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  • Ann McFeatters: Growing global 'religious' frenzy, and Americans' search for yesteryear

    WASHINGTON True or false: A) The United States was founded on the principle of separation of church and state; B) Six out of 10 Americans want politicians with strong religious beliefs; C) Almost half the people want their churches to weigh in on...
  • El Salvador abortion ban is torture, kills women: Amnesty

    BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - El Salvador's total ban on abortion is killing women and girls, forcing them to undergo dangerous backstreet abortions and landing them in jail, rights group Amnesty International said on Thursday. Abortion has...
  • Connecticut Historical Society presents fashion facts: A history of clothing at Wood Memorial Library

    There was a time when being "fashion-forward" was no easy feat, when clothing was not mass-produced like it is today, when there were no paper patterns to speak of, and when sewing machines were not invented yet. In the early 1800s, there were no...
  • Actress Emma Watson's plea for equality wins men's support

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British actress Emma Watson's plea for men to join the fight for equal rights for women has sparked a flood of pledges across the world, including from fellow celebrities and politicians. Watson, 24, who rose to fame...
  • Turkey allows girls as young as 10 to cover hair at schools

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey has lifted a ban on the Islamic-style headscarf in schools, allowing girls from the fifth grade and up to cover their hair in a further easing of generations-old restrictions on the public expression of faith. The government,...
  • Golf opens clubhouse doors to women

    Golf opens clubhouse doors to women
    A historic vote just took place in Scotland, but not the one you're thinking of. With the referendum for Scottish independence underway, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews has voted to admit female members for the first time in its 260-...
  • What 'war on women'?

     What 'war on women'?
    On Friday, the White House announced its “It's On Us” initiative aimed at combating sexual assaults on college campuses. I'm all in favor of combating sexual assault, but the first priority in combating a problem is understanding it. That'...
  • Jonah Goldberg: Sexual assault claims ignore progress made by women

    The White House has announced its "It's On Us" initiative aimed at combating sexual assaults on college campuses. I'm in favor of combating sexual assault, but the first priority in combating a problem is understanding it. That's not the White House's...
  • Albert R. Hunt: Democrats need surge of women to retain Senate majority

    Albert R. Hunt: Democrats need surge of women to retain Senate majority
    Democrats know that keeping control of the Senate this election year isn't a man's job. Success will depend on the votes of women. This year, it's Democrats who are on the defensive. In the 10 most competitive Senate races, they are counting on...
  • Emma Watson speaks at U.N., invites men to join feminism conversation

    Emma Watson speaks at U.N., invites men to join feminism conversation
    Emma Watson has extended a formal invitation to men and boys to join the conversation on feminism. The "Noah" actress spoke about gender inequality and the launch of the He for She campaign at U.N. headquarters in New York City over the weekend...
  • 'Wizard of Oz' creator L. Frank Baum to be subject of biopic

    'Wizard of Oz' creator L. Frank Baum to be subject of biopic
    The wizard behind "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" will soon be getting his own movie. Author L. Frank Baum, who created Dorothy Gale, the Cowardly Lion and the Wicked Witch of the West, is the subject of a script that's just been picked up by New Line...
  • Men have a dog in this fight for gender equality -- themselves

    A U.N. initiative called HeForShe hopes to encourage male involvement in the fight for women's rights. Men should join the cause. With apologies to the United States Marines, Emma Watson is looking for a few good men. That was the upshot of a speech...