Tag archive for ‘women’
By admin On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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‘Abnormal situation’: Japan’s FM critical after Seoul court orders payouts for 12 comfort women

Japan’s foreign minister says a ruling by the South Korean court ordering compensation for women kept in its World War II military brothels creates an ‘unthinkable situation’ in a simmering row between the More...

By admin On Monday, January 11th, 2021
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Femme altare: Pope allows women to read Mass, but affirms they cannot be priests

Recognizing the “precious contribution” women make to the Catholic Church, Pope Francis has formally allowed them to undertake more tasks during Mass. The priesthood remains reserved for men only, however, he More...

By admin On Monday, January 11th, 2021
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Police in England apologise after outcry for fining women who drove FIVE miles for countryside walk

Derbyshire police and the region’s crime commissioner have apologised to two women who were fined £200 each for driving five miles to go for a walk while England is in a national lockdown.  Jessica Allen and More...

By admin On Saturday, January 9th, 2021
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Twitter blocks China embassy tweet for ‘dehumanising’ Uighur women

Twitter blocks China embassy tweet for ‘dehumanising’ Uighur women China’s embassy in the United States claimed Uighur women were no longer ‘baby-making’ machines  More...

By admin On Friday, January 8th, 2021
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British women fined for going on WALK, told by police that carrying tea is ‘classed as picnic’

Two women in the UK were fined by police for driving five miles to go for a quiet walk, with officers telling the women that the peppermint tea they were carrying counts as an unlawful picnic. Derbyshire police More...

By admin On Friday, January 8th, 2021
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Japan dismisses South Korean ruling ordering Tokyo to compensate ‘comfort women’ in ongoing row over WWII sexual slavery

A court in South Korea’s capital has ordered Tokyo to compensate women who were forced to work in Japan’s military brothels before and during World War II, leaving Japan fuming and labelling the decision More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 6th, 2021
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‘We cannot sit back and hope’: German govt to introduce law forcing companies to appoint more women to boards

Listed companies with three or more executives will have to appoint at least one woman to their boards, Germany’s government has announced, in a move designed to close the gender gap in the country. Germany’s More...

By admin On Sunday, January 3rd, 2021
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Five women killed in Yemen wedding blast

Five women killed in Yemen wedding blast Government and Houthis blame each other for the deaths, which came a day after attacks in Aden killed 26 people MEE and agencies Sat, 01/02/2021 – More...

By admin On Sunday, December 27th, 2020
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Yemen: Anger as newly sworn-in cabinet excludes women for first time in 20 years 

Yemen: Anger as newly sworn-in cabinet excludes women for first time in 20 years  Women activists take to the streets declaring new Saudi-backed government illegal and demanding representation  More...

By admin On Monday, December 21st, 2020
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EU drug regulator urges caution in administering Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to pregnant women

After authorizing the use of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) warned that it should only be given to pregnant women in certain cases. “We recommend a case by case decision,” More...