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Privacy Women in UAE private sector must get longer maternity leave: Sheikha Bodour

We cannot truly empower women if we fail to protect maternity." Under the UAE's Labour Law, women in private firms are entitled to 45 days of full pay for maternity leave and dedicated...

Privacy GeekWire Calendar Picks: Space startups, lunar rovers, geeky women, online privacy, and more

Apollo 16 astronaut John Young collects samples near the mission’s lunar rover in 1972. (NASA Photo) — Geeks (and some non-geeks as well) seem to have a never-ending fascination with space. That...

Privacy The Tenth Muse review: A story in which the women count

“A mathematical proof is absolute once it has been written and verified,” says Katherine, the narrator of Catherine Chung’s novel The Tenth Muse. “If the internal logic of a proof holds, it is ...

Privacy These congresswomen want a new federal agency to start protecting online privacy

Two California lawmakers announced a legislative proposal on Tuesday that would create a new federal agency to enforce privacy rights online. Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) and Rep. Zoe Lofgren...

Privacy Two Silicon Valley congresswomen propose a new federal agency to enforce online privacy rights

Democratic Reps. Anna Eshoo and Zoe Lofgren announced the Online Privacy Act as Congress has struggled to agree on specifics of online privacy laws. The bill creates a new Digital Privacy Agency...

Privacy Women Leaders in Tech Law: Rashmi Garde, Centrify

Garde this past year guided her company through an equity financing resulting in the sale of a majority interest to private equity firm Thoma Bravo, and the subsequent spinoff of a stand-alone ...

Privacy The Executive Women's Forum on Information Security Risk Management & Privacy (EWF) Announces Markel as a New Corporate Benefactor

About the Executive Women's Forum on Information Security, Risk Management & Privacy Founded in 2002, the Executive Women's Forum on Information ... and mentorship programs as well as...

Privacy How Antiabortion Laws Put Women Who Miscarry in Their Crosshairs

Laws banning abortion could effectively criminalize miscarriage, too, or at the very least, open the door for state surveillance of the private lives of all women and pregnant people. The ...

Privacy Lawyers fight for everyday women bringing #MeToo complaints

I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy ... she's handling sexual harassment complaints that several dozen ...

Privacy Law, be a lady: "Stumptown" leads the new squad of TV women fighting for justice

Like all other hero private detectives, Dex employs her vigilante services ... will give her show enough time to smooth out the more forced elements. “Bluff City Law,” premieres Monday at 10 p.m.,...

Privacy Data dive: A look at women-owned businesses both locally and nationally

According to the “2018 State of Women-Owned Business” report by American Express Open, women-owned business employ 9.2 million people, which is 8 percent of the private workforce. On average, ...

Privacy Saskatchewan, Manitoba review birth alerts practice which disproportionately affects Indigenous women

raising concerns about privacy issues. When newborns are taken into care, it can be days or even hours after birth. On Monday, British Columbia announced it will stop the practice. The reviews in ...

Privacy Women may find it tougher to get an abortion if the religious discrimination bill becomes law

broken the existing law by not referring women to another provider ... pharmacists, institutions like private hospitals and political groups all used or misused conscientious objection.

Privacy Here are 8 recent laws helping women in the workplace

All told the new laws will create an additional $5 billion in annual wages ... As of last year, employees who work at least 20 hours a week at private employers will get 50% of their salaries,...

Privacy Empowering women in the UAE: The power of the private sector

The government has also introduced laws to encourage women to join the workforce including ... but still low compared to the UAE male average of 92 percent. In this context, the private sector,...

Privacy NY Women Flock to CT for Flawless Facelifts & Privacy

Dr. Stanislaw notes a large percentage of his out-of-area patients learn about his practice from the internet and his website. Patients from all walks of life report they chose Dr. Stanislaw based ...

Privacy Review: Is there 'Sex in the City' for women in their 50s?

I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy. You must be logged in to react. Click any reaction to login. ...

Privacy Law requiring women on corporate boards sets 'gender-based quota,' group argues

But Judicial Watch argued that the law falls short. “Requiring companies to make gender the primary qualification for board membership will inevitably lead to less qualified private sector boards,”...

Privacy ‘Maternity jail’: Women in Argentina and the US find ways around restrictive abortion laws

Argentina has strict laws against abortion. But a movement to decriminalize ... That’s what brings her to Casa Fusa, a small, private clinic tucked away on a busy street near downtown on a sunny...

Privacy Inspirational Women in Law: Elizabeth Joyce

their members work in private practice, and in-house within corporate, public sector and not-for-profit organisations. We will hear from women who are members of the Division, how it has helped...