A Group of Women Just Bought the Weinstein Company

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A group of mostly female investors last week reached an agreement to buy The Weinstein Company for around $500 million, led by Maria Contreras-Sweet who formerly worked in the Obama administration. She is expected to run the new board of directors, which will be composed of mostly women. 

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Sexist men really do feel threatened by women and need to ‘defend their manhood’ – scientific research reveals

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Men who are "sexist" really do feel threatened by women and have problems forming a loving relationship because they constantly feel the ‘need to defend their manhood’, say scientists from Tel Aviv University in Israel. 'These men may have difficulties feeling attracted to the women they love, or loving the women to whom they are sexually attracted, leading to chronic dissatisfaction in their romantic relationships.'

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The 10 safest countries in the world for women

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Here's a list of the 10 safest countries in the world for women, and happily, Australia is number ONE! It may also help you compile your list of holiday destinations. 

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NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern: ‘I am not the first woman to multitask.’

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Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand’s Prime Minister, fielded questions about plans for a family within just hours of being elected leader of New Zealand’s Labour Party in August. In October, Ardern became New Zealand’s youngest prime minister in more than a century. And on Friday, she announced that she would be taking on another role — that of a mother.

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Sheryl Sandberg's new Facebook post reveals a horrible truth about workplaces

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Sheryl Sandberg Since 2011, Sheryl Sandberg has been one of the top five most powerful women in the world, but that hasn't stopped her from bitterly experiencing what so many other women have.

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Gal Gadot says motherhood is more empowering than being ‘Wonder Woman’

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WONDER Woman actress Gal Gadot has told how acting the superhero is child’s play compared to being a mum of two young daughters.

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The women fighters who helped defeat ISIS in Raqqa

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Some incredible news has emerged this week from war-ravaged Syria, with an all-female Kurdish militia having managed to defeat ISIS terrorists in Raqqa. ISIS’s brutal and terrifying rule has lasted for four years and has seen the rape, mass murder and sale of Christian Yazidi girls and women into slavery. It’s a win for the oppressed Kurdish minority group against the barbarity of ISIS whose brutal atrocities have shocked the world.   

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Female chess champ banned from Iranian team for refusing to wear hijab

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Female chess player Dorsa Derakhshani, who was banned from the Iranian national women's team for attending an international competition without wearing an Islamic headscarf, has joined the US team.

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Israeli and Palestinian women march for peace

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Sky News has posted a story and image of thousands of Israeli and Palestinian women trekking through a biblical desert landscape, converging on the shores of the Jordan River in a march for peace.

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Why is “sugar daddy” funded education being sold as empowering to women?

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Matching “sugar daddies” or “sugar mummies” with “sugar babies” is the subject of a fascinating opinion piece by author and columnist Kasey Edwards who has written about new dating website SeekingArrangement.com.

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