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WOMENS ISSUES

UN Member States Working to Achieve Gender Equality

Today, 1.6 billion people still live in poverty, and nearly 80 per cent of the extreme poor live in rural areas. Many of them are rural women. They continue to be economically and socially disadvantaged – for instance, they have less access to economic resources and opportunities, quality education, health care, land, agricultural inputs and resources, infrastructure and technology, justice and social protection.

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HEALTH

Women report on satisfaction after breast surgery

New Study on Quality of Life after Breast Reconstruction

Although patients reported overall high breast satisfaction with autologous reconstruction, physical well-being of the abdomen was not fully restored, even though approximately two-thirds of the autologous patients had muscle-sparing or perforator flap procedures.

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THE ARTS

Pianist Angela Hewitt

NMWA Presents Angela Hewitt, World-Renowned Pianist

National Museum of Women in the Arts Presents Pianist Angela Hewitt, May 2 as part of Shenson Chamber Music Concerts WASHINGTON—The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) presents a lineup of acclaimed performers as part of the annual Shenson Chamber Music Concerts under the artistic direction of Gilan Tocco Corn. Through these concerts, […]

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BUSINESS

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Organic Cotton Dresses Could Help Reduce CO2 Pollutants

izzBreez, a PETA approved Vegan Startup, announces the official launch of its crowdfunding campaign on kickstarter for its organic cotton smart-causal dresses for day-to-night style.

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STORIES AND HONORS

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Organic Cotton Dresses Could Help Reduce CO2 Pollutants

izzBreez, a PETA approved Vegan Startup, announces the official launch of its crowdfunding campaign on kickstarter for its organic cotton smart-causal dresses for day-to-night style.

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SPORTS

Hannah Grisham

Winners Announced for Grant to Help Further Women in Motor Racing

Women’s Sports Foundation Grants Promote the Advancement of Women in Racing New York, NY (February 22, 2018) – The Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) today announced the recipients of the 2018 Women in the Winner’s Circle Project Podium Grant. Launched in 2013 with 1992 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of The Year Lyn St. James, this industry-wide fund […]

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BOOKS

The book has been compiled by British born Jamaican Marcia M Spence who lives in West Bromwich. Like many of her co-authors Marcia has experienced significant difficulties in life: - Marcia was sexually abused when she was five, witnessed domestic abuse at home, led a transient lifestyle and was the subject of racism as she grew up. Her personal relationships with family and partners have been troubled by their mental health issues, drug and alcohol addictions.

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The book has been compiled by British born Jamaican Marcia M Spence who lives in West Bromwich. Like many of her co-authors Marcia has experienced significant difficulties in life: – Marcia was sexually abused when she was five, witnessed domestic abuse at home, led a transient lifestyle and was the subject of racism as she grew up. Her personal relationships with family and partners have been troubled by their mental health issues, drug and alcohol addictions.

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CELEBRITY

Naz and Sarah partner to help other writers

Naz Ahsun Launches New Publishing Company

Author and radio presenter Naz Ahsun has launched a new publishing company to help would-be writers get into print. Working with graphic designer and illustrator Sarah Ray, they’ve launched Vision Maker Press to support new and nearly new authors.

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MUSIC

Pianist Angela Hewitt

NMWA Presents Angela Hewitt, World-Renowned Pianist

National Museum of Women in the Arts Presents Pianist Angela Hewitt, May 2 as part of Shenson Chamber Music Concerts WASHINGTON—The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) presents a lineup of acclaimed performers as part of the annual Shenson Chamber Music Concerts under the artistic direction of Gilan Tocco Corn. Through these concerts, […]

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VIDEO

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Women’s Int’l Film & Arts Calls for Entries

(May 3, 2017 – Miami, FL) – The Women’s International Film & Arts Festival (WIFF) today announced that its 12th Annual Festival and Conference will take place November 29-December 3, 2017 in Miami, Florida.

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