Posts Tagged ‘women’

Women in the Armies of the East

Whether a woman can be a soldier or her primary purpose is to care for children and provide comfort at home when their men are at war is still a contentious issue in many countries. Female warriors in the image of heroines of Greek mythology have long been an exception to the rule. Still, today, […]

Afghanistan, Taliban, Women and Pakistan

The situation in Afghanistan is yet to calm down. Women are facing hard time and threats. The Taliban are also wearing down with problems of governance. Internal Divisions, Even Resentment A Christian Science Monitor report, ‘Why did we fight?’ Challenge of governing is wearing down Taliban, by Scott Peterson on October 21, 2021 said: “The […]

Women in the Saudi Military

The situation of women in the Arab world may seem very difficult to many people and is almost the same throughout the region. But in fact, Arab countries are distinctly different, and many of them have changed significantly in recent times, including women’s status. There are Arab countries where the situation of women was very […]

Study concludes women’s fertility harmed in vaccinating countries

4 oct. 2021 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) Institute of Microstructure Technology Professor Dr. Hervé Seligmann examined fertility in countries that have massively vaccinated against COVID-19 compared to those that have not, and concludes that women’s fertility decreases the more women are vaccinated. According to the data presented by Shimabukuro et al (2021), of the 127 women who […]

Royal Family Member Says It’s ‘Tragic’ When Menopausal Women Leave The Workplace

Sophie, Countess of Wessex, is using her platform to speak out about women going through menopause in the workplace, which she says can sometimes have “tragic” effects on employment. The pledge says that 900,000 women in the U.K. have quit their jobs due to menopause. “Women having to leave the workplace because of the menopause […]

World Space Week celebrates women pursing careers in space

This year’s World Space Week is celebrating women in space. Pioneer Loredana Bessone joined the European Space Agency in 1990. She has designed and directed the ESA Caves Spaceflight Analogue, Human Behaviour and Performance course for astronauts since 2011. The training course takes astronauts to the depths of the earth to improve their communication, problem-solving, […]

Yemen women demonstrate against deteriorating economic conditions

Tens of Yemeni women took part on Friday in a demonstration organised in Aden against the deteriorating economic conditions and the decline in the value of local currency, Anadolu Agency reported. According to Anadolu Agency, female activists called for the demonstration that took place in the south of the city. Participant women condemned the deteriorating […]

Women’s March Axes Coat Hangers, Handmaid’s Tale Costumes at Rally

The Women’s March organization has informed protesters joining its Washington, DC, “Rally for Abortion Justice” Saturday not to bring “coat-hanger imagery” or wear Handmaid’s Tale costumes for fear of the narratives now attached to these items. Coat-hangers have long been a traditional pro-abortion prop used to inspire fear that, without unlimited access to abortion, women […]

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Need for reservations in Judiciary for women/SCs/STs/OBCs

To Shri Ram Nath Kovind President of India Respected Rashtrapati Ji, It has been widely reported ( https://indianexpress.com/article/india/cji-50-womens-reservation-judiciary-7535963/) that Shri N V Ramana, Chief Justice of India (CJI) has recently made a statement on the need for 50% reservation for women in the judiciary. He is reported to have made the following observations on the subject, […]

30,000+ Women in UK Report Menstrual Problems After COVID Shots, But Menstrual Issues Not Listed as Side Effect

By Children’s Health Defense Originally published on www.childrenshealthdefense.org by Megan Redshaw According to an editorial published Sept. 16 in The BMJ, more than 30,000 reports of menstrual irregularities and vaginal bleeding had been made, as of Sept. 2, to the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency’s (MHRA) Yellow Card Scheme — the UK system for collecting and monitoring adverse […]

US House of Representatives passes Women’s Health Protection Act

Image Credit: Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman/The Associated Press Supported by a broad coalition of more than 100 organizations committed to reproductive health, rights, and justice, including the Center for Reproductive Rights, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Women’s Health Protection Act. The vote to “protect the right to abortion across the country” is the first […]

X-Men Solve Gendered Name Controversy By Kicking Out All Women

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY—There has been a lot of focus lately on removing inappropriately gendered language, and the latest target is the mutant superhero group the X-Men. “I mean, it’s got ‘men’ right in the name,” explained X-Men leader Cyclops. “It’s almost like it’s erasing the female members of our group. That’s just something we can’t […]

Taliban Once Again Shows True Colors, Refuses To Name Any Women As Deputy Ministers

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban expanded their interim Cabinet by naming more ministers and deputies on Tuesday, but failed to appoint any women, doubling down on a hard-line course despite the international outcry that followed their initial presentation of an all-male government lineup earlier this month. The international community has said that it will […]

Women working in Kabul municipality told not to return by Taliban

Female municipal employees in Kabul have been ordered to stay at home. The interim mayor of the Afghan capital, told reporters on Sunday that only women ‘who could not be replaced by men’ would be allowed to stay in post. The move came a day after girls were barred from entering secondary schools and the […]

Taliban reopens schools in Afghanistan for boys only and repurposes women’s affairs ministry

Girls have been excluded from the reopening of secondary schools in Afghanistan despite an earlier Taliban promise not to take the country back to the dark days of the 1990s. On Saturday the Taliban’s new education minister ordered the reopening of educational settings across the country after a month-long hiatus – but only for boys. […]

