Hunting the men who kill women: Mexico’s femicide detective | Mexico

On the night of 30 October 2019, as many Mexicans were preparing to celebrate the Day of the Dead, the family of Jessica Jaramillo stood in the pouring rain watching two dozen police search a house on the outskirts of Toluca, the capital of Mexico State. At about 9pm, the authorities carried out a dead dog, followed by two live ones and a cat. Then they pulled out a woman’s body.

Jessi, a 23-year-old psychology student at a local university, had gone missing a week earlier. On 24 October, she hadn’t appeared at the spot where her parents usually

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‘I will continue happily shopping there forever’: Costco customers react to retailer’s new $16 minimum wage

As if mega-toilet-paper rolls and rotisserie chickens weren’t enough to get members through the door, Costco
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announced Thursday it would raise employees’ base pay from $15 to $16 an hour — prompting shoppers’ calls to support the warehouse retailer.

Some 180,000 U.S.-based Costco employees will begin earning a minimum of $16 an hour starting next week, Costco CEO Craig Jelinek announced Thursday at a Senate hearing on minimum wage. 

“This isn’t altruism,” he said. “At Costco, we know that paying employees good wages and providing affordable benefits makes sense for our business and constitutes a significant competitive advantage

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The most iconic Paris Fashion Week moments of all time

Written by Leah Dolan, CNN

Star-studded front rows, outlandish set designs and the world’s culture capital waiting just beyond the runway — Paris Fashion Week has always been a theatrical celebration of fashion’s very best. The city’s reputation for craft and haute couture means that at every show artistry is expected and flamboyance is a custom.

But let’s face it: the pandemic has not been kind to any cultural event and fashion weeks have not been immune. As another mostly digital Paris Fashion Week prepares to open next week, we look back at some of the most memorable moments from

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Top International Fashion News of the Week | 28.02.21

 

 

 

Vogue names a new Global Creative Director, and Kim Jones showcases his first RTW collection for Fendi. Find all these stories and more in the top international fashion news of the week.

 

Kim Jones Debuts First RTW Collection for Fendi

Kim Jones has released his first women’s collection for Fendi. The RTW show featured a dedication to the Italian fashion house and its 95-year history, showcasing some of its archives’ most iconic pieces. The show featured neutral tones with green, gray, and tan splashes and includes tassels of fur, large gold chains, and chunky knits.

 

The Italian fashion house is

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To expand women’s prisons is idiotic and inhumane. We should phase them out | Prisons and probation

Does aspiring to equality mean treating people equally or differently? This is a question that has long divided right and left.

The right would wish away structural discrimination: treat everyone the same when it comes to the workplace or the education system and the people who deserve to flourish will; no matter that the biggest impediment to women’s careers is going part-time after having a baby, or that young black men in London have grown up in a society where they are 19 times more likely to be stopped and searched by police. The left recognises that equal treatment might

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Pandemic window-shopping: Abandoning e-commerce shopping carts

A woman is seen shopping on ASOS the online fashion store on a laptop.

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In normal times, Amanda Ryczek window-shopped — wandering around with no intention to buy, but taking time to see new merchandise or thinking of what could be worn and where.

As the Covid-19 pandemic shut down brick-and-mortar stores, the 27-year-old moved her habits online.

“I’m definitely not going into stores in the present moment, and so, as far as going online, you go to the store’s website and in some weird way it’s almost like going

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