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Women accusing Trump of sexual misconduct ‘should be heard’, says Nikki Haley

Women accusing Trump of sexual misconduct ‘should be heard’, says Nikki Haley

Desk Report: Women who accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct “should be heard,” US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday, in an apparent divergence from the White House line. Trump ─ who was infamously caught on tape boasting about groping women ─ has faced more than a dozen allegations of […]

India women cricketers blast opening stand record

India women cricketers blast opening stand record

By AFP NEW DELHI:  India openers Deepti Sharma and Poonam Raut put on a record one-day international 320-run partnership as their country routed Ireland. The mammoth stand was the best in women’s cricket and surpassed the men’s ODI record for an opening partnership of 286 between Sri Lanka’s Sanath Jayasuriya and Upul Tharanga against England […]

It’s not just Khursheed Shah, these women in the national assembly encourage sexism too

It’s not just Khursheed Shah, these women in the national assembly encourage sexism too

DESK REPORT During National Assembly proceedings this Thursday, Leader of the Opposition Khursheed Shah was criticised by Speaker Ayaz Sadiq when he made a sexist remark about his female peers. What wasn’t immediately obvious is that Shah had the support of several female MNAs. The issue arose when Speaker Ayaz Sadiq asked women lawmakers to […]

Boko Haram kills eight, abducts women in NorthEast Nigeria

Boko Haram kills eight, abducts women in NorthEast Nigeria

By AFP KANO, NIGERIA:  Boko Haram militants have killed eight loggers near the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, vigilantes and residents told AFP on Sunday. The militant gunmen on Saturday stopped nine loggers in a pickup truck near Kayamla village, 10 kilometres from the city, murdering eight while one managed to escape. “The gunmen stopped […]

Women make better leaders than men: study

Women make better leaders than men: study

By News Desk PHOTO: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA Women are better suited to being leaders as compared to men, a new study has concluded. The study, led by Professor Øyvind L Martinsen, head of Leadership and Organisational Behaviour at the BI Norwegian Business School, analysed the personality and characteristics of nearly 3,000 managers. Of the five […]

Pakistan hosts women lawmakers from 12 countries

Pakistan hosts women lawmakers from 12 countries

Pakistan hosts women lawmakers from 12 countries AP  Islamabad is hosting female lawmakers from 12 countries at a conference on the role of women in strengthening democracy. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter opened the three-day conference on Monday. Women lawmakers from Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Jordan, Australia, Romania, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Jordan, Maldives, Indonesia and Nepal […]

Indian woman cuts off husband’s genitals after being denied sex for 10 years

Indian woman cuts off husband’s genitals after being denied sex for 10 years

Indian woman cuts off husband’s genitals after being denied sex for 10 years By News Desk A woman from northern Uttar Pradesh, India, severed her husband’s genitals on Thursday after he refused to have physical relations with her, according to a report in the Hindustan Times. The 34 year-old victim, who is a cab operator, […]

6 times Pakistani politicians insulted the women they work with

6 times Pakistani politicians insulted the women they work with

  6 times Pakistani politicians insulted the women they work with DESK REPORT PML-N lawmaker Javed Latif’s lewd comments is just the latest instance of sexism in Pakistani politics Name-calling and fist fights are not uncommon when opposing politicians get together. But yesterday’s brawl between PTI lawmaker Murad Saeed and PML-N lawmaker Javed Latif underscored […]

Crimes against women on the rise in federal capital

Crimes against women on the rise in federal capital

Crimes against women on the rise in federal capital  CRIME REPORT In a reply submitted to the National Assembly on Friday by Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan, the interior ministry revealed that crimes against women had risen sharply in the federal capital. Last year, Islamabad saw a 160 per cent increase in rape cases, […]

Not enough films on women and Partition: Vidya Balan

Not enough films on women and Partition: Vidya Balan

Not enough films on women and Partition: Vidya Balan IMAGES STAFF DESK REPORT The star of Begum Jaan talks about what makes the upcoming Partition drama different In her next film Begum Jaan, Vidya Balan will be seen as a ‘madam’ who finds her brothel torn apart by the Pak-India Partition. Saying that our knowledge […]

Woman with Down´s Syndrome to present weather on French TV

Woman with Down´s Syndrome to present weather on French TV

Woman with Down´s Syndrome to present weather on French TV AAFP March 08, 2017 HEALTH Mélanie Ségard. Photo courtesy Unapei PARIS: A Frenchwoman with Down´s Syndrome will realise her “dream” by presenting the prime time weather bulletin on French television next week, an advocacy group for the disabled said on Wednesday. Melanie Segard, 21, will […]