Posts tagged as: women

Saudi cleric says abayas 'not necessary' for women in ultra-conservative kingdom

 Saudi women need not wear the abaya – the loose-fitting, full-length robes symbolic of religious faith – a senior member of the top Muslim clerical body said, another indication of the Kingdom's efforts towards modernisation. On his radio programme, Sheikh Abdullah al-Mutlaq, a member of the Council of Senior Scholars, said Muslim women should dress […]

Iranian Women To U.S.: Our Protest Isn’t About The Hijab. It Is About Freedom.

Protests have swept across Iran in recent weeks, the largest in almost a decade, as Iranians take to the streets to protest abysmal economic conditions and allegations of widespread corruption. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Roe Made Abortions Legal, But It Doesn't Keep Women And Providers Safe

Before 1973′s Roe v. Wade, the problems were dangerous abortions and unequal access to safe abortions. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Here Are 6 Women (And 1 Man) Who Could Replace Al Franken In The Senate

Amid accusations of sexual misconduct from at least eight women, Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) announced Thursday that he plans to resign. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Roy Moore Backers Say George Soros Is Paying Women To Lie About Him

― Two weeks before Alabama’s Senate election, some of Roy Moore’s supporters say they are giving him a pass on the allegations of sexual misconduct against him because they think his female accusers are lying and being paid by billionaire Democratic donor George Soros. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Ivanka Trump Calls For A DACA 'Fix' At Fortune's Summit For Women

Ivanka Trump joined the CEOs of Lockheed Martin and Deloitte on stage Monday at the annual Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit, where she was asked about immigration and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Michelle Obama Has Some Words For Women Who Voted Against Hillary Clinton

Fifty-three percent of white women and 42 percent of women overall voted for President Donald Trump rather than Hilary Clinton in the 2016 election. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

Police department warns women not to call 911 after photo of officers helping during Irma goes viral

The Gainesville Police Department is creating quite the stir on social media after a photo of its police officers on duty during Hurricane Irma goes viral. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

With less drama and more to lose than McCain, two GOP women cast equally crucial votes on health bill

In a dramatic and unexpected turn of events, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., cast the decisive vote against the Senate health care bill after midnight Thursday. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

O’Reilly scandal leaves women wondering: When will it stop?

Sexual harassment is already against the law, it’s against most corporate rules and it’s cost a good number of men their jobs. And yet, here we are again. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

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