Taliban Replaces Ministry For Women With One Restricting Them

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers set up a ministry for the “propagation of virtue and the prevention of vice” in the building that once housed the Women’s Affairs Ministry, escorting out World Bank staffers on Saturday as part of the forced move. It was the latest troubling sign that the Taliban are […]

#DoNotTouchMyClothes: ‘The women of Afghanistan are facing an assault’

The woman who sparked a social media movement to display traditional Afghan clothing has said that fundamental rights are “under attack”. Afghan women around the world have this week shared images of themselves wearing multi-coloured, cultural dresses. The online movement has protested against the Taliban’s hardline policies towards women and female dress code, using hashtags […]

“Do Not Touch My Clothes”: Afghan Women Post Selfies in Colorful Dresses to Protest Taliban Dress Codes

Fatima Kakkar, MD, MPH (@DrFatimaKakkar) wrote: Proudly wearing in our traditional, colourful, vibrant Afghan clothes #DoNotTouchMyClothes #AfghanWoman #AfghanistanCulture #AfganistanWomen Afghan women are protesting Taliban imposed women dress code. At the same time, Taliban organized a head to toe veiled women gathering at the Shaheed Rabbani Education University in Kabul on September 11, 2021 attended by […]

WHAT DOES THE NEW ZEALAND MEDSAFE DATA SHEET SAY ABOUT THE USE OF THE CV V IN PREGNANT WOMEN?

From the Health Forum NZ @ Facebook Pregnancy There is limited experience with use of COMIRNATY in pregnant women. Animal studies do not indicate direct or indirect harmful effects with respect to pregnancy, embryo/fetal development, parturition or post-natal development (see Fertility). Administration of COMIRNATY in pregnancy should only be considered when the potential benefits outweigh […]

Lauren Boebert Says Government Should Be Run by ‘Righteous Men and Women of God’

Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado spoke Saturday at a conference held by the Truth & Liberty Coalition, a religious-right political organization founded by right-wing pastor Andrew Wommack. Addressing a crowd of conservative Christian activists gathered in the auditorium at Wommack’s Charis Bible College, Boebert called on the audience to put faith into action by […]

Taliban: Women Can Study In Gender-Segregated Universities With Dress Code

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Women in Afghanistan can continue to study in universities, including at post-graduate levels, but classrooms will be gender-segregated and Islamic dress is compulsory, the Taliban government’s new higher education minister said Sunday. The minister, Abdul Baqi Haqqani, laid out the new policies at a news conference, several days after Afghanistan’s new […]

AOC: ‘Other People Can Menstruate – Not Just Women’

Far-left Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez declared on Wednesday that menstruation is not just limited to women. “Not just women! Trans men & non-binary people can also menstruate,” AOC tweeted, defending her use of the term. “Some women also *don’t* menstruate for many reasons, including surviving cancer that required a hysterectomy,” she added. “GOP mad at […]

Women march in Kabul against Pakistan and demanding freedom

At least three rallies were held across Kabul in a show of resistance that would have been unthinkable during the Taliban’s last stint in power — when people were publicly executed and thieves had their hands chopped off. The protesters gathered outside the Pakistan Embassy to denounce what the demonstrators allege is Pakistan’s interference in […]

[VIDEO] Women Are Cutting Open Their Bra Straps And Finding Bizarre “Devices” Inside

By Missy Crane There’s a viral video that started on TokTok of a woman cutting open a Victoria’s Secret “Pink” bra strap, and finding a “device” inside. But it’s not just one bra, it’s lots and lots of bras…and women everywhere are now paranoid that they’re being “tracked.” I saw the video and it did […]

‘We are prepared to die,’ say Afghan women protesting Taliban in Kabul

Afghanistan seems to be one step closer to a new Taliban government. Gunfire heard in the streets of Kabul this evening was believed to be celebratory, with Taliban supporters heralding a new era in the country. But the official announcement of a new administration, expected earlier on Friday, is yet to come. Euronews’ International Correspondent […]

The Draft Has Been Expanded To Women

Above Photo: Women seeking to join the Marine Corps train at Parris Island, S.C., in 2013. Scott Olson/Getty Images. House And Senate Armed Services Committees Voted On The 1st. Today the House Armed Services Committee joined the Senate Armed Services Committee in voting 35-24 to expand registration for a possible military draft to include young women as well as […]

Iranian women go beyond the limits

TOKYO – The Iranian women have been amazing so far at the 2020 Paralympic Games with three gold medal they have won in three disciplines. They have written their names in the Paralympics history book. Archer Zahra Nemati ended Iranian women’s title drought by winning a gold medal in the women’s individual recurve W1/W2 in […]

Roman Diets Exposed: Who Ate Best? Elite Roman Men, Or Women?

Archaeologists in Italy have discovered significant ‘dietary gender differences’ in an exclusive pocket of the ancient Roman Empire. Skeletons found at Herculaneum have provided new insights into the Roman diet, and revealed big differences between men and women. This new finding of ‘dietary differences’ was not identified in decomposed food remains. Nor was it scraped […]

The Taliban Are Now Raping Dead Women, Reports Suggest

The Taliban are now reportedly raping the bodies of dead women in Afghanistan, according to eyewitness accounts. A female Afghan refugee using the name “Muskan” told News18 on Saturday that Taliban fighters feel so empowered by the withdrawal of U.S. troops that they have resorted to raping both live women and the dead bodies of […]

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