Women

In this April 14, 2019 file photo, White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump, listens to women speak about their experiences working with Muya, a manufacturing center of textiles and traditional crafts in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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August 08, 2019 - 12:24 pm
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump will travel to South America in September to focus on issues that make it difficult for women in developing countries to prosper financially, including lack of access to credit and limits on employment. President Donald Trump's...
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Induction Day
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July 23, 2019 - 11:18 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The percentage of female students nominated by members of Congress for admission to U.S. service academies has been rising, but men are still put forward nearly three times as often as women, according to an analysis released Tuesday . A nomination from a federal lawmaker is...
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June 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hot flashes, depression, and sleep disturbances are just three menopause related issues that can have an impact for women and activities of daily living...
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June Robbins
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June 07, 2019 - 5:00 am
By Charlotte Reese PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — By now, you know the story of Rosie the Riveter. But more than half of "Rosies" providing a helping hand to the war effort were actually not riveters. Nearly 70 years later, they want modern women to know their stories. "We've come a long way, baby...
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Patricia de Lille, former Mayor of Cape Town has been appointed as the country's minister of public works.
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May 30, 2019 - 6:49 pm
By Bukola Adebayo, AJ Davis and Mohammed Tawfeeq, CNN (CNN) -- Women will now make up half of South Africa's new cabinet for the first time in the country's history. President Cyril Ramaphosa who announced the move on Wednesday said the decision was to create a line of leaders that would advance...
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From left: Alicia Garza, co-founders of the Black Lives Matter movement; Cecile Richards, former head of Planned Parenthood; Ai-jen Poo, executive director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance
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April 29, 2019 - 9:37 am
By Julie Pace, AP Washington Bureau Chief WASHINGTON (AP) — Three of the nation's most influential activists are launching an organization that aims to harness the political power of women to influence elections and shape local and national policy priorities. Dubbed Supermajority, the organization...
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April 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Breast cancer affects one out eight women in the United States. According to a new study of over 200,000 women published in the International Journal of...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden released a video on Twitter Wednesday and said he will be "more mindful about respecting personal space in the future."
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April 03, 2019 - 4:11 pm
By Arlette Saenz, CNN (CNN) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden released a video on Twitter Wednesday and said he will be "more mindful about respecting personal space in the future." The video comes in the wake of allegations Biden made women feel uncomfortable in their encounters. "Social norms...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Biden Courage Awards Tuesday, March 26, 2019, in New York.
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April 02, 2019 - 10:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As former Vice President Joe Biden's camp scrambles to contain any political damage over his past behavior with women, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has some words of advice: Keep your distance. "Join the straight-arm club," Pelosi said at a breakfast hour Washington event on Tuesday...
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