Women can have it all if they fight for what they need. That was the message that came from a powerful woman who sparked a national debate last week about women and their success in the workplace and as mothers.
Havana (AFP) - For eight years, Cuban boxer Namibia Flores has leaned in with a clenched jaw and raised guard to throw punches against all male training partners.Flores follows the same preparation as her male opponents. She lifts the same truck tires and waits for the same opportunity to catch a break and get the chance to fight for her country.
MUMBAI: The first female head at one of India's biggest banks says a ruling forcing firms to appoint women directors to boards has eased chronically lopsided gender ratios -- but warns too many firms are still failing to embrace diversity. State Bank of India chairwoman Arundhati Bhattacharya told AFP that the regulator's moves to get rid of the "old boys' network" and demand women were appointed to boards had led to posts being filled by family members. However, she said she was fine with that if they have the ability.
Amazon, a company once notorious for eschewing popular perks, from free snacks to paid paternity leave, announced this week a shift in policy for its employees, including those working in its fulfillment centers and customer service.
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says there’s going to be a national debate about whether assisted suicide should be legalized, whether the federal government wants one or not.
Wynne says the late Dr. Donald Low’s video pleading for Canada to do a better job in dealing with end of life issues has sparked debate on a topic on the minds of many.
The premier says she personally is conflicted on euthanasia and assisted suicide, and says she suspects most other Canadians are as well.
There is one foolproof way to avoid an increasingly terrifying group of perverted cyberspies who are hijacking (mostly) women's computer cameras: Buy a new computer that has a light that goes on whenever your webcam is in use, whether you know it or not.