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Record number of women in France’s National Assembly

2017.06.19

Emmanuel Macron after having claimed victory at the Elyseé can now be confident about his dominance in the Assemblée Nationale as well. On Sunday, June 18th, in the secound round of the legislative elections, ...

The ancestor to today’s fire fighters in London

2017.06.05

In 1982 Josephine Reynolds was the very first woman to be admitted to Britains corps of Fire Figthers. Her story can be read in the pages of the recently published, Fire Woman, her autobiography. ...

Women aren’t managers because they love leisure time

2017.05.23

It is not down to male dominance if only just 20% of managing directors in the world are women. It is often women themselves who prioritise private rather than professional life. These are the findings ...

She will be the first female umpire in Bundesliga

2017.05.22

A woman may be the real discovery of the next Bundesliga season. Her name is Bibiana Steinhaus and she will be the first female umpire in the highest level of German football championship. The ...

Super-data-sharing solution protects prostitutes

2017.05.11

Hi-tech prostitution in the UK has contributed to saving the lives of many prostitutes in that country.By signing up for a special database called National Ugly Mugs, the sex worker across The Channel, can, in fact, report ...

Pro-vaccine campaign with sexy nurses not appreciated

2017.05.04

Sexy nurses in mini-skirts next to super respectable doctors, mostly men, with white coats and stethoscopes. This praiseworthy awareness campaign, launched by the Spanish Health Ministry, in the form of a Youtube video, aimed at ...

Girls and women under-represented in ICT

2017.04.26

About 1.4 million people were studying Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the European Union (EU) in 2015. Girls were largely in a minority, accounting for only 17% of all ICT students. Across the ...