WOMEN

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny

Published 20/05/2019

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes [more…]

Playoff master Kim claims Mediheal win

Playoff master Kim claims Mediheal win

Published 06/05/2019

(Reuters) - Kim Sei-young birdied the first extra hole to win the LPGA Mediheal Championship in San Francisco on Sunday and improve her perfect playoff [more…]

Female film directors and producers shine in Romanian New Wave

Female film directors and producers shine in Romanian New Wave

Published 03/12/2018

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Starting out as a unit production manager in Romania’s film industry more than two decades ago, Ada Solomon felt she needed to [more…]

Women’s groups aim to use Kavanaugh rage to boost voter turnout

Women’s groups aim to use Kavanaugh rage to boost voter turnout

Published 07/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As women rallied at the U.S. Capitol to protest Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court on Saturday, activist Linda Sarsour flew [more…]

California state law mandates female board directors by 2019

California state law mandates female board directors by 2019

Published 01/10/2018

(Reuters) - California will require publicly listed companies with headquarters in the state to have at least one woman on their boards of directors by [more…]

Bertens stuns world number one Halep for Cincinnati title

Bertens stuns world number one Halep for Cincinnati title

Published 19/08/2018

(Reuters) - Dutch surprise Kiki Bertens saved a championship point before going on to earn a shock Cincinnati Masters final triumph 2-6 7-6(6) 6-2 over [more…]

Kuznetsova survives four match points to win in Washington

Kuznetsova survives four match points to win in Washington

Published 06/08/2018

(Reuters) - Svetlana Kuznetsova fended off four match points en route to a 4-6 7-6(7) 6-2 win over Czech Donna Vekic in the Citi Open [more…]

Cigarette use declines among U.S. young women, but marijuana blunt…

Cigarette use declines among U.S. young women, but marijuana blunt…

Published 20/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - Cigarette use decreased among young women - including pregnant women - during the past decade in the U.S., according to a new [more…]

Tearful Park claims Women’s PGA Championship in playoff

Tearful Park claims Women’s PGA Championship in playoff

Published 02/07/2018

(Reuters) - South Korean Park Sung-hyun won her second major title when she overcame compatriot Ryu So-yeon and Japan’s Nasa Hataoka in a three-way playoff [more…]

Golf: Ariya averts disaster to win U.S. Women’s Open in playoff

Golf: Ariya averts disaster to win U.S. Women’s Open in playoff

Published 04/06/2018

SHOAL CREEK, Ala. (Reuters) - Ariya Jutanugarn let a seven-stroke lead slip through her fingers at the U.S. Women’s Open on Sunday after a remarkable [more…]