How Covid has changed the workplace and what it means for women
17 September 2022 | 9:48 am
As we emerge from the pandemic, the workplace has irrevocably changed. But what does it mean for women? Annette Young talks to Sue Duke, the head of global public policy and economic graphs at LinkedIn. Also Belgium becomes the first country in Europe to decriminalise sex work with the aim of reducing exploitation and violence.
The isolated country has been battling 4.7 million cases of "fever." However, only months after it first acknowledged a COVID-19 outbreak, it said the coronavirus crisis was nearly over.
For women, being online can be dangerous. But being cut off from the internet is also problematic. From online hate speech to the digital divide, women who are politically active have to deal with numerous challenges.
Lauterbach is self-isolating at home while continuing to conduct official duties. Germany is likely to reintroduce measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in winter.
Ryan Giggs arrives at Manchester Crown Court for the start of his trial after being accused of assault against two women.
A lockdown on the Chinese island of Hainan has been extended to cover several cities. The tourism-dependent province, which had comparatively few cases during the pandemic, is battling its worst outbreak so far.
Not only was history made by the record-breaking performances of female athletes in team Nigeria, it is also refreshing to know that all 12 gold medals were won by women. Here are Nigeria’s Golden Women
North Korea's Kim Jong Un declared victory in the country's battle against COVID-19 on Wednesday, while the leader's sister revealed he too had suffered from fever, indicating for the first time that he was likely infected with the virus. Laila Shahrokhshahi reports.
Regulators in the UK are again the first in the world to provisionally approve a new COVID vaccine for use. The latest shot, from Moderna in the US, is supposed to offer protection against the Omicron variant as well.
Dr. Anthony Fauci has been in charge of the government's infectious disease agency since 1984. He became famous during the pandemic for his no-nonsense scientific briefings.
The participation of women in gun sport is growing in Kenya. Concerns over gun violence remain but the women spending time at shooting ranges are optimistic that they can trigger a change in society.
Germany's federal government has agreed on a package of new measures, most of which will be up to the discretion of individual states, to combat the spread of the coronavirus in the cooler winter months.
F1 boss Stefano Domenicali said it would take a "meteorite" to improve the prospects for female drivers at the pinnacle of motorsport. Sebastian Vettel hit back, saying he encourages "every girl to prove Stefano wrong."
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