Vettel accuses F1 boss Domenicali of crushing women’s ambitions
27 August 2022 | 1:37 pm
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."
The sport's authority cited "welfare, legal and reputational risk" for the decision. Over the weekend swimming's world governing body FINA voted to restrict transgender athletes in elite women's competitions.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said there will be "some tension" with Sweden and Finland if they join NATO. The two countries were invited to join the alliance on Wednesday.
Carson Pickett became the first player with a limb difference to play for the United States women's soccer team on Tuesday.
Fashion today is about creating new paradigms: making beautiful and desirable clothes that also have a deep conscience.
With the Women's Euro 2022 beginning this week, a lioness at London Zoo enjoys playing with a football.
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.
When it comes to mining, women have been traditionally excluded in Tanzania, but things are changing. In heart of the country’s mining district, women are demanding their share of the gold.
Moving up a gear: the return of the Women's Tour de France
In this special edition, we report on the return of the Women’s Tour de France. After more than a 30-year absence, the race kicks off on July 24 from the Eiffel Tower, ending eight days later after a 1000 km ride through northern France. About 22 teams will be participating in the hope of winning the Yellow Jersey. Annette Young meets tour director Marion Rousse, along with other professional and amateur cyclists, including French national champion Audrey Cordot-Reagan. All of them hope that the event will give this women’s sport a much-needed global spotlight.
A community group in rural Zimbabwe is making reusable sanitary towels so that girls don't have to miss school when they have their period. The Chiedza Community Welfare Trust, in Zimbabwe's Mutasa District, started sewing cloth sanitary pads when founder Gladys Mukaratirwa realized that local girls were missing school every month because they couldn't afford disposable hygiene products.
As Kenya prepares to vote in a new president next month, we take a closer look at the role of women in the country’s politics. In Uganda, we bring you a report on efforts to respond to a major hunger crisis in the country’s northeast. And the Ivorian artist Frédéric Bruly Bouabré is being remembered in New York and in Paris with different retrospective exhibitions.
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