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Women usher in new era for presidential campaigns

Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s senior management team is majority female, with seven women and six men. They are all paid the same annual salary of $ 156,000. | Mario Tama/Getty Images 2020 elections They’re now a dominant force at [...]

Brazen Women. Scandalized Viewers. It’s ‘Sex and the City,’ Senegal Style.

“Are you Marème?!” they asked. “People say that I am perverting the youth,” Ms. Gadji said in a moment away from the cameras. “But I don’t think so. I am only reminding them that everyone is free to do what they want with [...]

Kazakhstan Welcomes Women Back From the Islamic State, Warily

AKTAU, Kazakhstan — The young woman said she thought she was going on vacation in Turkey, but instead found herself in Syria, tricked, she said, by her husband, who joined the Islamic State. She herself, she said, never subscribed [...]

Craving Freedom, Japan’s Women Opt Out of Marriage

TOKYO — The bride wore a birthday cake of a dress, with a scalloped-edge bodice and a large hoop skirt. A veil sprouted from her black bob. Moments before the wedding began, she stood quietly on a staircase, waiting to descend to [...]

Saudi Arabia Extends New Rights to Women in Blow to Oppressive System

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Some Saudi women joked about rushing to the airport — alone. Others breathed a sigh of relief that the men in their lives — whether fathers, brothers or husbands — could no longer dictate their movements. Social [...]

Saudi Arabia Says Women Can Travel Without Male Guardians

Saudi Arabia announced on Friday that it would allow adult women to obtain passports, travel and work without securing the permission of a male relative, dealing significant blows to the kingdom’s so-called “guardianship” system [...]

Suburban women recoil as Donald Trump dives into racial politics

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) — Carol Evans approves of Donald Trump’s immigration policy. She gives him credit for the strong economy. But the Republican from the affluent Milwaukee suburbs of Waukesha County, a GOP bedrock in the state, just [...]

Saudi Guardianship Laws Could Be Set to Change. Here’s How Women Are Reacting.

The renewed prospect that Saudi Arabia might lift its restrictive guardianship laws has been met with a mix of hope and cynicism by women in the conservative kingdom. Saudi news media reported recently that the government is considering [...]

Japan Fire Killed Mostly Women, at a Studio Known for Hiring Them

KYOTO, Japan — He can’t get the women out of his mind. A day after an apparent arson killed at least 33 people at an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto, a neighbor, the 81-year-old Ken Okumura, remembered seeing several [...]

A Prosperous China Says ‘Men Preferred,’ and Women Lose

TIANJIN, China — Bella Wang barely noticed the section on the application inquiring whether she was married or had children. Employers in China routinely ask women such questions, and she had encountered them before in job interviews. It [...]