A Paris suburb is France’s first paid menstrual leave

Released: 27/03/2023 – 10:26 The city of Saint-Ouen, on the northern outskirts of Paris, has become the first French municipality to offer paid medical leave to female staff suffering from period pain, hoping to “break the taboo” on the subject and inspire similar moves nationally. The scheme, which came into effect on March 27, allows … Read more

Indonesian Power Rangers – Global Issues

Ega, known by her nickname, was one of 15 women selected to participate in the UNDP-supported Perempuan Inspiratif Mitra Polhut (Inspiring Women to Collaborate with Forest Rangers) initiative, which aims to protect Bogani Nani Wartabone National Park and empower nearby communities . “I have always been passionate about nature and conservation. I grew up in … Read more

WEEI radio host Chris Curtis made an apparent insult to Mina Kims on air

Yeeks.Photo:: Getty Images: Radio is a tough gig. There are hours worth of segments to fill, and on slow news days, plenty of time to ramble on about nothing, and that’s when things can go off the rails. That’s exactly what happened to WEEI radio The Greg Hill Show Wednesday. During their “top five” segment, … Read more

International Women’s Day, 2023Pay the richest their fair share to strengthen women’s resilience to disasters

Opinion: by Magdalena Sepulveda (Geneva, Switzerland) Monday, March 06, 2023 Inter press service GENEVA, Switzerland, Mar 06 (IPS) – The following opinion piece is part of a series dedicated to International Women’s Day on March 8. She will be called Aya. That’s the name nurses have given to a newborn baby pulled from the rubble … Read more