Women with Allergan breast implants may sue over cancer link

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UK women claim they were not told enough about potential risk of rare breast cancer A group of more than 200 women are considering legal action over controversial breast implants that have been linked to a rare form of cancer. The women claim they were not sufficiently informed about the risks of textured Allergan implants, […]

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More women in the workplace could boost economy by 35%, says Christine Lagarde

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Exclusive: IMF managing director presses for female empowerment in interview to mark International Womens Day Employing more women and tackling sexism in the workplace is the key to making the world economy richer, more equal and less prone to devastating financial collapses, according to the head of the International Monetary Fund. In an interview to […]

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What the ban on Serena Williams catsuit says about the sexualising of black womens bodies

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When the tournament banned the tennis stars bodysuit, it was disrespecting one of the greatest athletes of all time. Heres why If Wide Awoke were invited to come up with alist of feminist moments of 2018, Serena Williams in ablack catsuit fellow players stuffing towels down their shirts and shorts in amockery of her physique […]

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Exit polls point to landslide vote to relax Irish abortion laws

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Two surveys for Irish Times and RT indicate clear victory for yes campaign Ireland has voted by a landslide to lift the ban on abortion that had been enshrined in its constitution for three decades, the first exit polls from a historic referendum suggest. If confirmed at Saturdays count, the shock result three years after […]

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Ireland votes by landslide to legalise abortion

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Leo Varadkar vows legal terminations by end of year after huge vote for change Ireland has voted by a landslide to legalise abortion in a stunning outcome that marks a dramatic defeat for the Catholic churchs one-time domination of the Republic. The Irish electorate voted by 1,429,981 votes to 723,632 in favour of abolishing a […]

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I called Hugh Hefner a pimp, he threatened to sue. But thats what he was | Suzanne Moore

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Now that hes dead, the old sleaze in the Playboy mansion is being spoken of as some kind of liberator of women. Quite the opposite, writes Guardian columnist Suzanne Moore Long ago, in another time, I got a call from a lawyer. Kim Kardashian is honoured to have been involved. Righty ho. I dont really […]

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#AintNoCinderella: Indian women mock politician who blamed stalking victim

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Women share photos of themselves staying out after midnight after party official said woman chased in her car late at night had brought it on herself Indian women have been posting images of themselves out after midnight with defiant messages after a male politician suggested a woman who was chased in her car by two […]

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