Female and Childfree, In Pictures

Zoë Noble was 32 when her doctor told her “the clock is ticking.”

The hysterectomy Ms. Noble needed to remove a fibroid was not up for discussion so far as her doctor was concerned, despite the fact that she didn’t want children. It took years of pain and an emergency room visit before she was finally granted the surgery at 37.

The practice of a physician denying a patient surgery on the assumption that a woman will change her mind about wanting children is common.

Credit…Topper Komm

“It’s as though a woman’s purpose in life is

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Lawsuit filed says public defender told female employee her style of dress was causing inmates to masturbate

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — A head public defender in Louisiana is facing a gender discrimination lawsuit filed by a former employee.

The woman said her boss, a public defender for the 15th Judicial District Indigent Defender’s Office, fired her from the public defender’s office after she reported his inappropriate comments to human resources.

Jami Pellerin said her boss, G. Paul Marx, repeatedly made sexual and sexist comments to her while she was an assistant public defender.

She says Marx repeatedly asked her about her sex life and even told her her clothes were creating a problem at the parish jail,

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Women’s rights groups back transgender athletes competing in female sporting events

On the first day of his administration, President Biden issued an executive order saying student-athletes should compete under the sex they identify as.

His action spurred a tug of war, pitting those who oppose allowing transgender women to compete in women’s sports against those who support it. 

Some of the nation’s largest and oldest women’s rights groups were quick to establish which side of the line they fall on, declaring that transwomen rights are women’s rights and drawing questions about whether they are backing what some say is an uneven playing field.

“As courts and scientists overwhelmingly have stated, transgender

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Will female entrepreneurship fill the gap in women’s health funding?

Imagine a handheld ultrasound device with the potential to save lives by enabling early breast cancer detection at home. It would revolutionize women’s health.Nearly three years have passed since a crowd of 5,000 attended the WeWork Creator Awards in the Jerusalem Payis Arena. The excitement that June night was not because of the extensive smorgasbord of food with free wine and beer and entertainment alone. When Yehudit Abrams, the creator of MonitHer, won the first-place cash award in the regional competition and the chance to present her innovation in New York, the place went wild as pounds of confetti fell
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Fashion Nova Cares With Megan Thee Stallion Celebrate International Women’s Day With “Women On Top,” A New Female Empowerment Initiative That Will Give $1 Million Dollars In Donations, Grants And Scholarships.

“At Fashion Nova, women empowerment and ongoing advocacy for diversity and inclusion have always been part of our guiding principles,” said Richard Saghian, Founder and CEO of Fashion Nova. “We believe the world will be a better place when all women are provided the opportunity to maximize their potential. This program was created to give women greater advantage as they pursue their passions.”

“I’m excited to collaborate with Fashion Nova Cares on the Women on Top initiative and be part of giving one million dollars to support women led businesses and organizations,” said Megan Thee Stallion.  “These donations

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Female Fashion Designers to Support on International Women’s Day

For American fashion designers, the past year has been a challenging one. To complete a collection during these uncertain circumstances is a commendable feat—especially at a time when we are all redefining what it means to get dressed each day. Now more than ever, women are placing increased value on wearability, practicality, comfort, creativity, and ethics in their fashion. And who best to respond to the changing tides than women themselves?

During our most recent virtual Fashion Week, I felt particular pride in the American female designers and the beautiful new collections they presented for fall 2021. I commend all

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