more…]

Under fire, Academy of Motion Pictures expels Cosby, Polanski

Under fire, Academy of Motion Pictures expels Cosby, Polanski

Published 03/05/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expelled television’s Bill Cosby and Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski on Thursday as the [more…]

Bill Cosby’s wife slams prosecutor, accusers for husband’s guilty…

Bill Cosby’s wife slams prosecutor, accusers for husband’s guilty…

Published 03/05/2018

(Reuters) - Bill Cosby’s wife of more than 50 years jumped to his defense on Thursday, blaming his sexual-assault conviction last week on a corrupt [more…]

Golf: Ko breaks victory drought in style

Golf: Ko breaks victory drought in style

Published 30/04/2018

(Reuters) - A two-year win drought marked by changes in coaches, caddies and clubs ended for Lydia Ko on Sunday as the former world number [more…]