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Women of China

Homemaking Gaining Popularity among Grassroots Women in Beijing
Women of China
The Daxing Women's Federation has also held special job fairs in the homemaking industry during International Women's Day annually since 2010. So far, a total of 5,000 women have attended the job fairs, with about 10 percent of them finding jobs.



Pamela Simmons to speak at Women's Day
Moultrie Observer
MOULTRIE — The Lewis Cathedral Church of God in Christ, 900 Ninth Ave. N.W., under the leadership of Superintendent J. S. Lewis, will celebrate Women's Day on Sunday, July 27, at 3 p.m. The theme is “Women Who Will Praise God in the Midst of Trouble.



The Guardian

Sudanese woman spared death sentence for apostasy arrives in Italy
The Guardian
Her convictions, sentences and detention in Omdurman women's prison while heavily pregnant and with her toddler son incarcerated alongside her caused international outrage. After an appeal court overturned the death sentence, Ibrahim, Wani, and their ...



The Guardian

Sudanese woman spared death for apostasy meets Pope Francis
The Guardian
Her convictions, sentences and detention in Omdurman women's prison while heavily pregnant and with her toddler son incarcerated alongside her caused international outrage. After an appeal court overturned the death sentence, Ibrahim, Wani, and their ...
Christian woman leaves SudaniAfrica.com

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The Guardian

Glasgow 2014: Day one
BBC Sport
Northern Ireland's Aileen Reid, who finished sixth in this morning's women's triathlon final, on Twitter: "The race was on and off, hard and slow. ..... But one thing they do share is being the poster boys for the home nation in major international ...
England's Jodie Stimpson claims triathlon gold at Commonwealth GamesThe Australian

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The Guardian

Tony Abbott 'consulted Rupert Murdoch over paid parental leave'
The Guardian
In the book, King reveals Murdoch was consulted before Abbott announced the policy – including a levy on big business – on International Women's Day in March 2010. “Big business rumbled but didn't erupt at the scheme, but the party room was in uproar,” ...

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PM Tony Abbott sought advice of U.S. based media mogul Rupert Murdoch ...
Daily Mail
However, Mr Abbott's decision to announce the plan resulted in a showdown with Mr Hockey saw the Prime Minister after the announcement on International Women's Day on March 2010. Mr Hockey said he was left 'irked' and 'offended' that although Mr ...

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Hijas de su Madre offers healing through artistic expression
what's up
After receiving a grant from the Museum and Cultural Affairs Department, the group held its first event on March 8 for International Women's Day at the El Paso Downtown Artist and Farmers Market. Health educator Rubí Orozco Santos gave a cooking ...



BBC Sport athletics commentator
BBC Sport
A huge roar greets a focused Hannah Miley as she strides out to poolside for the women's 400m individual medley. The defending champion trails Canadian teenager Emily Overholt by a couple of seconds at the halfway stage, before ... The Tollcross ...



Portsmouth News

Girls in Portsmouth get inspirational new role models
Portsmouth News
The Girls Network, which began in London on International Women's Day in 2013, links school girls in Year 10 and 11 with professional women who will act as their mentor for a year. The charity's co-founders, Becca Dean and Charly Young, came up with ...


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