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Oscar award winning actor and women’s right activist Patricia Arquette


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TTC Extra: Women's Rights or Anti-Trans Law?

The controversial Women's Bill of Rights

Women's News

Taliban Crackdown on Women Should Be Probed as Crime Against Humanity, Rights Groups Say

May 26, 2023  | Read More »

The Taliban should be investigated for crimes against humanity over their brutal crackdown on the rights and freedoms of women in Afghanistan, two leading human rights organizations have urged. Amnesty International and the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) said the group’s treatment of women and girls meets the criteria for gender persecution, which is defined as a crime against humanity by the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Why Are So Many Adult Women Being Diagnosed With ADHD?

May 26, 2023  | Read More »

Amy Quinn knew something was wrong. For most of her life, she was diagnosed with anxiety, but the medication treatment did not help her feel better. She was later given a depression diagnosis, but her symptoms did not get any better even when she was put on antidepressants. From a medical standpoint, all Quinn needed to do was continue treatment and she would eventually feel better. But in reality, Quinn was miserable and it affected her studies, her relationships, and her well-being.

Ugandan Women Politicians are Standing up to the Online Bullies -- and Want More Women To Do the Same

May 26, 2023  | Read More »

'People find us easy targets': Women politicians face a torrent of online abuse but say they won't stop their work

Half of Women Report Struggles, Uncertainty about Retirement

May 24, 2023  | Read More »

Two new surveys of adult American women suggest that many are struggling financially, making it exceedingly difficult to plan for a secure retirement. Commissioned by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER), the surveys reveal that just over half (51%) of American women ages 25 and older say they do not consider themselves financially secure, with more than three-quarters (77%) of low-income women saying the same.


Overwhelming Amount of Female Voices of AI Assistants

April 25, 2023

By Natalie Fuerst

With the rise of technology, people have become more reliant on the internet to answer their questions and provide countless other services. Further evolutions have resulted in 2001: A Space Odyssey becoming reality: faceless artificial intelligence assistants have become another tool in our repertoire. 


Some of the most notable examples would be Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana, and Amazon’s Alexa. One of the key differences between HAL 9000 and the three above examples is that Siri, Cortana, and Alexa all use a WOMAN’S voice. 

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Canadian Women’s Soccer Team Strike is Struck Down

February 17, 2023

By Natalie Fuerst 

It seems that inequality in women’s sports is not just limited to the United States. On February 10th, the National Women’s Soccer team threatened to strike after Canada Soccer, the national governing body of soccer, made cuts to their program. 

As a result of these cuts, according to players, the number of players and staff invited to training camps was reduced, youth teams’ activities were limited, and training camp days were decreased. All of this, combined with uncertainty regarding compensation, has players feeling incredibly disrespected. 

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