The Peequal: will the new women’s urinal spell the end of queues for the ladies’? | Women

Name: The Peequal.

Age: Brand new.

Appearance: Enigmatic, possibly Lottery-funded playground apparatus.

Is that what it is? Actually, it’s a toilet.

Huh. Does the world really need more toilets? Yes, it does – specifically, more women’s toilets. Research shows that in the UK women spend 34 times longer queueing for public loos than men do.

Isn’t that just because they get chatting in there? No, it isn’t. Have you ever seen the inside of a women’s loo?

Only in films. Everyone is always crying. The reason the queues are longer is because there are, on average, 10 male urinals for

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Gal Gadot Tells Women’s Stories in New Docuseries

Gal Gadot is using her Hollywood power to examine the lives of special women from around the world.

The “Wonder Woman” actor is host and executive producer of a new documentary television show. It follows six women who improved their communities while dealing with poverty, violence, discrimination and natural disasters.

The 35-year-old Gadot said National Geographic Presents IMPACT with Gal Gadot grew from her need to “do something good with my fame and my social media.”

She and her husband Yaron Varsano are both executive producers of the show. They got the idea after watching a short documentary from a

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At Women’s Lunch Place, Collaged Mother’s Day Cards Offer Hope, And Support

Mother’s Day is usually a time of convening with family to celebrate the mothers and special women in our lives. Though COVID-19 has undoubtedly changed how most people will celebrate the holiday this year, the underlying message is the same — to honor and uplift the women who nurture us.

But for many women who rely on the services at Women’s Lunch Place, Mother’s Day and life in general looks different. “We have women who visit us who are in pretty dire straits,” says chief development officer Paula White. “Many are facing homelessness, escaping an abusive situation or struggling with

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She was fed up with how women’s basketball shoes were made. So she started her own company.

Then she learned that a woman’s foot is anatomically different than a man’s.

It’s narrower in the heel, it’s more curved on the inside, it’s shorter on the outside and it has a higher arch.

The realization that she and every other women’s basketball player had been playing in sneakers with an interior molded to fit the contours of a different gender’s feet gave White even more conviction that Moolah Kicks might appeal to an untapped market.

“I didn’t re-invent anything, I’m not a genius who created the women’s foot form — I studied finance at BC and I’m just

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Women’s Groups Back Wiley, and McGuire Shows His Wealth

Raymond J. McGuire, a trailblazing Black businessman who is trying to parlay his decades of success on Wall Street into a successful run for mayor of New York City, has tried to discourage comparisons to Michael R. Bloomberg, the billionaire ex-mayor who won office in 2001 as a Republican.

His efforts to do so will not be helped by the latest financial disclosure statements, which cement the notion that he will be the wealthiest mayor, if elected, since Mr. Bloomberg.

He will also have one more competitor in the June 22 Democratic primary than originally thought. Here’s what you need

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The clitoris, pain and pap smears: how Our Bodies, Ourselves redefined women’s health | Women

In 1969, Wendy Sanford was still in the early days of her marriage, living in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with her husband and their newborn son. A couple of years earlier, she had graduated with high honours from the prestigious Radcliffe College, and yet the path before her was clear: domesticity, home decor, dinner parties. She struggled with this new life. “My husband was so disappointed that I wasn’t happy,” Sanford remembers. “I cried a lot. I was in the middle of postpartum depression, and had no words for it at all.”

Sanford spoke to her doctor, who suggested she find

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