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Watch: Alpine World Ski Champs – GB’s Guest in women’s slalom

Watch Women's Slalom at the Alpine World Ski Championships live - BBC Sport Summary LIVE: First run Switzerland's Wendy Holdener leads standings Charlie Guest in action for GB, Mikaela Shiffrin (US) also competes Second run - 13:15-15:20 GMT Use play icon to watch coverage

The 15 most powerful women at Google

Getting more women into tech jobs has been a focus for many Silicon Valley companies, and rightfully so. Based on diversity reports released by large tech companies, women are far outnumbered by their male counterparts. Google, in particular, has struggled. In 2018, the search giant employed just 30.9% women, compared to 32% at Apple and…

Sabarimala temple board reverses opposition to entry of women

The board of one of Hinduism's holiest temples has said it now supports allowing women of menstruating age to enter the ancient shrine in southern India, reversing its previous backing for a centuries-old ban. In late September, India's Supreme Court in September ruled to end the prohibition on women and girls aged between 10 and…

New emojis include more diversity, drop of blood for women’s periods

New emojis headed soon to a phone near you include wheelchairs, guide dogs, hearing aids and a drop of blood reportedly meant to symbolize a woman’s period. The emojis, 230 in all, were announced Tuesday by the Unicode Consortium, which handles the standards of emoji. This year’s list expands the people represented by emojis to…

Gender equality awards presented in UAE – but where are the...

The United Arab Emirates held their annual gender equality awards as a chance to celebrate the value both genders can bring in the workplace. The only problem is – all the winners were male. Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, vice-president of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, handed out the Gender Balance Index awards on…

R Kelly interviewed by police over allegations of keeping women hostage

R Kelly was visited by police (Picture: Earl Gibson III/Getty Images for BET)R Kelly was questioned by police after they received a tip that two women were allegedly being held hostage by the singer. However, no evidence was found to support this allegation. Following the airing of the Lifetime documentary Surviving R Kelly, which details…

FA Continental Tyres League Cup: Manchester City Women 7-1 Brighton &...

England striker Nikita Parris scored her 50th goal for Manchester CityManchester City Women scored four goals in the last 10 minutes as they thrashed Brighton to reach the semi-finals of the FA Continental Tyres League Cup. Nikita Parris chipped in to put City ahead but Danielle Buet levelled from the spot after Karen Bardsley's foul.…

Lyari Girls Cafe nurturing dreams of Pakistani women

Karachi, Pakistan - In the heart of Karachi's southern neighbourhood of Lyari, a cafe has given birth to, and shelters, dreams of many women of the area. At the Lyari Girls Cafe in Pakistan's southern city, there is a 50-year-old who wants to launch her salon, a 19-year-old who is secretly filling out university application…

We must stop giving men a platform to publicly shame women...

Both Offset and Thomas Markle made public gestures designed to make a woman so uncomfortable she has to embrace the relationship (Picture: Scott Dudelson/Getty Images)If you love someone, let them go. Don’t go on a massive platform and publicly beg them into loving you back. In the last week we’ve seen two high-scale incidents of…

Morocco arrests suspect after murder of two Scandinavian women

Moroccan authorities have arrested a suspect in connection with the murder of two Scandinavian tourists in the High Atlas mountains, the interior ministry said. The man was arrested in Marrakech, the largest tourist hub in Morocco. Other suspects were being sought over the deaths of the women, a Dane and a Norwegian, whose bodies were found with…
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