Tag: women

Saudi Refugee in Canada Expects More Women to Flee Homeland – TIME

Saudi Refugee in Canada Expects More Women to Flee Homeland - TIME

(CANBERRA, Australia) — A Saudi woman accepted as a refugee in Canada has said in an Australian television interview that she expected her experience would inspire other women to flee her homeland. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, 18, told Australian Broadcasting Corp. in an interview recorded in Toronto and broadcast in Australia on Tuesday that she hoped […]

7 Women Directors Made Their Best Films Yet in 2018, and Still Got Left Out of Oscar Race – IndieWire

7 Women Directors Made Their Best Films Yet in 2018, and Still Got Left Out of Oscar Race - IndieWire

It’s an old story: even as the entertainment industry continues to talk about the importance of diversity and inclusion behind the camera, female filmmakers remain routinely shut out of some of the year’s most high-powered awards. This year, the Golden Globes, the Critics’ Choice Awards, the Directors Guild Awards, and the BAFTAs all failed to nominate […]

Health and beauty tech continues to fail pregnant women – Engadget

The Morning After: 'Stranger Things' S3 release date - Engadget

There’s a thread on Fitbit’s Feature Suggestion forum titled, “Add Pregnancy/Nursing mode for more accurate calorie estimates,” with the first comment logged in December 2013. It was locked at 328 comments and 1,388 upvotes. In the comments, hundreds of women chimed in to agree and add their own requests, including tweaks to Fitbit’s menstruation-tracking features, […]

Overdose deaths rise among women – KSBY San Luis Obispo News

Overdose deaths rise among women - KSBY San Luis Obispo News

[embedded content] An alarming new report shows how the drug overdose epidemic is impacting middle-aged women. According to the Centers for Disease Control, between 1999 and 2017 the rate of women ages 30 to 64 overdosing more than quadrupled. That included a notable increase of overdoses involving synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, heroin, and drugs such as […]

Drug Overdose Death Rates in US Women Rise 260% in 2 Decades – Live Science

Drug Overdose Death Rates in US Women Rise 260% in 2 Decades - Live Science

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Drug Overdose Death Rates in US Women Rise 260% in 2 Decades  Live Science Biggest jump in drug overdoses was among middle-aged women  NBCNews.com Drug overdose deaths skyrocket among middle-aged women  CBS News Drug overdose deaths among women increasing in the US: CDC  ABC News Middle-aged women see biggest jump in drug overdoses deaths  WSAZ-TV […]

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