Working mothers and their partners will be allowed to take paid bereavement leave after suffering a miscarriage or stillbirth in New Zealand.
South Dakota Governor, Kristi Noem recently announced the formation of a national coalition to “Defend Title IX” to protect the rights of female athletes and keep competition fair.
The United States House of Representatives will vote on Wednesday on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the landmark 1994 law that strengthened domestic violence protections for women. The measure, which expired two years ago, is expected to pass in the House but may hit a roadblock in the evenly divided Senate.
The Embassy of Rwanda in Senegal hosted a virtual event bringing together Rwandans and friends of Rwanda living in Senegal, Mali, Cabo Verde, Guinea Bissau and The Gambia to celebrate International Women’s Day.
Round 2 of the Boosting Female Founders Initiative is now open. The program offers co-contributor grants up to $400,000 for start-ups that are majority-owned and led by women.
The Italian National Institute for Health, Migration and Poverty (INMP) launched its new initiative, the Women’s Health and Protection Service, on Monday (March 8) in Rome.
Kenya Allison was recently appointed Battalion Commanding Officer for the UNC Naval ROTC, making her the first black woman to attain the position. Kenya Allison is a self-proclaimed military brat — military life is all she has known. Growing up, Allison lived all over the world. She watched her father hold leadership positions in the Navy. As her mother went through health struggles, the military helped Allison’s family afford her health care. Allison said this inspired her to one day join the military. “In a way, I always knew I wanted to go into the military,” Allison said. “I’ve seen how much they’ve given me, and I wanted to give back in a way.” Allison, now a senior at UNC, have always admired past occupants of that position and is optimistic about fulfilling her role. The Battalion Commanding Officer is the highest student leadership position within the Naval Reserve Officers Training…