Daily Archives: April 19, 2014

The Welsh National Opera's new season explores opera's fascination with 'fallen women'. But it wasn't just the women who fell, writes artistic director David Pountney Nineteenth-century literature is full of "fallen women". You can hardly move for them: Mimi. Violetta. Manon. Emma Bovary. The three works in Welsh National Opera's spring season – Manon Lescaut, Boulevard Solitude and La traviata …

When armed men arrive in Mexico's remote villages, mothers hide their daughters – especially the pretty ones. Jennifer Clement hears the distressing stories of the girls and women stolen by drug cartels to be trafficked for sex Lupita is in her 30s and works as a laundry maid in several houses in Mexico City. She can still remember the first time she saw a girl taken from her home village. "She …

COLDWATER — At first glance, the home of Korean War veteran Charles Martin appears to be an abandoned house.

Volunteer Northwest Mississippi will honor recipients of the 2014 President's Volunteer Service Awards on April 8, 2014 at a dinner to be held at the Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi.

COLDWATER — At first glance, the home of Korean War veteran Charles Martin appears to be an abandoned house.

Volunteer Northwest Mississippi will honor recipients of the 2014 President's Volunteer Service Awards on April 8, 2014 at a dinner to be held at the Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi.

Danielle Haynes LONDON, April 18 (UPI) — Advocates against child sex say it's not appropriate for older women to be talking about 15-year-old Brooklyn Beckham's sex appeal.

A third of women in 28 countries in the EU report being the victim of abuse. This is an issue that affects us all What is it with the Conservatives and history? Maria Miller, the woman and equalities minister, and London's mayor, Boris Johnson , both chose to mark International Women's Day with events celebrating the contribution and role of women in the first world war. All very laudable, but …

In the name of protecting women from discrimination, the Paycheck Fairness Act (PFA) would allow employees to sue businesses that pay different workers different wages—even if those differences have nothing to do with the employees’ sex.

Using intimate photos or videos of significant others to humiliate them would be a crime under a bill being considered by lawmakers in Colorado, which is joining a growing number of states tackling the issue referred to as revenge porn.

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