The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) will offer greater rankings protection to mothers returning to the tour after giving birth and introduce a modernized dress rule as part of new rules announced on Monday for next season.
TROKOSI is a traditional system where virgin girls, some as young as six years old, are sent into Troxovi shrines (shrines for gods) as slaves to make amends for wrongs committed by a member of the virgin girl’s family. Until the Trokosi system came to the attention of the general public in the 1990s, girls sent to the shrines stayed for life.
A shocking report has revealed that in a clear intervention in favor of infant formula manufacturers, the United States government of Donald Trump threatened Ecuador over a breastfeeding resolution at the United Nations saying that it will levy trade sanctions against the South American country if it did not drop it.
On March 8 each year trade unions and women’s rights organisations mark International Women’s Day by calling for policies and legislation that better support working women. Such calls relate to wage equality, maternity leave and early child care programmes.
Pop superstar Janet Jackson gave birth to her first child at the age of 50 on Tuesday, resulting in a mixed response online with some coming out in support of her late pregnancy and others denouncing it.
AUGUST 3, 2016 - teleSUR - Four women reached a settlement of $US130,000 Monday following a lawsuit against the Santa Rita Jail in California for their treatment while in custody in a “small victory” toward creating policy changes for women detained in the jail.