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Inter Press Service

Reproductive Rights to Take Centre Stage at UN Special Session
Inter Press Service
This is part of a series of special stories on world population and challenges to the Sustainable Development Goals on the occasion of World Population Day on July 11. A basket of condoms is passed around during International Women's Day in Manila.

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New Internationalist (blog)

Trade unions are feminism's forgotten ally
New Internationalist (blog)
The people who set up International Women's Day? Unionists. The only way to avoid paying tribunal fees for a sex-discrimination case? By being a union member. The trade union movement is one of the biggest allies feminism has. This hasn't always been ...



The Guardian

Women's Rugby World Cup 2014: England's Katy Mclean urges final push
The Guardian
Another member of England's experienced core is the full-back Danielle Waterman, who has struggled with injuries since the last World Cup. She managed to return to international rugby before breaking her foot in autumn 2012, and after working ...
Russell Sisters Kelly And Laura Set To Fight For Canada At Women's Rugby ...Huffington Post Canada
Women's Rugby World Cup 2014: Team guide & players to watchBBC Sport
Women's Rugby World Cup 2014: Emily Scarratt can be the centre of attention at ...The Independent

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Edmonton Sun

Women's soccer became a happening in Edmonton in 2002
Edmonton Sun
What happened here a dozen years ago was nothing less than one of the most remarkable hostings of an international event in Canadian sports history. In the beginning nobody knew what to expect. It was a stage which had never existed before. As a sports ...

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Host cities announced for women's series
IRB
Langford in British Columbia will welcome the women's competition to its shores as it hosts round four of the series on April 18-19, 2015 at the Westhills Stadium, Langford, British Columbia. The penultimate round of the series visits London where the ...

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2014 US Junior Nationals Day 2 Prelims: Previews, Timelines, and Scratches
SwimSwam
... an even better position to just test the waters a bit here at Juniors before turning his attention to making an international team at Seniors (Pan Pacs for 2014 and World University Games for 2015, both chosen next week, seems like a very good shot ...

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Table tennis: Quarter-finals
BBC Sport
Women's vault gold medallist Claudia Fragapane, who now has three gold medals, tells BBC Radio 5 live: "It's incredible to get another gold medal. Tomorrow is my last day .... The 16-year-old wins her second gold medal in two days, adding the Vault to ...

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Malala's Father Is Also a Hero
Huffington Post Canada
For years, he'd run schools that educated girls in Pakistan's Swat Valley District. And the threats came regularly. "We took it for granted they would never go for a child." As the world knows, they did. As his daughter, Malala, clung to life after a ...

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Wallaby women pose major hurdle for Sephaka's side
Sowetan
At the previous tournament in England — the last time SA and Australia squared up at the international showdown — the South Africans were handed a 62-0 drubbing in 2010. The sides are again pitted against each other in the pool stages, in what is ...

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Emmeline Pankhurst and the suffragettes walked a painful path from hooligans ...
WA today
In another little irony, on International Women's Day this year I was joined in a march through London by a descendant of the detective shown arresting Emmeline in that photograph. It turns out he is a strong feminist. Indeed, a century on it seems the ...

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