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Uber partnership with UN women's group hits dead end

Women's rights group UN Women says that though the car-hailing service did sponsor one of its events, there was no talk of a partnership on job creation for women.

By 22 March 2015

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Twitter teams with women's group on anti-harassment tool

Women, Action & the Media -- one of the groups behind the #FBrape campaign that prompted a policy change from Facebook -- is working with Twitter to improve the social-media service's response to online harassment.

By 9 November 2014

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Two women, desperate for original selfie, carve initials into Rome's Colosseum

Technically Incorrect: Two Californian women are arrested after defacing the landmark's walls with a coin. Bystanders report them to police.

By 11 March 2015

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Microsoft CEO takes lessons from gaffe about women's pay

Satya Nadella says he found no gender pay gap at his company, but adds that more work needs to be done to increase workplace equality.

By 21 October 2014

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After gaffe, Microsoft CEO says he was 'wrong' on women's pay

Satya Nadella does an about-face after suggesting women in tech shouldn't ask for raises but instead rely on "good karma." He now wants to lead the tech industry in gender equality.

By 11 October 2014

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The inspiring stories of women who helped shape science and tech

A dedicated site hosts women connected to the White House telling their favourite stories of trailblazing women in science and technology.

By 12 January 2015

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Darwin Awards study says men are far more idiotic than women

Scientists analyze the past 10 years of silly, avoidable deaths and find that almost 90 percent of the "protagonists" in these scenarios were male.

By 13 December 2014

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Men more responsive toward women in high heels, study says

Valuable scientific money and manpower is spent analyzing whether high heels affect human behavior. Yes, of course these were French researchers.

By 10 December 2014

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GTA V pulled from Target Australia for depictions of violence against women

After pressure from an online petition, Target Australia agrees to stop selling Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V.

By 4 December 2014

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Microsoft CEO ​Nadella: Company has no pay gap between men, women

Microsoft chief Satya Nadella pushes new services from the world's largest software maker. But his controversial comments on women in tech earlier this month remain a focus of attention.

By 21 October 2014