Topless protest in Canada urges women to 'bare with us'

Aug 2, 2015

Topless protest in Canada urges women to 'bare with us'

Dozens of topless women — and men — attended a “Bare With Us” rally Saturday meant to educate the public about women’s right to go shirtless if they choose. The rally and march were organized by three sisters who were stopped by a police ...

Jul 31, 2015

Women make up 23% of people who passed 2015 civil servant exam

Women accounted for 22.9 percent of the people who passed the career-track national civil servant examination in fiscal 2015, matching the record high registered in 2012, government data showed Friday. Of the 1,726 people who passed the exam, 395 were women, the second most ...

Nigeria forces free 59 women, children held by Boko Haram

Jul 31, 2015

Nigeria forces free 59 women, children held by Boko Haram

Nigeria’s army said Thursday it had set free 59 people held by Boko Haram, among them 29 women and 25 children, amid an ongoing offensive against the Islamist group in the country’s restive northeast. The hostages were freed as the military stormed two jihadi ...

Jul 19, 2015

Two women to vie in Taiwan presidential election

Taiwan’s top two political parties have each nominated a woman for president in 2016, a historic first signaling acceptance of female leadership and kicking off a campaign highlighted so far by clashing views on ties with rival China. The ruling Nationalist Party on Sunday ...

Jul 19, 2015

Two women to face off in Taiwan presidential election

The top two political parties in Taiwan have each nominated a woman for president in 2016, a historic first signaling acceptance of female leadership and kicking off a campaign highlighted so far by clashing views on ties with political rival China. Taiwan’s ruling party, ...