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  • David Rothkopf: How Malala can help defeat the Islamic State

    David Rothkopf: How Malala can help defeat the Islamic State
    The Nobel Peace Prize committee rightly cited the work that Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi did to lead the "struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education," but it was Malala's work...
  • Women fall back in tech industry, and the reasons aren't entirely clear

    SEATTLE When Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said last week that women needn't ask for raises but should trust in the system to get the pay they deserved, a firestorm of reaction ignited around the issues of unequal pay for men and women and the...
  • Topless activist fined for exhibitionism in attack on Putin wax figure

    PARIS (Reuters) - A Ukrainian activist belonging to topless feminist group Femen was convicted for exhibitionism by a Paris court on Wednesday for having attacked a statue of Russian President Vladimir Putin at a wax museum in the capital. Iana Zhdanova,...
  • Downey Unified School District settles transgender discrimination claim

    A California school district settled a claim Tuesday with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights that alleged officials discriminated against a transgender elementary school student. The Downey Unified School District agreed, among...
  • Let women, not anti-choice zealots, make their own health decisions

    To the editor: The article clearly lays out the tactics that anti-choice organizations use in their attempts to make it nearly impossible for women to obtain an abortion. ("For abortion foes, a national strategy built at the state level," Oct. 11)...
  • Feminist blogger Sarkeesian cancels Utah speech after threat

    (Reuters) - A Canadian-American feminist, media critic and blogger has canceled a speech she was due to give at Utah State University after an email threat was sent to the school, the university said late on Tuesday. Anita Sarkeesian, who has drawn...
  • Forget coalitions, focus on U.S. interests [Commentary]

    Forget coalitions, focus on U.S. interests [Commentary]
    As the Obama administration tries to recover from three years of naive ideological spin that Islamic radicals had been crushed, it is time to reassess what our world view should be. After 1492, Europeans rushed to conquer the under developed world,...
  • Doctor goes to great lengths to keep abortion accessible

    Doctor goes to great lengths to keep abortion accessible
    Dr. Carol Ball was two-thirds of the way through her morning commute when she heard the news. The first leg of her journey, a scooter ride to the Twin Cities airport, had been uneventful. Not so for the second leg — a 200-mile flight to Sioux...
  • Curry, Skype and a camera: one man's digital dinner diplomacy

    BANGALORE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - (This October 10 story was corrected in paragraph 12 to say women not women rights activists, and clarify paragraph 4 to indicate when the grant was received from Skype) It's India-Pakistan diplomacy with a...
  • What to look for in Monday's televised debate

    What to look for in Monday's televised debate
    The second televised debate in the race for governor is Monday. Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan have given a number of clues about what to expect. Here are five things to keep in mind while watching: How many times does Hogan...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Average salaries show there's still a substantial gap in pay between sexes

    WASHINGTON With the prospect that one of their sex will occupy the Oval Office for the first time in history, women are bound to feel optimistic about achieving an equality with men they continue to be denied in the nation's commerce. But should they?...