Tag: Women

SPORTS

‘Complete Package’ Selected For ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup, Says Walsh

With the West Indies, Women’s 15-member squad selected for the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup in New Zealand, Head Coach Courtney Walsh believes they have the best combination possible to compete in the pinnacle women’s cricket event. “We wanted the complete package with regards to batting, bowling, and fielding. The 18 players that we have here is what we as […]

EDUCATION

Afghan Public Universities Reopen With Gender Segregated Classes

Universities have reopened six months after Taliban returned to power, but only a trickle of women have returned to classrooms. Afghanistan’s main universities have reopened six months after the Taliban returned to power, but only a trickle of women have returned to now-segregated classes. Most secondary schools for girls and all public universities were shuttered following the Taliban’s August 15 takeover, […]

SPORTS

West Indies Name Squad For ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup In New Zealand

ST JOHN’S, Antigua -Cricket West Indies (CWI) Women’s Selection Panel today named the 15-member West Indies Women’s squad to participate in the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup, to be played in New Zealand from March 4 to April 3. Stafanie Taylor, one of the leading all-rounders in the history of the game will lead the squad, with off-spinner Anisa Mohammed […]

Jamaica

Gov’t Committed To Providing Opportunities In STEM For Women And Girls

Photo credit: JIS Minister of Science, Energy, and Technology, Hon. Daryl Vaz, says Government will continue to provide the necessary support to help girls and young women harness their skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). “It is imperative that women and girls, for generations to come, know and take their place in science without any reservation. This Ministry […]

SPORTS

Windies Women Lose Against South Africa In ODI Series

West Indies Women lost their final ODI by six wickets to South Africa’s Women in Johannesburg on Sunday, and with it, the series 2-1. Scores: Windies 174 all out from 49.2 overs vs. SAW 175 for 4 from 39.5 overs. The Windies Women won the toss and elected to bat first but only managed a paltry score of 174, all […]

SPORTS

Courtney Walsh Named New Head Coach Of The Windies Women’s Team

Cricket West Indies (CWI) today named Courtney Walsh as the new Head Coach of the West Indies Women’s team. The West Indies cricket legend will lead the preparation and development of the Women’s Team at least up until the end of 2022, including competing in the next International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s Cricket World Cup (50 overs) and ICC Women’s […]

SPORTS

Windies Name Women Squad For England Tour

Cricket West Indies (CWI) selection panel has named an eighteen (18) member T20I squad for the Sandals West Indies Women’s Tour of England 2020. The West Indies Women will play five (5) T20 Internationals (T20I) against England Women from September 21-30, at the Incora County Ground, Derby. The touring party, who will all be tested for COVID-19 this week, is […]

NEWS

Saudi Arabia New Decree Grants Women Greater Freedom

A new royal decree by Saudi officials has granted women new freedom to travel without needing the permission of a male guardian. The new move has ended decades of the restrictive policy. According to press reports, the new rule will become effective at the end of August. Consequently, women over the age of 21at, the end of the month, would […]

Jamaica

Nearly 15 Percent Of Jamaican Women Experience Violence From A Male Partner

Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton revealed that nearly 15 percent of all women in Jamaica, aged 15 to 49, who have never married or partnered have experienced physical or sexual violence from a male partner in the previous 12 months. Dr. Tufton made his remark while addressing a public forum on gender-based violence at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel in […]

NEWS

Saudi Women Break Driving Glass Ceiling

Women in Saudi Arabia are crying free at last, free at last as the ban placed on them for driving was lifted over the weekend. Saudi Arabia, known as the only country in the world that effectively banned women from driving put that convention to rest as women could be seen celebrating their freedom behind the wheels as they hit […]