| Dec 28, 2015

Let's discuss the law on surnames

Plaintiffs contesting family laws that require spouses to choose a single surname expressed shock and anger at Wednesday's Supreme Court ruling, saying it will force more women to suffer the misery of having to change their name upon marriage.

'Play woman card' at your peril, Trump tweets Clinton

Dec 25, 2015

'Play woman card' at your peril, Trump tweets Clinton

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump intensified his criticism of Hillary Clinton after she said he had a “penchant for sexism,” warning his Democratic rival against using the woman “card” and drawing his full attention. In a familiar pattern for Trump, he responded to fire ...

Dec 20, 2015

British PM wants women training for front line in 2016

Prime Minister David Cameron told The Sunday Telegraph newspaper he wanted to see female British soldiers training to fight on the front line in 2016. Cameron has asked the Ministry of Defence to be ready to post women in ground close-combat roles by the ...

Spaniard wins Miss World title in China

Dec 20, 2015

Spaniard wins Miss World title in China

Spain’s Mireia Lalaguna Royo was named the winner of the Miss World 2015 competition in the southern Chinese island resort of Sanya, an event dogged by controversy over China’s refusal to allow Canada’s entrant to attend. Sofia Nikitchuk of Russia was the runner-up and ...

Dec 17, 2015

1 in 8 babies were born in conflict zones in 2015: UNICEF

The number of babies born in conflict zones increased by more than 125,000 this year to 16.6 million compared with last year, the United Nations said on Wednesday. The figure translates to 1 in 8 of all births worldwide in 2015, according to data ...