Women`s Issues

Australia’s High Court says former judge sexually harassed six female staff

Australia’s High Court says former judge sexually harassed six female staff

Published 22/06/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A former High Court of Australia judge was found to have sexually harassed six female staff, the court said on Monday, one [more…]

Japan withdrawing 2023 Women’s World Cup bid: Kyodo

Japan withdrawing 2023 Women’s World Cup bid: Kyodo

Published 22/06/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is withdrawing its bid to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup, Kyodo news agency quoted a source as saying on Monday, [more…]

U.S. health agency reverses Obamacare transgender protections

U.S. health agency reverses Obamacare transgender protections

Published 13/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a rule on Friday that would lift anti-discrimination protections under Obamacare for transgender [more…]

Enzyme makes men more vulnerable to coronavirus- adding interferon may improve treatment

Enzyme makes men more vulnerable to coronavirus- adding interferon may improve treatment

Published 11/05/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The following is a brief roundup of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and [more…]

Democrat Joe Biden denies alleged sexual assault, requests release of Senate records

Democrat Joe Biden denies alleged sexual assault, requests release of Senate records

Published 01/05/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Friday asked the Senate to find any documents tied to an allegation he sexually assaulted [more…]

Chelsea to help Refuge tackle domestic abuse

Chelsea to help Refuge tackle domestic abuse

Published 03/04/2020

(Reuters) - English soccer club Chelsea have teamed up with domestic abuse charity Refuge to help raise funds for women and children left in vulnerable [more…]

Spanish opera singer Placido Domingo tests positive for coronavirus

Spanish opera singer Placido Domingo tests positive for coronavirus

Published 22/03/2020

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish opera singer Placido Domingo said on Sunday he had tested positive for coronavirus and had gone into self isolation with his [more…]

Results or revolution? Biden, Sanders present dueling visions while blasting Trump’s coronavirus response

Results or revolution? Biden, Sanders present dueling visions while blasting Trump’s coronavirus response

Published 16/03/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders blasted President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak during Sunday’s Democratic debate, and offered competing visions [more…]

Democratic White House contender Biden says he would pick a woman as vice president

Democratic White House contender Biden says he would pick a woman as vice president

Published 16/03/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden, who had hinted he might choose a woman as his vice presidential running mate if he is [more…]

First woman in space brought down to earth by anger over bid to prolong Putin rule

First woman in space brought down to earth by anger over bid to prolong Putin rule

Published 13/03/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Valentina Tereshkova was hailed as a hero when she became the first woman in space in 1963. Now 83, she has became [more…]