Women's football: Far from an equal playing field
Women's football: Far from an equal playing field.
Weinstein and accusers reach tentative compensation deal: WSJ
Harvey Weinstein, women who accused him of sexual misconduct, his former film studio's board members and the New York attorney general's office have reached a tentative $44 million deal to resolve lawsuits and compensate alleged victims of the Hollywood producer, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people it said were familiar with the matter.
Population 1.4bn, but China women's football scraping the barrel
While China has qualified for next month's Women's World Cup for a seventh time in eight editions and boasts a record the men's side can only envy, the country of 1.4 billion still struggles to find girls to take up the sport, with some families feeling girls should stay indoors learning piano or dance.
Nigerian police accused of abusing prostitution suspects
Hundreds of men and women marched through Nigeria's capital Abuja to protest a recent raid by policemen who arrested women in night clubs and other areas on suspicion of prostitution, and then allegedly assaulted and raped some of them while in custody.
The women emerald miners of Colombia
Fura Gems is vowing to make a clean break from the past. It’s working to win over nearby villages by offering to hire an unprecedented number of female miners. The company is setting up a gem washing plant run entirely by women, an initiative the company says has never been attempted before.
Cervical Cancer: The cancer killing Nigerian women
Every two minutes globally, a woman dies of cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that affects the lowest part of the uterus. In 2017, the World Health Organisation (WHO) reported that cervical cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among Nigerian women.