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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, ...

Tokyo 2020 Olympics to include more mixed gender events

2017.06.12

Female athletes will have the most opportunities to compete yet in the 2020 Olympic Games, both with other female athletes and with male athletes. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) approved last Friday a program ...

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. ...

Now women have joined U.S. Infantry One Station Unit Training

2017.05.26

On May 19, 2017, the U.S.Army graduated its first gender-integrated Infantry One Station Unit Training (OSUT). In the new integrated infantry companies, women and men train together in mixed-gender squads from before dawn until ...

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 ...