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App would help women in New York City find women cab drivers

App would help women in New York City find women cab drivers Dinorah De Cruz drives through Queens on her way to the SheRide livery office, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in New York. De Cruz is one of 100 women currently signed up to drive for SheRides, a car service by women drivers for women […]

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Nearly 1 In 5 Women Are Raped In Their Lifetimes, Says Report

Sexual violence happens far too often — and a recent report is proof that something needs to change. On Sept. 5, the CDC published a report on its National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey. Using data collected in 2011, the report examines intimate partner violence, sexual violence and stalking based on a telephone survey […]

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Cabs for women driven by women

Taxis come in yellow, green, black, and now… hot pink? They’re called SheTaxis and they are from a cab service for women by women. (The cabs aren’t actually pink, but drivers will carry pink pashminas.)The service is coming to New York next week. You could almost think of it as an all-female Uber. WNYW – […]

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SEE IT: New York City women wear lingerie in public to promote feminism

SEE IT: New York City women wear lingerie in public to promote feminism The 27-year-old East Village resident created the concept of {My Lingerie Play} and said she planned to have 10 demonstrations throughout the city featuring women — alone and in large groups — wearing the sexy clothing in unconventional locations. Read more on […]

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New service offers female drivers for women

Starting next week, women will be able to request a female driver through a new livery service. It’s called SheTaxis_SheRides. It starts Sept. 16. Drivers will reportedly wear hot pink pashmina scarves. WNYW – NYC News

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Best Tweets: What Women Said On Twitter This Week

This week started off with a rather underwhelming Emmys Awards show. “Orange Is The New Black” was royally snubbed and Sofia Vergara was spun around on stage as “something compelling to look at.” Kate Spencer weighed in on the sexist schtick, tweeting: “‘Work hard,’ I whisper to my daughters. ‘And one day you too could […]

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Sunwing plane forced back to Toronto after fight between drunken women: airline

A passenger plane to Cuba was re-directed back to Toronto — escorted by fighter jets — after two intoxicated women got into an onboard fight Wednesday, according to the airline. New York News – NY Daily News

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NSFW Photos, Video: Women Bare Breasts For NYC Go Topless Day 2014

  Yesterday was International Topless Day, and women in New York City gathered for a march in midtown Manhattan to celebrate their right to lose their shirts and ditch their bras. [ more › ] Gothamist

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Pregnant women should avoid all tuna: Consumer Reports

The Food and Drug Administration and Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed guidelines suggest that moms-to-be and women who are nursing eat between 8 and 12 ounces (about two to three servings) of low-mercury seafood a week. Food / Dining – NY Daily News

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Armed men hold women, kids hostage in Illinois home

Two armed men barricaded themselves inside an Illinois home Tuesday, taking two women and six children hostage. Four of the children have been freed. New York News – NY Daily News

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Women busted for beating Korean students at tutoring academy

Two Queens women accused of hitting four young South Korean students at a Little Neck tutoring academy were arrested and charged with assault on Wednesday, police said. Authorities say Min… | Metro | New York Post

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Two women dead in Garden State Parkway car wreck

A deadly car crash on the Garden State Parkway killed two women and injured six others Saturday afternoon. New York News – NY Daily News

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Taylor Schilling: <em>Orange Is The New Black</em> Gives Women In Prison A Voice

Taylor Schilling: Orange Is The New Black Gives Women In Prison A Voice

Taylor Schilling might just play a prisoner on TV, but the actress says her lead role on Orange Is The New Black has helped her understand the problems plaguing women in the country’s prison system. “There’s really no way to do this kind of work without it opening me up personally to these issues,” Schilling […]

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Single women are taking the plunge — buying their own New York City apartments

Single women are taking the plunge — buying their own New York City apartments All these single ladies liked it so much, they put a mortgage on it. Unmarried women in the U.S. aren't waiting to say “I do” before jumping into homeownership — doing so at twice the rate of single men. In New […]

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Best Tweets: What Women Said On Twitter This Week

In this week’s Twitter madness, it was revealed that one very hot man and one very hot lady have made a (most likely) very hot baby. That’s right ladies, Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling are beginning to breed talented actors likely to devastate the world with their smoldering good looks. Ellen DeGeneres summed up just […]

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