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The First Female Cyclists from Gilgit-Baltistan

Bureau reporter Dhaka:

Besides the highest literacy rate, Gilgit-Baltistan is also is on the front line for any sports across the globe. From Samina Baig to Diana Baig, to Amina Wali & Ifrah Wali & now the first female cyclists of Gilgit-Baltistan are all representing their motherland with golden milestones.

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Westpac's Gail Kelly retires and now it's even lonelier for the few women at the top : The Age

For so long Gail Kelly has been a symbol of what a successful woman looks like in the finance and banking sector. She is a  symbol and a beacon of hope to many. 55 more words

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Men and women need workplace flexibility to care for children

This article from the Sydney Morning Herald makes the point that for there to be equality in the workplace and at home both men and women need workplace flexibility to care for children.   26 more words

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Women in Education: In the U.S. and Internationally

This infographic from Online Schools Center summarizes the importance of educating women and why this matters, highlighting the plight of women’s education in developing countries. As the infographic points out, “with more women than men enrolled in U.S. 347 more words

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My jobs in the Foreign Service - Part IV

About family employment, this link http://www.state.gov/m/dghr/flo/c1959.htm will lead you to information far more complete than anything I can say. I just want to bring some personal touches beyond the statistics. 716 more words

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Calling all Feminist Educators

Since retiring and becoming a twitter tragic over the last 2 years in my retirement what has struck me most is the extensive amount of debate and focus on feminist issues: gender justice; gender injustice; the importance of and the irrelevance of feminism in social media. 1,036 more words

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