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Poles march against abortion ban after pregnant woman’s death

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“Her heart was beating too,” thousands of protesters across Poland chanted on Saturday during demonstrations sparked by the death of a pregnant 30-year-old woman in hospital. Her family say that the hospital staff ref...

Polish activists protest after woman’s death in wake of strict abortion law

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A Polish hospital has said that doctors and midwives did everything they could to save the lives of a pregnant woman and her foetus in a case that has put the spotlight on the country’s new stricter abortion law. The ...

‘I will have a better life’: Dalit woman’s struggle to tell her story on film

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Belmaya Nepali’s life changed for ever when, at 14, she was given a camera. The British film-maker Sue Carpenter had come to her orphanage in Pokhara, a tourist city in west Nepal, looking for girls to take part in a ...

Meteorite crashes through roof of Canada woman’s home and on to bed

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A woman in Canada awoke in shock earlier this week when a rock crashed through the ceiling of her home and landed on her bed, narrowly missing her but spraying grit and other debris on her face, as her dog barked fran...

Body modifier admits removing part of woman’s genitals, but unclear if against the law

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A NSW body modifier has admitted removing parts of a woman’s genitals, but whether this is against the law is an issue for his trial, a court has been told. Brendan Leigh Russell has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter...

‘The most segregated hour’: one woman’s quest to promote dialogue between Black and white Christians

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Latasha Morrison was attending a predominantly white evangelical church in Atlanta in 2012 when protests erupted over the murder of Trayvon Martin. The Black teen’s killing by a neighbourhood watch volunteer rattled A...

Honduran state responsible for trans woman’s murder – court

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In a landmark ruling for transgender rights, the Honduras government has been found responsible for the 2009 murder of the trans woman and activist Vicky Hernández. The ruling, at the inter-American court of human rig...

Linda Reynolds apologises after NDIS sends woman’s private details to abusive ex-­partner

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The national disability insurance scheme minister, Linda Reynolds, has apologised after the agency that runs the scheme accidentally gave a woman’s private details to her abusive ex-­partner. The privacy breach occurr...

Search for boy in Thames two miles from where woman’s body was recovered

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Emergency services were searching the Thames on Monday for a teenage boy who was seen getting into difficulty in the water, hours after the body of a woman was recovered from the river two miles away. Thames Valley po...

Trading up: one woman’s quest to swap a hairpin for a house

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While many of us were still finding novelty in group Zoom calls last May, Demi Skipper decided she was going to get a house. But not using money. Instead, she was going to trade items. Now the owner of one of only a f...

‘They’re chilling’: endangered condors take up residence outside California woman’s home

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Giant California condors are rare – but not at Cinda Mickols’ home. More than 15 condors, an endangered bird whose population hovers at around 160 in the state and under 500 in the US, have recently taken a liking to ...

Unreturned Sabrina the Teenage Witch VHS leads to US woman’s arrest warrant

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It was an honest mistake from a bygone era, but neglecting to return a Sabrina the Teenage Witch VHS tape rented 22 years ago earned an Oklahoma woman a criminal record for felony embezzlement. Caron McBride, 52, disc...

If Boris Johnson has his way, a woman’s work will truly never be done

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Did we miss it? No, of the “clear plan” an incoming Boris Johnson promised within 12 months, thus differentiating his resolve from the way social care funding had been “shirked by governments for about 30 years”, ther...

TGA admits minors mistakenly given AstraZeneca vaccine and says woman’s death an ‘atypical case’

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More than a dozen teenagers as young as 14 have been given the AstraZeneca jab despite there being no vaccine approved for use in minors in Australia, as the Therapeutic Goods Administration confirmed the same jab was...

‘It hides this dark interior’: Promising Young Woman’s weaponisation of feminine style

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At one point in Emerald Fennell’s debut film, Promising Young Woman, Cassie Thomas (Carey Mulligan) goes to lunch with a former college classmate, Madison McPhee (Alison Brie). Madison, who is a stay-at-home mother, g...

Animal attraction: Bear, the controversial story of one woman’s sexual awakening

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What do you think of when you think of a bear? A large, lumbering creature, unpredictably violent? Perhaps you think of Grizzly Man, Werner Herzog’s jaw-dropping film about a man killed by one of the creatures he so a...