Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Tags Gender inequality

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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...
San Fermin festival in Pamplona

Still No Justice, Says Spanish Woman A Decade after Daughter Killed...

By Catherine MacDonald and Isla Binnie IRUN, Spain (Reuters) A decade has passed since her daughter was beaten and strangled to death at Pamplona's annual...
Zuhoor Assiri drives her car in Dhahran

Saudi Women Take Victory Lap as Driving Ban Ends

By Stephen Kalin and Sarah Dadouch RIYADH (Reuters)  Women in Saudi Arabia hit the roads on Sunday, ushering in the end of the world's last ban...
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