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Job seekers line up to apply during "Amazon Jobs Day" at the Amazon.com Fulfillment Center in Fall River

Amazon Scraps Secret AI Recruiting Tool That Showed Bias against Women

By Jeffrey Dastin SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) Amazon.com Inc's machine-learning specialists uncovered a big problem: their new recruiting engine did not like women The team had been...
Actor Keira Knightley arrives for the Canadian premiere of the movie "Colette" at the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto

Female Empowerment, 100 Years Ago, at Heart of ‘Colette’

By Gina Cherelus (Reuters) "Colette" is not your usual period drama. Beneath the corsets and petticoats lies a turn-of-the-20th- century real life tale of feminism...
Pregnancy stigma, lack of maternity leave may drive women from surgery careers

Pregnancy Stigma, Lack of Maternity Leave May Drive Women from Surgery...

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Women training for careers in surgery are more likely to abandon the profession when they experience pregnancy discrimination or have...
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...
Tokyo medical university cut women's exam scores to curb numbers - media

Tokyo Medical University Cut Women’s Exam Scores to Curb Numbers –...

TOKYO (Reuters) A Tokyo medical school systematically cut women applicant's entrance exam scores for years to keep them out and boost the numbers of...
Saudi Arabia arrests two more women's rights activists - rights group

Saudi Arabia Arrests Two More Women’s Rights Activists – Rights Group

DUBAI (Reuters) Saudi Arabia has arrested two more women's rights activists, the latest to be swept up in a government crackdown on activists, clerics...
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