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Afghan president orders probe into abuse of female athletes

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has ordered the attorney general’s office to conduct an investigation into allegations of sexual abuse of female athletes. Tuesday’s statement from the presidential palace quotes [...]

Capitol Hill boys’ club braces for scores of new female members

California Democrat Katie Porter was one of a record 102 women elected in the midterms, a total that includes several moms with young children. | Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images Congress From adding lactation stations to considering child [...]

Female politicians gain ground in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – The New Mexico state House of Representatives has inched within four seats of gender parity with a surge in victorious female Democrats in the midterm election. House Speaker Brian Egolf said Wednesday that women [...]

Name-calling Trump treads lightly with some female candidates

President Donald Trump’s verbal attacks on female candidates aren’t applied equally across the board. | Scott Olson/Getty Images White House While his jabs might delight hard-core supporters, they also come with risks in states [...]

Border Patrol’s first female chief hopes to inspire women

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost says she hopes she can inspire other women to sign up with the agency, which has just one female agent for every 20 men. “If you’re a woman in law enforcement, I don’t care [...]

GOP hires female attorney to question Kavanaugh accuser

Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley told Christine Blasey Ford that he is “committed to fair and respectful treatment of you” during Thursday’s make-or-break hearing on her claim against Kavanaugh. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty [...]

Rights groups warn Saudi female activist may face beheading

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Rights groups are warning that a female Shiite activist detained in Saudi Arabia since December 2015 may be beheaded along with other activists. Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and other groups [...]

Chinese Spiritual Leader Is Accused of Harassing Female Followers

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The case against a religious official is a high-stakes test of whether China’s burgeoning #MeToo movement can take on powerful leaders. Source: NYT > World

Addo Dispatch: Where Female Elephants Without Tusks Roam — and Poachers Stay Away

[unable to retrieve full-text content] South Africa’s Addo elephant park has few females with tusks, a trait that has died off because of hunting but also keeps poachers away. Source: NYT > World
Democrats Graciously Conceding To Badass Female Nominees Like Bunch Of Grown-Ups Who Believe In Democracy
Stacey Abrams Hello, Nice Times! Four states held elections last night, and Democrats SHOWED UP! We can do this Blue Wave thing, if we just hold hands and keep marching. Here’s what went down. Georgia Can Democrats be the first party to put [...]