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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 ...



Recent live reporting posts
BBC Sport
"They are very weak in the defence, so we are going to do our best to work against that," Nigeria international Musa said. "I think we are going to have a great opportunity ... "The other big tennis event of the week is the women's end of season ...



Daily Mail

IOC wants answers in Williams row
expressandstar.com
"The WTA and the USTA (United States Tennis Association) did a wonderful job of making sure that - in this day and age, 2014 - for someone with his power, it's really unacceptable to make such bullying remarks." Tarpischev was also criticised by Russia ...
Serena hits back in Russia rowAOL UK
Serena Williams slams Russian tennis chief over 'extremely sexist' commentsIrish Times
Serena Criticises Tarpischev's 'Sexist' CommentsTHISDAY Live

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UK: indifference to ending discrimination against women
Open Democracy
The ECHR and the HRA have been used to help women fleeing domestic violence, protect reproductive rights, stop cases of modern day slavery, ensure equal treatment of LGBT people, stop workplace discrimination, guarantee equal pay, the minimum wage ...

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Mashable

Google Doodle Celebrates Its 16th Birthday
Mashable
Its topics have ranged from sci-fi show Doctor Who to iconic actress Audrey Hepburn, as well as social causes including International Women's Day, the Sochi Winter Olympics gay-rights controversy and the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I ...

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International Business Times UK

Ada Lovelace Day: Tech Industry Calls for Gender Balanced Future
International Business Times UK
Ada Lovelace Day was set up precisely to counter this. The sixth annual tribute, an international celebration for the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM), was held on 14 October 2014, and continued the much ...

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ChronicleLive

North East clubs fail to make their mark on the podium in Sheffield
ChronicleLive
The senior women's 3x2-mile contest opened strongly for Durham City, with Rosie Smith leading the 29 competitors home to the first changeover. Smith's time for the two-mile undulating course was 11min 51secs, a time which was to prove to be the second ...

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Conflicting priorities for anti-ISIS coalition members
Al-Arabiya
He recalls how President Obama dithered and backtracked on his pledge that Assad's days were numbered, and will no longer accept mere promises but wants concrete guarantees, including removing the regime in Damascus. He wants other .... She serves on ...

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The Star

Rotherham first and third in Northern Cross Country Relay Championship while ...
The Star
Rotherham retained their women's title in the Northern Cross Country Relay Championship at Sheffield's Graves Park on Saturday. The first of the three stages was taken by Annabelle Grady who finished fourth in 12:23. Sam Johnson (12:19) advanced to ...

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World Squash Federation confirms new appointment to Board at Annual General ...
Insidethegames.biz
The vice-presidential elections were the centrepiece of a two-day conference in Philadelphia running alongside the US Open, which saw Egypt's Mohamed Elshorbagy crowned men's singles champion and Nicol David of Malaysia win the women's title.


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