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Apple slips to 17th spot in '50 Most Innovative Companies' list: Report

Apple hiring more diverse workers but women

When it comes to gender equality, Apple has a long way to go. According to the company’s annual diversity report only about a third of its employees are women. The Cupertino-based iPhone maker’s annual “Inclusion & Diversity Report” said, as of July 2017, only 32 per cent of its workforce[Read More…]

Underweight women at greater risk of early menopause: Study

Underweight women at greater risk of early menopause: Study

Women who were underweight as teenagers or in their mid-30s are at greater risk of facing an early menopause compared to lean or normal weight women, researchers have warned. Early menopause, defined as naturally occurring menopause before age 45, is associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, and other[Read More…]

Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive at last!

Saudi Arabia will allow women to drive for the first time in a landmark decision. So far, Saudi Arabia was the only nation in the world to curb women from driving. The Muslim-dominated ultra-conservative kingdom had attracted global criticism for years for detaining women who defied the ban. Reportedly, an[Read More…]

About 14 shopkeepers arrested for selling ‘bras, panties’ in open

About 14 shopkeepers were arrested by the district administration of Buner in Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa for selling women’s undergarments in the open, The Express Tribune reported. “We received complaints from locals about open showcasing of women’s undergarments, including bras, panties and other materials,” Buner additional assistant commissioner, Zahid Usman Kakakhel said.[Read More…]

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