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Sweden beat mighty Norway for women's relay world title

Sweden beat mighty Norway for women's relay world title

Stina Nilsson survived a desperate assault from Norway's Therese Johaug to give Sweden a first ever world title in the women's 4x5-kilometres cross country relay on Thursday.

Austria plans tougher sentences for crimes against women

Austria plans tougher sentences for crimes against women

Austria's right-wing government announced on Wednesday tougher sentences for violent crimes, particularly against female victims, while pointing to a recent spate of cases in which foreigners are suspected ...

ICC bids for women's T20 in Birmingham Commonwealth Games

ICC bids for women's T20 in Birmingham Commonwealth Games

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has submitted a bid for the inclusion of women's Twenty20 in the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, the governing body said on Monday.

Donors pledge 1bn dollars for women and children's health fund

Donors pledge 1bn dollars for women and children's health fund

Several countries, global agencies and other donors pledged 1 billion dollars Tuesday towards helping women and children at a fundraising meeting of the Global Financing Facility (GFF).

Women in tech call on global summit for greater roles as #MeToo hits

Women in tech call on global summit for greater roles as #MeToo hits

Women leaders in technology called at one of the sector's largest global conferences for more to be done to drive equality in the male-dominated industry now hit by the #MeToo debate.

Construction sector offers more opportunities for women now: expert

Construction sector offers more opportunities for women now: expert

To reach the upper echelons of two male-dominated industries: construction and oil and gas, a Qatari expert in corporate governance said ...

Qatar condemns Paris stabbing incident

Qatar condemns Paris stabbing incident

The statement expressed the condolences of Qatar to the family of the two victims.

Aviation industry urged to hire more women

Aviation industry urged to hire more women

The industries are coming under scrutiny because of the low numbers of women employed as senior executives or airline pilots.

Victim of Spain sexual abuse gang speaks out for first time

Victim of Spain sexual abuse gang speaks out for first time

A young woman who was sexually abused by five men in a lurid case that shook Spain spoke out for the first time Wednesday, calling on rape victims not to ‘stay silent’.

Five charity workers gang-raped in India

Five charity workers gang-raped in India

Five women working for a charity in remote eastern India were abducted and gang-raped at gunpoint, police said on Friday.

Suicide bomber kills 13, including women, outside Afghan ministry

Suicide bomber kills 13, including women, outside Afghan ministry

A suicide bomber killed 13 people and wounded more 25 during rush hour on Monday at the entrance to Afghanistan's rural rehabilitation and development ministry in Kabul as workers were leaving for home ...

British women join living artwork to mark 100 years since vote

British women join living artwork to mark 100 years since vote

Thousands of women wearing the colours of the Suffragettes marched through British cities on Sunday.