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It’s time to pay the sisters the same as the misters!

A new online video campaign designed to raise awareness about the issue of pay equality in New Zealand hit the internet on February 15.

A new online video campaign designed to raise awareness about the issue of pay equality in New Zealand hit the internet on February 15.

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Argentina : topless protest

Following the banishing of bare-breasted women sunbathers from a beach in Buenos Aires, dozens of topless protesters, along with hundreds of fully-clothed supporters have taken to the…

Following the banishing of bare-breasted women sunbathers from a beach in Buenos Aires, dozens of topless protesters, along with hundreds of fully-clothed supporters have taken to the…

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Washington leads global anti-Trump protests

Hundreds of thousands of activists have protested across the US following the inauguration of the country’s new president Donald Trump.

Hundreds of thousands of activists have protested across the US following the inauguration of the country’s new president Donald Trump.

Business

Balancing work and children

It is tough for us to balance our work and our personal life, but add kids to the mix and the going gets really tough, especially for women.

It is tough for us to balance our work and our personal life, but add kids to the mix and the going gets really tough, especially for women.

Business

President of Malta Employers' Association on mothers' employment in EU

Joseph Farrugia has been the president of the Malta Employers’ Association since 2001 and a board member of the Employment and Training Corporation and the Employment Relations…

Joseph Farrugia has been the president of the Malta Employers’ Association since 2001 and a board member of the Employment and Training Corporation and the Employment Relations…

Business

What do the EU's finance ministers discuss?

Malta’s Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna is also the incoming President of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN).

Malta’s Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna is also the incoming President of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN).

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Donald Trump, day one: US Women's March set to go global

Organisers of the January 21 event are expecting around one million people to march in at least 300 sister events globally.

Organisers of the January 21 event are expecting around one million people to march in at least 300 sister events globally.

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Five women airport workers gunned down in Afghanistan

A spokesman for the governor of Kandahar says the women were in charge of searching female travellers at Kandahar airport.

A spokesman for the governor of Kandahar says the women were in charge of searching female travellers at Kandahar airport.

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Watch: horrific attack on the Berlin metro

Shocking footage has emerged of the moment a thug kicked a woman in the back as she walked down the stairs in a metro station in Berlin.

Shocking footage has emerged of the moment a thug kicked a woman in the back as she walked down the stairs in a metro station in Berlin.

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Responsibility meets profitability - the future of the sharing economy

The sharing economy could be worth 335bn euros by 2025. But what about the promises of making the world a fairer, greener and more socially-connected place? That was up for debate at the Woman's Forum

The sharing economy could be worth 335bn euros by 2025. But what about the promises of making the world a fairer, greener and more socially-connected place? That was up for debate at the Woman's Forum

Culture

Pirelli calender less make-up and subtle sexuality

Pirelli calendars known for their images of scantily-clad models has made headlines since 1963 and this coming year is no exception, but with a twist.

Pirelli calendars known for their images of scantily-clad models has made headlines since 1963 and this coming year is no exception, but with a twist.

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Two women defy the odds to run for president in Somalia

Somalia is a patriarchal society which has never had a female leader till until recently when two women took a step to make that dream a reality.

Somalia is a patriarchal society which has never had a female leader till until recently when two women took a step to make that dream a reality.

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Video: Training Afghanistan's women soldiers

Women in Kabul's military training academy are proud to serve and protect their country, despite opposition and threats

Women in Kabul's military training academy are proud to serve and protect their country, despite opposition and threats

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Women hold key vote in US election but have little love for either candidate

Women are the the largest group of registered voters in America, and might normally be expected to back the country's first-ever female candidate for president, especially as the three-times divorced

Women are the the largest group of registered voters in America, and might normally be expected to back the country's first-ever female candidate for president, especially as the three-times divorced

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Jordanian female plumbers aim to get more women into work

Maryam Mutlaq and 29 classmates are now qualified plumbers.Only 14% of women in Jordan work, but Maryam and her classmates don't see why.

Maryam Mutlaq and 29 classmates are now qualified plumbers.Only 14% of women in Jordan work, but Maryam and her classmates don't see why.

Business

The sea urchin fisherwomen of Senegal

Fishing in the sea remains the main activity for most women in Senegal's local Community Lebu.

Fishing in the sea remains the main activity for most women in Senegal's local Community Lebu.

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Two more women allege Trump groped them in the past

The separate complaints concern alleged unwanted sexual advances the Republican presidential candidate made in the early 1990s and in 2007. He denies misconduct.

The separate complaints concern alleged unwanted sexual advances the Republican presidential candidate made in the early 1990s and in 2007. He denies misconduct.

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Afghan women imprisoned in elder's homes

Women in Afghanistan are forced to serve time in tribal elder's homes where they are effectively treated as their property

Women in Afghanistan are forced to serve time in tribal elder's homes where they are effectively treated as their property

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Zika spreads in Malaysia

Malaysia confirms first pregnant woman has contracted Zika.

Malaysia confirms first pregnant woman has contracted Zika.

Sport

18-year-old becomes first Iranian female Olympic medalist

The first Iranian woman to win an Olympic medal is eighteen-year-old Kimia Alizadeh Zenoorin in Taekwondo who beat her Swedish opponent to take the bronze.

The first Iranian woman to win an Olympic medal is eighteen-year-old Kimia Alizadeh Zenoorin in Taekwondo who beat her Swedish opponent to take the bronze.