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Kerala HC scraps 'male only' job notification that cited night shiftThe government in August last ...

Deccan Herald 17 Apr 2021
25-year-old Treasa Josfine, an engineering graduate in Safety and Fire Engineering hailing from Kollam district in Kerala, fought the successful legal battle against gender discrimination, which may benefit many women who have been denied jobs on similar grounds.
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CFD policies ‘insufficient’ to combat discrimination and sexual harassment: inspector general

Chicago Sun-Times 14 Apr 2021
The survey of Chicago Fire Department personnel included 45 women, and 28 of them — 62% — reported being sexually harassed ... In 2013, Chicago spent nearly $2 million — and $1.7 million more in legal fees — to compensate dozens of women denied firefighter jobs because of a discriminatory test of upper body strength that City Hall has now scrapped.
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Facebook Accused of Showing Gender-Biased Job Advertisements in New Study

NDTV 10 Apr 2021
Facebook showed different job advertisements to men and women "beyond what can be legally justified," University of Southern California researchers said in a study published on Friday. In contrast,... .
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Women are scared to enter politics because of their past. I was one of them

The Observer 05 Apr 2021
The irony is not lost on me that this fear exists for many women while sitting male members of parliament manage to hold on to their jobs despite allegations of illegal behaviour ... For many men, my decision to work in a real, legal and legitimate job that did no harm is political ammunition.
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Boardrooms ‘still too male and white’

The Times/The Sunday Times 31 Mar 2021
... that have been under pressure from investors to increase the proportion of women in top jobs, Legal & General Investment Management has warned.
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From Brothel To House Of Healing: The Story Of Louisville’s Most Famous Madam And The ...

LEO Weekly 24 Mar 2021
Father Philip has worked with women in the past who have been caught up in the sex trade, trying to find their way out ... Jobs offered to unmarried women in the late teens and early ‘20s included shop-girl, factory worker or domestic servant ... Meanwhile a prostitute could easily earn five times the hourly wage of a factory job.
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In honor of Women's History Month, these locals made a difference

News & Record 21 Mar 2021
In honor of Women's History Month, this is a sampling of those among us who made a difference ... "Thousands of women have found affordable housing, free legal assistance and jobs — including a former client who became employed with the architectural firm that designed our current building," said Brooks, who serves as executive director.
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CT tax fairness debate heats up with new pandemic relief on the way

The CT Mirror 16 Mar 2021
One year of the pandemic has left Connecticut in the midst of a “she-session,” testified Madeline Granato, policy director for the Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund. “Women, specifically women of color, are over-represented in low-wage jobs that are underpaid and ...
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Virus hindering economic development for women, Costa Rican VP says

Arab News 11 Mar 2021
... has threatened to set back the economic development for women ... Mlambo-Ngcuka called on measures and policies to be passed specifically to support women while Al-Kaabi said the UAE has a strong legal framework that ensures women are not disadvantaged in any way in the job market.
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IWD: NDC urges women to avail themselves for leadership roles

Business Ghana 11 Mar 2021
The Women's Wing of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has charged women in the country to be confident and avail themselves for leadership positions ... "Women in leadership ... According to the United Nations, 2.7 billion women had been kept from accessing the same choice of jobs as men due to legal restrictions.
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HCHF Women’s Forum calls for serious steps towards global protection, empowerment of women

Urdu Point 10 Mar 2021
"The UAE has a strong legal framework to ensure women are not disadvantaged in any way in the job market. I think the most important decision concerning women and the job market was allowing mothers with children in grade six and below, or those with children of determination, to work remotely from home," said Al Kaabi.
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Rebecca Akufo-Addo’s statement on the 2021 International Women’s Day

B & FT Online 10 Mar 2021
For instance, global statistics, as of 2019, indicated that legal restrictions had kept 2.7 billion women from accessing the same choice of jobs as men, while less than 25 per cent of parliamentarians were women.
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A timeline of women’s rights

Sapulpa Times 09 Mar 2021
Some of the chauvinistic complaints against allowing women to vote were ... For many years women could not work jobs that were deemed hazardous to their health or morals ... Until the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed, it was legal to discriminate against women when considering whom to hire or promote. Women could be refused a job simply for being female.
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NDC urges women to avail themselves for leadership roles

Ghana Web 09 Mar 2021
The Women's Wing of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has charged women in the country to be confident and avail themselves for leadership positions ... "Women in leadership ... According to the United Nations, 2.7 billion women had been kept from accessing the same choice of jobs as men due to legal restrictions.
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Making a positive difference for women: Working together is the panacea

Ghana News Agency 09 Mar 2021
For instance, global statistics, as of 2019, indicated that legal restrictions had kept 2.7 billion women from accessing the same choice of jobs as men, while less than 25 per cent of parliamentarians were women.
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