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International Women's Day

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  • Head of UN Women: No country has reached gender equality

    The head of the U.N. agency promoting equality for women is lamenting that a girl born today will be an 81-year-old grandmother before she has the same chance as a man to be CEO of a company — and she will have to wait until she's 50-years-old to have an equal chance to lead a country.
  • Vatican: Fewer than 20 percent of employees women

    The Vatican has always been a heavily male bureaucracy, and statistics released on the eve of International Women's Day now back that up. As of last year, only 18 percent of Holy See employees were women, up from 17 percent four years ago. In the...

    India says it will act against BBC for airing banned film

    India's home minister said Thursday that the government would act against the British Broadcasting Corporation after it ignored a court order and aired a documentary about a fatal gang rape in which one of the attackers blames the victim. "India's...

    Three Dog Night at Isle

    Three Dog Night at Isle
    This is not just another classic rock band with new members capitalizing on an old name: Three Dog Night formed in 1964, and singers Danny Hutton and Cory Wells still remain in the lineup, as do guitarist Michael Allsup and keyboardist Jimmy Greenspoon,...

    A murderer and rapist's views reflect those of many in India

    When a condemned killer said the woman he and others brutally gang-raped on a New Delhi bus was responsible for what had happened to her, his comments were shocking in their callousness and lack of remorse. But the underlying view has wide acceptance in...