Thursday, August 16, 2018

Gender

Gender
Abortion rights activists gather as lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill legalizing abortion, in Buenos Aires

Argentina Senate Rejects Measure to Legalise Abortion

By Scott Squires BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) Argentine senators rejected a bill to legalize abortion after an impassioned debate ran into the early hours of Thursday,...
Sperm may like boxers better than briefs

Sperm May Like Boxers Better than Briefs

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) Men who wear boxers most of the time may be more fertile than those who opt for jockeys and briefs,...
Women internists make 80 cents for every dollar earned by men

Women Internists Make 80 Cents for Every Dollar Earned by Men

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  In internal medicine, women earn less than men even when they're in the same specialty and working the same hours in...
Women more likely to survive heart attack if ER physician is female

Women More Likely to Survive Heart Attack if ER Physician Is...

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) Women who show up in the emergency room with a heart attack are less likely to die if they are...
Postcards with pictures of bikini-clad women are seen on display on a postcard stand at a souvenir shop in Marseille

French Feminists Denounce ‘Degrading’ Seaside Postcards

By Jack Hunter PARIS (Reuters) Smutty postcards with pictures of women wearing bikinis are a typical if often maligned feature of French seaside resorts. But...
Activists dressed up as characters from "The Handmaid's Tale" take part in a demonstration in favour of legalising abortion in Buenos Aires

Argentine Abortion Bill Loses Momentum after Senator Pulls Support

By Hugh Bronstein BUENOS AIRES (Reuters)  Prospects faded over the weekend for a bill that would legalize abortion in Argentina, when an opposition senator said she...
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