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Coronavirus: Women more likely than men to gain weight during pandemic, study finds

Coronavirus: Women more likely than men to gain weight during pandemic, study finds

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Research also found that both sexes under the age of 45 were more likely to put on the pounds than those in other...
Indonesian women in Ukraine escape Russian bombings, but refuse to leave their Ukrainian husbands

Indonesian women in Ukraine escape Russian bombings, but refuse to leave their Ukrainian husbands

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At least eight people, including a mother and a child, were killed in the Russian missile attack that day in the port city,...
Women ministers around the world urge Taliban to rethink heartbreaking U-turn on girls’ education

Women ministers around the world urge Taliban to rethink heartbreaking U-turn on girls’ education

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Female foreign ministers from 16 countries said Friday they are “deeply disappointed” that Afghan girls are being denied access to secondary schools and...
Partners left disappointed after Hong Kong public hospitals bring back ban on delivery rooms to protect pregnant women amid Covid-19 surge

Partners left disappointed after Hong Kong public hospitals bring back ban on delivery rooms...

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Hong Kong resident Nick Jones was ready to be by his wife’s side on February 16 for the birth of their first child...
China’s population crisis could give women greater reproductive rights, but hurdles remain

China’s population crisis could give women greater reproductive rights, but hurdles remain

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Grappling with a population crisis and plunging birth rate, China is embracing a pronatalist policy that could see it lift highly restrictive and...
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Young Women Leadership on Climate Adaptation Program (Fully-funded)

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ABOUT THE PROGRAM  The Online Executive Training – Young Women Leadership on Climate Adaptation is a virtual educational and capacity-building program that fosters the leadership...
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The Ultimate Guide to STEM Scholarships for Women for 2021-22

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It’s probably not a newsflash that  women are still largely outnumbered by their male counterparts in science and engineering. What might be news: More colleges and employers...
Call for Applications: 2nd Cohort of the African Young Women Leaders Fellowship Programme (Fully-funded)

Call for Applications: 2nd Cohort of the African Young Women Leaders Fellowship Programme (Fully-funded)

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A career with global impact is in your hands. UNDP is searching for 25 young African women to join the second cohort of the African...
Uncertainty looms for Afghan women despite Taliban’s promises

Uncertainty looms for Afghan women despite Taliban’s promises

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A women’s activist who stayed home for days in fear of the Taliban ventured out for the first time on Tuesday in Afghanistan....
Applications for Women inPower 2022 Fellowship are now open (Fully-funded)

Applications for Women inPower 2022 Fellowship are now open (Fully-funded)

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Thank you for your interest in applying to the Women inPower 2022 Fellowship! Women inPower is a dynamic cross-sector fellowship program designed to help high-potential...
Call for Nominations: Recognizing Exceptional African Women Advancing The Women, Peace And Security Agenda in Africa “She Stands For Peace”

Call for Nominations: Recognizing Exceptional African Women Advancing The Women, Peace And Security Agenda...

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Background In February 2020, the United Nations Office to the African Union (UNOAU) and the African Union Commission (AUC) jointly published a commemorative book titled...
1000 Girls, 1000 Futures

Apply to the 2021 for Young Women in Stem

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Deadline: July 31st 2021 What is 1000 Girls 1000 Futures? 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures is a groundbreaking initiative designed to engage young women interested in science,...

Empowering Women in media Programme in Kenya (Fully-funded)

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Women remain underrepresented in leadership roles in media organisations despite a higher proportion of female students graduating from university journalism courses worldwide. In a...
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Initiative on Coursera: A Business Education for  Women Entrepreneurs | Coursera Blog

Take your business skills to the next level with the completely free Goldman Sachs...

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Free-to-access online business education program available to any woman around the world. Ten courses covering all aspects of running a business.Take any course, or combination...
African Women Development Fund Grants

African Women Development Fund Grants

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African Women Development Fund Grants: African Women Development Fund (AWDF) is an institutional capacity-building and program development fund, which aims to help build a...
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Call for the Women Empowerment, Global Education, and Youth Cooperation Programmes

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Deadline: 25 April 2021 Are you used to bring together people from different backgrounds and cultures?Are you keen on facilitating workshops or conferences? Are you...
Apply to Become a Women Leadership Mentor in South East Asia

Apply to Become a Women Leadership Mentor in South East Asia

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Deadline: 04/30/2021 Become a Mentor to further develop the professional and leadership skills of emerging women leaders in South East Asia. The U.S. – ASEAN Women’s...
Powerlifting, wealthy women entrepreneurs and a dim sum master

Powerlifting, wealthy women entrepreneurs and a dim sum master

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Powerlifting, wealthy women entrepreneurs and a dim sum master
Thousands protest Turkey’s exit from domestic violence treaty | Women News

Thousands protest Turkey’s exit from domestic violence treaty | Women News

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Protesters take to the streets for second consecutive weekend to demand Turkey reverse decision to withdraw from 2011 Istanbul Convention.Protesters have taken to the...
Meet Mogadishu’s first female rickshaw taxi driver | Women News

Meet Mogadishu’s first female rickshaw taxi driver | Women News

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Saynab Abdikarin turns heads everywhere she goes in Mogadishu. The 28-year-old is the first woman to drive a rickshaw taxi in the streets of...