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Daniel Craig admits 2015 comment about playing Bond again appeared 'ungrateful'

RTE 21 Sep 2021
Daniel Craig has admitted that saying he would "rather slash my wrists" than play James Bond again appeared "ungrateful" but that the comment was made as a joke ... "To be completely honest, I was thinking ... "That was our fault ... "There should simply be better parts for women and actors of colour.
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Afghan women outraged by new Taliban restrictions on work

The Times of India 20 Sep 2021
The Taliban's effective ban on women working sank in on Monday, sparking rage over the dramatic loss of rights after millions of female teachers and girls were barred from secondary school education ... "I was in charge of a whole department and there were many women working with me... "This happened last time.
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NCW chief seeks Punjab CM's resignation over #MeToo allegations

The Times of India 20 Sep 2021
National Commission for Women (NCW) Chairperson Rekha Sharma has sought the resignation of newly-appointed Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi over the "#MeToo allegations" levelled against him ... "One can only imagine what would be the state of women safety ...
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Gaza artist mixes beauty with pain in her ballet paintings

Reuters 20 Sep 2021
ballerinas chained in barbed wire, dancing on rocks, or facing barricades to mirror what she calls the "ticking bomb" reality of women in Gaza ... "Men and women ... Men and women, Jebril said, "live in a ticking bomb in Gaza", not knowing what will happen next.
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Giving birth under the Taliban

Business Ghana 20 Sep 2021
Women have also been ordered not to leave their homes without a "mahram", or male relative ... But few talk about how many women and babies die due to preventable deaths linked to childbirth," says Heather Barr, associate director of the women's rights division at Human Rights Watch.
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Tall tale: World-beating Dutch are getting shorter

The Times of India 20 Sep 2021
"The men born in 2001 were on average 1 cm shorter than the generation from 1980, women 1.4 cm on average." ... Men had not got any taller since 1980 while there was a "downward trend" among women ... Increased prosperity as well as "natural selection in which ...
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Where have all the men gone?

Post Bulletin 20 Sep 2021
"Once they sort of get behind, we see that even the drop-out rate for young men is higher than for young women." ... "Carpenters are making good money ... "As a mother and an educator, I'm so excited to talk about this, but I would be remiss without saying, 'women still have a long way to go,'" McDowell said.
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San Marino abortion debate heats up ahead of historic referendum

Reuters 20 Sep 2021
"I feel like a link in a chain of women's emancipation that goes beyond San Marino." ... "Women are forced to seek healthcare as criminals because they are rejected by their own state," said Karen Pruccoli, a businesswoman who is a member of the ...
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Telemedicine help on reproductive health expands

Manila Standard Today 20 Sep 2021
Your voice for your empowered choice" held September 18, 2021, leading women's health advocates and influencers looked back on the history of the contraceptive pill and reaffirmed the importance of giving Filipinas safe and easy access to the right information and support to make informed reproductive health choices.
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England call off Pakistan tour after NZ security scare

Supersport 20 Sep 2021
... the women's side due to stay on for a three-match one-day international series from 17-21 October.</p>","video_url".[], .
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AUS W vs IND W: Big blow to India as Harmanpreet Kaur not available for ...

DNA India 20 Sep 2021
India women's ODI skipper Mithali Raj on Monday said the two-week quarantine period in Australia was tough on her side, but there is nothing to complain about and the Girls in Blue cannot wait to get out on the park ... Shikha Pandey is fit and fine, she is available for selection," said Powar during a virtual press conference.
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You know, two things can be true at once...

Democratic Underground 20 Sep 2021
The media does not cover missing women of color or older, less "conventionally attractive" women the way it covers young, white missing women ... maker", the coverage is abysmal.
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'Art is dying': Afghan artists hope to resist Taliban rule

The Jakarta Post 20 Sep 2021
"It dealt mainly with violence against women." The last Taliban regime from 1996 to 2001 saw women brutally suppressed, as well as music banned and the destruction of ...
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Global group apologises to Austrian climber for 'objectification' in broadcast

Reuters 20 Sep 2021
"The IFSC would like to deeply apologise to Johanna Farber, Austria Climbing, all the athletes and the entire sport climbing community for the images that were broadcast during the women's boulder semi-final," IFSC said in a statement. "The IFSC condemns the ...
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England follow New Zealand in cancelling Pakistan tour

RTE 20 Sep 2021
England's joint men's and women's tour of Pakistan next month has been cancelled due to concerns over "mental and physical well-being", the England and Wales Cricket Board has announced ... "There is the added complexity for our men's T20 squad.
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