WOMEN

Kyrgyzstan censors “provocative” women’s rights art event over nudity

Kyrgyzstan censors “provocative” women’s rights art event over nudity

Published 03/12/2019

BISHKEK (Reuters) - An art exhibition in Kyrgyzstan that featured a woman undressing in front of an audience has been censored by the government, and [more…]

Alpine skiing: Shiffrin wins slalom to tie for second on all-time World Cup list

Alpine skiing: Shiffrin wins slalom to tie for second on all-time World Cup list

Published 01/12/2019

(Reuters) - American Mikaela Shiffrin moved into joint second on the all-time list of women’s World Cup victories when she dominated the slalom event in [more…]

Kim sinks long birdie to win biggest prize in women’s golf

Kim sinks long birdie to win biggest prize in women’s golf

Published 24/11/2019

(Reuters) - Kim Sei-young sank a 25-foot birdie putt at the final hole to win the CME Group Tour Championship and the biggest prize in [more…]

Historic all-female spacewalk set for Friday at International Space Station

Historic all-female spacewalk set for Friday at International Space Station

Published 16/10/2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - U.S. astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will make history on Friday when they conduct the first ever all-female spacewalk [more…]

Atwood says ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ got much closer to reality, prompting…

Atwood says ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ got much closer to reality, prompting…

Published 10/09/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Canadian author Margaret Atwood said a deterioration in women’s rights in some parts of the world including in the United States prompted [more…]

Green reels in Noh to win LPGA’s Cambia Portland Classic

Green reels in Noh to win LPGA’s Cambia Portland Classic

Published 02/09/2019

(Reuters) - Australian Hannah Green erased a three-stroke deficit over the final four holes to win the Cambia Portland Classic on Sunday, denying qualifier Yealimi [more…]

Women may be missing out on outpatient hospital care in northern India

Women may be missing out on outpatient hospital care in northern India

Published 30/08/2019

Women account for only a little over one third of appointments at a major hospital in India’s capital, New Delhi, highlighting extensive gender discrimination in [more…]

‘Smiling Cinderella’ Shibuno claims stunning Women’s British Open…

‘Smiling Cinderella’ Shibuno claims stunning Women’s British Open…

Published 04/08/2019

(Reuters) - ‘Smiling Cinderella’ Hinako Shibuno completed a fairytale week by winning the Women’s British Open in her first LPGA event at Milton Keynes on [more…]

Feng wins Thornberry Creek Classic with late birdie surge

Feng wins Thornberry Creek Classic with late birdie surge

Published 08/07/2019

(Reuters) - China’s Shanshan Feng birdied four of her final six holes to card a nine-under-par 63 and win the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic by [more…]

Osaka faces tough Wimbledon start against plucky Putintseva

Osaka faces tough Wimbledon start against plucky Putintseva

Published 01/07/2019

(Reuters) - Second seed Naomi Osaka kicks off her quest for a third Grand Slam title against unseeded Kazakh Yulia Putintseva at Wimbledon on Monday [more…]