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Novak Djokovic apologizes to clarify comments about equal pay for women

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic has apologized for his comments that suggested men deserve to be paid more than women.<p>Djokovic had responded to BNP …

Roger Federer press conference at Miami Open

Former world No. 1 player Roger Federer addresses several topics at the Miami Open in Key Biscayne on Thursday, March 24, 2016, including his recent …

Miami Open

What if women's team argued 'fair,' rather than 'equal'?

Recently, members of the World Cup–winning United States women’s soccer team filed a wage discrimination claim with the Equal Employment Opportunity …

Elena Delle Donne

What Eleanor Roosevelt Said About Equal Pay for Women

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

Gender

Pay women more if you want to reduce poverty

Dramatically reducing poverty could be as simple as paying women the same amount of money as men. There’s one problem: Taking that step isn’t all …

Gender

Patricia Arquette: I 'lost' roles after Oscars speech about equal pay for women

A year after audiences heralded Patricia Arquette for an Academy Awards acceptance speech that, in part, stumped for equal pay for women, the Oscar-winning actress said her words came at a heavy personal cost.<p>"I lost or … walked away from [roles]," she told "Entertainment Tonight" while appearing …

Gender

Sonakshi Sinha wants equal pay for women in all professions

“I want the change not only in film industry… Be it sports or business or in any other profession, women should be paid an equal amount,” Sonakshi …

International Women's Day Forum, Day One: 'Equal Pay for Women Must Be Achieved by 2030'

Image credit: Weber Shandwick<p>Related:<p>On March 7 and 8, the <b>U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center</b> and the <b>United Nations</b> …

Early Voters in Milwaukee Voice Opinions on Issues

There was a steady line at the Ziedler Municipal Building in downtown Milwaukee on Monday, as early voting got underway for the April 5 election....

Government

Obama: 'We can do better' with equal pay for women - NBC News

NBC

Hike in minimum wage; equal pay for women bills pass committee

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Labor law changes backed by Gov. John Bel Edwards to boost Louisiana's minimum wage and to mandate equal pay for women have …

Why Texas Forced This Woman to Deliver Her Stillborn Baby

This is so horrific.<p>A lot has been said about how much Texas' omnibus abortion law, House Bill 2, harms women's health by making abortions almost impossible to get around the state. Although politicians who support the law say it's meant to protect women and their bodies, the heartbreaking story of …

3 Ways to Improve Women’s Rewards in the Workplace

It’s no surprise women’s rewards in the workplace vary drastically as compared to their male counterparts. The average company’s board meeting or …

Employee Engagement

'Girl Meets World' star opens up about how being cat called at age 12 made her a feminist

<i>Girl Meets World</i> star Rowan Blanchard opened up to <i>Interview Magazine</i> about the first time she was catcalled at just 12-years old — the sexism she had …

Chris Hemsworth says he's 'for sure' a feminist

Chris Hemsworth is officially a feminist. In an interview promoting his upcoming movie, <i>The Huntsman: Winter’s War</i>, the 32-year-old actor revealed he …

Tropes vs. Women's new episode takes a look at the male gaze in games

Season two returns<p>Feminist Frequency released the second episode of this season of <i>Tropes vs. Women in Video Games</i>. In the new installment above, host and media critic Anita Sarkeesian assesses how games like <i>Bayonetta 2</i>, <i>Mass Effect 2</i> and <i>Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain</i> make use of the male …

Professor Nalini Joshi, mistaken for wait staff at functions, highlights gender bias in Australian science

One of the country's most senior mathematicians addressed the National Press Club in a cotton shirt on Wednesday, because when she wears suits at …

The World Today - Lack of role models one of many obstacles to women in science: professor 30/03/2016

ELEANOR HALL: The underrepresentation of women in science in Australia is the focus of an address at the National Press Club today.<p>Professor Emma …

New South Wales

Empowering women to prevent HIV infection in Africa

<b>“Until we have eradicated AIDS by finding a vaccine or a cure, then I think my job is not done” exclaimed Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim as she</b> …

Science gender pay gap 'unacceptable': Chief Scientist

UNSW marine science Professor Emma Johnston, University of Adelaide deputy vice-chancellor, Professor Tanya Monro, and the University of Sydney's …

Masculine Stereotype Of STEM Pushes Women Out Of The Field

Women remain persistently underrepresented in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) positions — a gap that is a big concern among …

Trump Wants to "Punish Women" Who Have Abortions?What About Kasich and Cruz?

By now you've surely heard: [Donald Trump wants to ban abortion and wants women who have or have had abortions to be "punished."<p>](https://amp.twimg.com/v/09b9c738-02a1-44af-a59a-8e7a8c771a00)<p>(And you've probably caught wind too that he's already frantically reversed his position.)<p>Trump's comments …

Feminism
Feminism

Don't Cut Fat If You Want to Lose Weight: Study

Bring on the avocado.<p>New research published Thursday found yet again that cutting fat out of a diet is not the most effective way to lose weight, and …

Holistic Medicine
Turner Broadcasting

Low-fat diets not best for weight loss: study

A review of 53 scientific studies, covering nearly 70,000 adults in several countries, found "no good evidence for recommending low-fat diets," said lead author Deirdre Tobias of the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Massachusetts.<p>"The science does not support low-fat diets as the optimal long-term …

Weight Loss

Low-fat and low-carb diets show little success in the long term

<b>(CNN) —</b> Some diets claim you must eat less fat to have any hope of losing weight. Others insist the only way to shed pounds is to shed carbs. A new study suggests that it doesn't much matter which diet you follow.<p>Researchers set out to answer this age-old debate: Are low-fat diets any better than …

Holistic Medicine

Here's why a low-fat diet will not help you lose weight

Low-fat diets do not lead to greater weight loss in the long term compared to low-carbohydrate or Mediterranean diets of similar intensity, according …

'You are fat': Fitness instructors fight back against body shaming mail

Soon after opening a barre studio in Frederick, Maryland, Taryn Sisco and Megan Ellis were stunned to discover hate mail from a stranger calling them fat, overweight, and “bordering on obese.”<p>Now, they are fighting back with passionate online posts condemning body shaming and calling out the writer …

Fitness