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International Rural Women's Day Observed in Gabu
AllAfrica.com
The Food Security and Environmental Government (SAGE), a sub-regional project implemented in The Gambia, Senegal and Guinea Bissau, recently observed International Rural Women's Day in Gabu, Guinea Bissau. In The Gambia, the project is being ...



Women's Day Fabric Design Under Scrutiny
AllAfrica.com
The competition for the 2015 International Women's Day fabric design is on. Members of the committee to select the best design for the Women's Day fabric in Cameroon began meeting on Tuesday September 30, 2014 in Yaounde to examine works ...



Allen Jones: 'I think of myself as a feminist'
The Guardian
At the ICA in 1978 protesters let off stink bombs at a Jones exhibition, and on International Women's Day in 1986 a demonstrator poured paint stripper over Chair in the Tate in an attempt to literally deface it. The furores have done little to hurt ...



Foreign Policy

The Real First Ladies of Afghanistan
Foreign Policy
She appeared publically on International Women's Day this year and spoke in Dari to a crowd of Afghan women. "Half of the population in Afghanistan is women. It is clear that the majority should take part in development of our dear country. Women have ...
Ann Jones: Genuine, Handcrafted, Man-Made GovernmentOpEdNews

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Wall Street Journal

Can America Rule Rugby?
Wall Street Journal
Each day, men and women who starred in football, soccer, basketball and hockey—some as recently as a few months ago—try to learn the art of rugby, a form of football that is largely foreign to Americans. ... Rugby boosters in the U.S. hope that the ...

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Julie Bishop rejects term 'feminist' as not useful in Women in Media address
The Guardian
The prime minister adopted the term feminist in an event for international women's day earlier this year, crediting his daughters with turning him into a “reconstructed bloke”. He adopted the women's affairs portfolio after winning office, a move ...

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Portsmouth News

Baffins ace closes in on full England debut
Portsmouth News
VICTORIA CORNBOROUGH celebrated her dream international call-up and declared: The hard work starts now. The 24-year-old, from Baffins, has been selected for the ... But after helping her club to lift the Women's Premiership and Senior Women's Cup, her ...



England Hockey

Invitation to tender: Hospitality Sales & Catering Partner
England Hockey
The Rabobank Hockey World Cup in The Hague this summer attracted sell out crowds of 15,000 per day at the Kyocera Stadium daily from 31 May to 15 June with over 20,000 hospitality covers across the 15 day event. ... Building on the success of the ...



Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

Physio wins this year's Three Peaks Cyclo-Cross event
Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Physiotherapist Verity Appleyard was the 2014 women's winner of the Three Peaks Cyclo-Cross, the UK's toughest and biggest cross-country cycling event. Tweet. 1 Comment 0. Verity Appleyard, pictured ... 'I can't believe I won this, but it all went very ...



Peterborough Telegraph

Bowls round-up: Another Warters takes the reins for Northants
Peterborough Telegraph
With his wife Carole treasurer of the Northants Women's Bowling Federation, the new president remarked after receiving the chain of office from outgoing president Malcolm Squires that if the Warters family were cut in half they would bleed orange (the ...

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