Posts Tagged ‘female’

Pakistani program would raise female literacy by cellphone

Pakistani program would raise female literacy by cellphone

The provincial government in Pakistan’s Sindh province is planning a literacy program to reach women and girls in remote areas via cell phones. Special Reports – UPI.com

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Department of Labor claims that Google systematically underpays its female employees

Department of Labor claims that Google systematically underpays its female employees

In January, the US Department of Labor sued Google, claiming that the company was withholding information relevant to an ongoing compliance audit. Now, the agency claims that it has found “systemic compensation disparities against women pretty much across the entire workforce.” During a court hearing for the case on Friday, DoL Regional Director Janette...

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Watch: Washington Capitals workout Arab female hockey star

Watch: Washington Capitals workout Arab female hockey star

Alex ButlerFeb. 9 (UPI) — Fatima Al Ali is no stranger to the frozen floor. Latest News – UPI.com

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Hillary Clinton — Listen Up, Little Girls … You Can Be Next Female Prez (VIDEO)

Hillary Clinton — Listen Up, Little Girls … You Can Be Next Female Prez (VIDEO)

Hillary Clinton made her own dramatic entrance — via satellite — at the DNC Tuesday night as she officially became the first woman nominated to run for President of the United States. Hillary popped up in the jumbotron following a montage of all the previous Presidents — and the crowd went wild during an...

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John Kasich to female college student worried about sex assault: ‘Avoid parties with alcohol’

John Kasich to female college student worried about sex assault: ‘Avoid parties with alcohol’

Eric DuVallUTICA, N.Y., April 15 (UPI) — GOP presidential candidate John Kasich advised a young female college student asking about sexual assaults on college campuses to skip parties with alcohol. Top News – UPI.com

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Taiwan elects first female president Tsai Ing-wen

Taiwan elects first female president Tsai Ing-wen

Daniel UriaTAIPEI, Taiwan, Jan. 16 (UPI) — Democratic Progressive party candidate Tsai Ing-wen became Taiwan’s first female president when voters elected her to office on Saturday. Top News – UPI.com

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EXCLUSIVE: Female inmate accuses Rikers Island guard of rape

EXCLUSIVE: Female inmate accuses Rikers Island guard of rape

BY Keri Blakinger, Reuven Blau NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, December 28, 2015, 4:00 AM NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Jacqueline Healy, who is in jail on robbery charges, has accused a Rikers correction guard of raping her on Nov. 30. A female inmate at Rikers Island says she was brutally raped...

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Female Pakistani fighter pilot killed in training crash

Female Pakistani fighter pilot killed in training crash

Fred LambertKUNDIAN, Pakistan, Nov. 24 (UPI) — A Pakistani female fighter pilot died of injuries sustained after ejecting from an aircraft as it crashed in Punjab province. Top News – UPI.com

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This PSA shows what it would look like if the media treated male athletes like they treat female athletes

This PSA shows what it would look like if the media treated male athletes like they treat female athletes

A campaign called Cover the Athlete recently put up a video calling for better coverage of female athletes. As their website points out, there is an ongoing problem with how the sports media covers female athletes, namely how the focus is not on their athleticism, but on their looks. The video above shows what it...

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Congressman questions female Army rangers’ training

Congressman questions female Army rangers’ training

Ed AdamczykWASHINGTON, Sept. 23 (UPI) — Rep. Steve Russell, R-Okla., is investigating whether two female U.S. Army Ranger School graduates were held to the same standards as the male recruits. Top News – UPI.com

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