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Taliban bans forced marriage in Afghanistan

Hong Kong Standard 04 Dec 2021
Afghanistan's Taliban government on Friday released a decree which said women should not be considered "property" and must consent to marriage.&nbsp... "Now what we have to do as the women of this country is we should make sure this actually takes place and ...
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Women's FA Cup final: The changing face of the game over 50 years

BBC News 04 Dec 2021
"The game was beginning to prove itself, beginning to show that there was clearly an appetite for women's football." ... "Every player from my generation is aware of what we owe to the players who came before us and our job now is to keep pushing because we've still got a long way to go in the women's game.".
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Durham Miners' gala: Women's banner celebrates county's heroines

BBC News 04 Dec 2021
In 1914 she and her fellow members of the Territorial Force Nurse Service were deployed to France where she gave "unstinting and distinguished service", the Durham Women's Banner Group said ... "Heather continues to be an inspiration to many working class women in the North East," the banner group said.
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Hundreds of I.Coast women march against rape

Manila Standard Today 04 Dec 2021
The movement, dubbed "Offensive Orange", saw more than 2,000 women march against rape in the Ivorian economic capital, calling it "a weapon of mass destruction with side effects spanning many lives and generations" ... "Time up for rapists!" said the ...
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Covid-19: Mums who were severely ill urge pregnant women to get jabs

BBC News 04 Dec 2021
Unvaccinated women who gave birth while severely ill with Covid-19 have shared their stories to encourage pregnant women to get jabbed ... "My family were told it was unlikely I'd survive and to prepare for the worst.". The Department of Health said 98% of pregnant women critically ill in hospital with Covid are unvaccinated.
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Fran Kirby and Lesley Lloyd, first Women's FA Cup-winning captain, recall 50 years of the famous trophy

Yahoo Daily News 04 Dec 2021
"She was quite small, very quick and very tricky ... "It would be the women’s having the same facilities, the same level of care that the men’s players receive ... "We will get it right ... The skill that’s been reached by women playing nowadays is massive." ... I just want to see a good game, so that it enhances women's football.".
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Oldest ever Test cricketer Eileen Ash dies aged 110

RTE 04 Dec 2021
Domestically, she represented the Civil Service Women, Middlesex Women and South Women before retiring in 1949 ... "(England captain) Heather (Knight) and I went to visit Eileen about six months before the 2017 Women's World Cup - she was 105 at the time - and it was one of the most remarkable experiences.
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Eileen Ash, oldest ever Test cricketer, dies aged 110

Yahoo Daily News 04 Dec 2021
Domestically, she represented the Civil Service Women, Middlesex Women and South Women before retiring in 1949 ... "(England captain) Heather (Knight) and I went to visit Eileen about six months before the 2017 Women's World Cup - she was 105 at the time - and it was one of the most remarkable experiences.
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World's oldest test cricketer Eileen Ash dies at 110

Supersport 04 Dec 2021
I am deeply sad to be saying goodbye to her today.</p>"(England captain) Heather (Knight) and I went to visit Eileen about six months before the 2017 Women's World Cup u2013 she was 105 at the time u2013 and it was one of the most remarkable ...
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Senedd must become more family-friendly, politicians say

BBC News 04 Dec 2021
Catherine Fookes, director of Women's Equality Network Wales, said a Labour and Plaid agreement to introduce gender quotas for MSs into law was "ground-breaking" ... "Those are some of the real issues that I think women in politics are grappling with.
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Faith Focus: Food distribution set for Dec. 18

Post Bulletin 04 Dec 2021
'A Time for Women' meets Thursday at Autumn Ridge. "A Time for Women" meets at 6.30 p.m ... All women are invited ... call 507-269-7653 and leave a message, or check out the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/a.time.for.women.
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Eileen Ash: World's oldest Test cricketer dies aged 110

ITV 04 Dec 2021
In October, when she toasted her 100th birthday, she put her incredible innings down to yoga, red wine and "staying happy" ... Domestically, she represented the Civil Service Women, Middlesex Women and South Women ... ECB Managing Director of Women’s Cricket, Clare Connor said.
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'Congress Must Act': Bernie Sanders Demands End of Filibuster to Codify Abortion Rights

Democratic Underground 04 Dec 2021
... said a final decision by the court to uphold a Mississippi law that would ban nearly all abortions at just 15 weeks of pregnancy would "mean governments in many states would have the ability to make it virtually impossible for women to access an abortion.".
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Saudi Arabia Grand Prix: A race for equal rights

BBC News 04 Dec 2021
"I went absolutely nuclear," motorsport journalist Hazel Southwell tells Radio 1 Newsbeat ... "It was a difficult thing to process ... "My reaction was absolute blind fury," she tells Newsbeat ... "To hold an FIA (motorsport's world governing body) sanctioned race, Saudi Arabia had to let women drive," Hazel says.
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Woman rescued from Tynemouth rip current by swimmers

BBC News 04 Dec 2021
A woman has praised "guardian angel" swimmers who rescued her when she got dragged out to sea by a rip current ... "I was waist deep when I started to feel the pull ... He described reaching the woman in peril as "a lovely feeling" and praised the two "brilliant" women on the rope.
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