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Anti-thalidomide hero Frances Oldham Kelsey dies at 101
Frances Oldham Kelsey, the Canadian doctor who played a central role in preventing the drug thalidomide being distributed in the US, has died at 101. She refused to approve it while working for the ...
New York Times Cranks Up War-on-Women Weapon in Lead Story.
The New York Times is cranking up the old reliable "War on Women" weapon to target the crop of Republicans running for the presidency. Saturday's lead story by Patrick Healy (pictured) ...
Women’s Ashes: England and Australia ready for more scrutiny at Canterbury
England and Australia’s women have been reflecting on the changes throughout their careers as they prepare for the Ashes Test at Canterbury that starts on 11 August. From not being allowed to ...
How these women made it to the top
Advocate Thuli Madonsela has faced her fair share of gender-directed flak, possibly the least of which has been criticism of her hairstyle. Asked if she had ever experienced overt sexism in the ...
Stars speak up for girls' education
Hollywood's A-list actors, singers and athletes have appeared in a video to support girls' education worldwide. Jennifer Garner, Susan Sarandon, Alicia Keys, Anne Hathaway , Josh Duhamel, ...
Burning issue: ‘Over 50% acid attacks in Pakistan occur in Punjab’
LAHORE: The highest rate of acid attacks in the country in 2013 was in the Punjab where 56 percent of the nationwide attacks were recorded, a meeting organised by the women parliamentary caucus in ...
Hope for Acid attack victims
M ake Love Not Scars started off only as an idea for a website where acid attack survivors can have a page for themselves and showcase their talents and stories through weekly video-blogs. ...
Child Rights - Girl Child
"Diagnostic teams with ultrasound scanners which detect the sex of a child advertise with catchlines such as spend 600 rupees now and save 50,000 rupees later." - IndianChild.com The girl ...