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  • Saudi activist Aziza al-Yousef says women are suffering under the guardianship system.

    Saudi petition seeks 'full' rights for women

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    Thousands of Saudis have signed a petition urging an end to the guardianship system that gives men control over the study, marriage and travel of female relatives, activists said Tuesday. The petition calls for the kingdom's wo ...

  • Directory of women’s services

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    Here is a list of places you can contact if you are a woman in need of help. Do not hesitate to call anyone at the following groups if you are dealing with issues such as domestic abuse, unplanned pregnancies, or are in need of ...

  • A woman’s risk for heart attacks

    Remember: Be heart healthy

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    THURSDAY September 29 is World Heart Day and the biggest platform of the World Heart Federation for raising awareness about cardiovascular disease. World Heart Day was founded in 2000 to inform people around the globe that hear ...

  • Kelly Tomblin

    Are women seeking power scrutinised more harshly?

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    HILLARY Clinton’s ‘collapse’ during the 9/11 memorial in New York last week had many people questioning her competency, as like many women before her, in her quest to shatter the glass ceiling, she has been sc ...

  • Commonwealth Secretary General, Baroness Patricia Scotland

    Remember: The role of women in SDGs

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    IN recent media reports, the Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland has stated that the under-representation of women and increasing gender inequalities must be reversed if Sustainable Development Goals are to be met. ...

  • Shantel Richards (closest to camera) samples milk donated to scores of expectant mothers at the New Market Health Centre in St Elizabeth. (Photo: Ministry of Health)

    Nutritional boost for pregnant women

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    Newmarket, St Elizabeth — Scores of expectant mothers in St Elizabeth will receive a weekly supply of milk for the next three months in an effort to boost their health and nutrition and that of their unborn babies, accordi ...

  • Remember: Manage your stress

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    IT is the norm for women to report higher stress levels and more extreme stress than their male counterparts. According to The Stress in America 2012 survey, 23 per cent of women report their stress levels at an 8, 9 or 10 on a ...

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