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The bitter truth of female labour participation

From: Buisness-standard By Mahesh Vyas Recommended by: business-standard The labour participation rate (LPR) is the proportion of working-age people (which is people of 15 years or more) who are willing to work and are either
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The most popular radio show in the UK is getting its first ever female host

It's 2018 and women are *still* having firsts. And, Wednesday marks yet another major first for women. For the first time in the 51 year history of BBC Radio 2 — the most listened to radio station in the UK — its breakfast show will be
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Trump and CNN's Jim Acosta have heated exchange over women reporters asking questions

President Donald Trump held a rare solo press conference on Wednesday afternoon, and it went about as you'd expect.  Trump went head-to-head with CNN's Jim Acosta early on. Before even asking his question, Acosta asked if Trump would call on a
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How a science program teaches girls to stop doubting themselves

This post is part of Mashable's ongoing series The Women Fixing STEM, which highlights trailblazing women in science, tech, engineering, and math, as well as initiatives and organizations working to close the industries' gender gaps.With patience,
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Team Twitter reunites woman with a letter sent to her by a famous poet

Sometimes, just sometimes, Twitter isn't a terrible wasteland of Very Bad Things™.  Indeed, sometimes the internet rallies together to help people and reunite them with possessions they've lost.  SEE ALSO: Team internet reunites a
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Seth Rogen just discovered a woman is traveling Russia with a Seth Rogen cardboard cutout

Please, for just a moment, divert your attention from the 2018 World Cup or whatever the president is saying. Instead, take delight in this unexpected love story between a Russian woman and her Seth Rogen cardboard cutout companion.  SEE ALSO:
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This women's razor brand is the first to show a hairy leg in its adverts and it's about time

Are you sitting comfortably? Good. We have some news that may (or may not) shock you to your innermost core: Women have body hair. Can you believe?  But, seriously, when was the last time you saw a woman with hairy legs or armpits in a razor
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Bananas CCTV video concludes with woman falling through ceiling

The ceiling escape attempt: Great for action stars, less so for normal people.  That's the lesson learned from this bananas CCTV footage taken from a Canadian convenience store where an attempt to evade local police ended with a hole in the
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A dominant brown bear has returned to the Alaska bear cam, seeking fish and females

Bear 747, one of the largest and most dominant Brooks River bears, has returned to his fishing grounds.  The brown bear is one of the first spotted this year on the five webcams positioned along the salmon-rich river in Katmai National Park,

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