WOMEN

Indian food delivery company introduces ‘period leave’ for employees

Indian food delivery company introduces ‘period leave’ for employees

Published 08/08/2020

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian food delivery company Zomato said on Saturday it would give female employees up to 10 days of “period leave” per [more…]

Players can stay in locker rooms during anthem: U.S. women’s soccer league

Players can stay in locker rooms during anthem: U.S. women’s soccer league

Published 30/06/2020

(Reuters) - The U.S. National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) has said players can choose to remain in the locker room or express their individual views [more…]

Coaches welcome WTA trial of allowing coaching from box

Coaches welcome WTA trial of allowing coaching from box

Published 27/01/2020

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Coaches have welcomed the WTA Tour’s decision to allow them to help players from the stands this season after the issue became [more…]

Trump administration casts doubt on women’s rights amendment push

Trump administration casts doubt on women’s rights amendment push

Published 09/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Wednesday said it was too late to renew the effort to push through a decades-old proposed amendment to [more…]

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…]