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As Nigerian Fashion Booms, Women Lead Its Coverage

As Nigerian Fashion Booms, Women Lead Its Coverage Spurred by the leadership of entrepreneurial women and Nigeria’s cultural cachet around Africa and the world, the country’s fashion magazine industry has found a receptive audience. By Adenike Olanrewaju Nov. 4, 2018 Image From left, Adesuwa Onyenokwe, Chioma Onwutalobi, Betty Irabor and ...

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Red-Hot Economy? Women Aren’t Convinced

Red-Hot Economy? Women Aren’t Convinced [embedded content] By Ben Casselman and Jim Tankersley Oct. 27, 2018 A remarkable gender gap has opened up in Americans’ views of their own finances and the broader national economy. Men feel better about the economy than they have in over a decade. Women are ...

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Saudi Women Can Drive, but Here’s the Real Roadblock

Saudi Women Can Drive, but Here’s the Real Roadblock Image Hanan Iskandar, on the motorcycle, and Doaa Bassem, second from left, received training this month to prepare for this Sunday, the first day women will be legally permitted to drive in Saudi Arabia.CreditTasneem Alsultan for The New York Times By ...

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How Profiteers Lure Women Into Often-Unneeded Surgery

Jerri Plummer, who lives in Arkansas, had her vaginal mesh implant removed after a caller who knew her medical history said it was defective. Now she is suing the surgeon, the law firm that advised her to have the surgery and the lender that funded it. Jacob Slaton for The ...

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Inside an Immigrant Caravan: Women and Children, Fleeing Violence

MATÍAS ROMERO, Mexico — With a sarcastic half-smile, Nikolle Contreras, 27, surveyed her fellow members of the Central American caravan, which President Trump has called dangerous and has used as a justification to send troops to the border. More than 1,000 people, mostly women and children, waited patiently on Wednesday ...

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‘Me Too,’ Chinese Women Say. Not So Fast, Say the Censors.

Advertisement BEIJING — They call themselves “silence breakers,” circulate petitions demanding investigations into sexual harassment and share internet memes like clenched fists with painted nails. But Chinese women are finding it difficult to organize a far-reaching #MeToo movement, going up against not just a male-dominated culture but also the ruling ...

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