How the Taliban’s new burqa order threatens the economic and employment advancement of women in Afghanistan

Burqa-clad women wait for free bread outside a bakery in Kabul. (Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP) AFP via Getty Images ANtaliban government of fghanistan has ordered women to cover their faces in public in a return to a policy characteristic of his previous government and an escalation of restrictions on women’s participation in society. The decree, … Read more

Lebanon Elections: Guterres Calls for ‘Rapid Formation’ of an Inclusive Government |

General secretary António Guterres congratulated the Lebanese people for the approval of the elections, the first elections since the devastating explosions in the Beirut port area in 2020, which killed more than 200 people, and exacerbated an economic crisis that has caused food shortages, fuel and basic medicines. . “Despite the challenging circumstances, the authorities … Read more

Carleton Athletics Receives NCAA Women’s and Minorities Internship Grant

story links NORTHFIELD, Minn. – For the first time in school history, Carleton College has been selected to receive the NCAA Division III Internship Scholarship for Women and Ethnic Minorities. The athletic department will use the grant to fund a two-year internship for the position of Director of Sports Events and Initiatives at IDE. The … Read more

Western News – Pandemic restrictions limit women’s ability to cope with abusive partners: study

The COVID-19 pandemic has substantially affected how women experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV) deal with their abusive situation, according to a new study led by professor of health sciences Tara Mantler. and Kim Jackson, a professor at Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing. Posted in world Social Welfare, The study shares information about the impact … Read more

Four blue demons land on the CoSIDA district academic team

story links CHICAGO – DePaul Softball Maranda Gutierrez, Brooke Johnson, tori meyer Y kate polucha were selected to the 2022 CoSIDA Academic District 5 Girls Softball First Team. The winners were selected from among the top student-athletes in the nation for their performance on the field and in the classroom. The four Blue Demons honorees … Read more

Elon University / Today at Elon / Mia Ginaé Watkins ’16 Recognized for her Impact on the Female Gaming Community

Watkins was recognized by She Plays Games for her success in the video game industry. Growing up, Mia Ginaé Watkins ’16 was surrounded by games, always with her Nintendo DS or Gameboy in hand. She recognized from a young age that gaming was a passion that she could never let go of. Although she loved … Read more

Passion Vista enjoyed a lighthearted moment with Normanie Mckenzie

ANI | Updated: 17 May 2022 19:44 IT IS New Delhi [India] May 17 (ANI/ATK): Unified Brainz celebrated the success of women leading by example with Glitz, Glamor and Glory on the occasion of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2022. The world witnessed the most anticipated event “Leader women to look up”. in 2022″ … Read more

‘Celebrating with a touch of sorrow’: the last Mills College graduates before the merger

The administration says the merger, which was approved by the Mills Board of Directors last September after a months-long court battle with the alumni association, is necessary to resolve budget shortfalls caused by declining enrollment. Sisters Vivian Guerrero (left) and Maureen Guerrero Nanstad (right) graduated from Mills College in Oakland on Saturday with degrees in … Read more

The First Woman To Command A US Aircraft Carrier Didn’t Even Know She Could Get The Job – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather

(CNN) — Amy Bauernschmidt is the weirdest of the weirdos. The 51-year-old is in a select group of United States Navy officers: the commanders of all 11 aircraft carriers in the US fleet. Captain Bauernschmidt is the only woman in that group. In fact, she is the only woman to have commanded a US aircraft … Read more

QRCS supports the economic empowerment of displaced Iraqi women – Qatar

Attached files May 17, 2022 ― Doha: The Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) representative office in Iraq is running a project to support the livelihoods of poor families in Iraqi Kurdistan. With a total budget of $202,579, the 15-month project focuses on displaced Iraqis inside and outside the camps, as well as poor families in … Read more

Shelter.Lviv has helped thousands of Ukrainian women and children: NPR

Shelter.Lviv in western Lviv, Ukraine has sheltered thousands of women and children during the war. Many now look forward to returning home. Anya Kamenetz/NPR hide title toggle title Anya Kamenetz/NPR Shelter.Lviv in western Lviv, Ukraine has sheltered thousands of women and children during the war. Many now look forward to returning home. Anya Kamenetz/NPR Olga … Read more

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights makes all of its restrooms gender-inclusive

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is removing men’s and women’s bathrooms in a move it says makes the space safer for 2SLGBTQ people. The CMHR has made all of its bathrooms gender-inclusive, the museum announced Tuesday, to coincide with the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. “People are still faced with an obligation … Read more

‘Every Failure Will Teach You Something’: 20 Quotes of the Week on Leadership and Entrepreneurship

Released in 2014, storybites is a weekly feature of YourStory, featuring notable quotable quotes from our articles from the past week (see previous issue here). Share these 25 gems and insights from the week of May 9-15 with your colleagues and networks, and check back to the original articles for more. See also our selection … Read more

Key Taliban Leader Promises ‘Good News’ On Afghan Girls’ Education

islamabad— A high-profile leader of Afghanistan’s ruling Taliban has vowed his country will never again be a terrorist threat to the United States and promised “very good news” soon about returning Afghan women and girls to high schools. Acting Interior Minister Sirajuddin Haqqani, also a Taliban deputy chief, renewed the assurances in a rare interview … Read more

Women’s Club Event Honors Aiken Students of Character | Education

One of the victims of COVID-19 has been back on her feet this month, as the Aiken Women’s Joint Clubs held their annual “Celebration of Character” event on May 14, following event cancellations in both 2020 and 2021. “It was really nice for everyone to get back together and have a ceremony after missing each … Read more