Mobs attack women near Hindu temple

Mobs attack women near Hindu temple

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Many of the protesters against women entering the temple are women themselves Crowds of angry Hindu devotees have prevented women from entering one of Hinduism’s holiest temples despite a historic Supreme Court ruling. Crowds of agitated protesters in Kerala attacked female devotees, many of whom turned back as a…

Women get half of Ethiopia minister jobs

Women get half of Ethiopia minister jobs

Image copyright AFP Image caption Aisha Mohammed was construction minister before becoming Ethiopia’s first defence minister Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed women to half of his government’s ministerial posts, including the job of defence minister. Explaining his decision in a speech to Parliament, Mr Abiy said women were „less corrupt than men” and…

The 38 coolest women in UK tech

The 38 coolest women in UK tech

Poppy Gustafsson and Nicole Eagan’s cybersecurity startup joined the unicorn club earlier this year after hitting a valuation of nearly $1.3 billion. Following a new $50 million raise last week, it is now worth $1.65 billion. Backed by Autonomy billionaire Mike Lynch, Darktrace uses artificial intelligence to fight cybercrime against corporations. Darktrace calls it an…

All Scotland Women players to be full-time up to World Cup with Government funding

All Scotland Women players to be full-time up to World Cup with Government funding

Scotland beat Albania 2-1 earlier this month to top their qualifying groupAll of the Scotland women’s squad will be able to train full-time for next year’s World Cup after a funding boost from the Scottish Government. Home-based players who are not professional currently combine working with playing for leading sides such as Glasgow City and…

Scotland Women qualify for World Cup

Scotland Women qualify for World Cup

Scotland Women have qualified for the World Cup finals in France after a 2-1 win over Albania. The Scots’ dramatic victory meant they leapfrogged Group 2 leaders Switzerland who were held to a goalless draw in Poland. More to follow. Line-ups Albania Women 1Rexhepi 16Gjini 8Elezaj 4Rrahmani 5Bajraktari 18Franja 7HamidiSubstituted forMaliqiat 73’minutes 9Morina 10KrasniqiSubstituted forHaziriat…

Albania Women v Scotland Women – Can the Scots qualify for World Cup?

Albania Women v Scotland Women – Can the Scots qualify for World Cup?

Watch Albania Women 1-2 Scotland Women – Dramatic win clinches World Cup spot for Scots – Live – BBC Sport ]]> Summary FT: Albania (Doci 45) 1-2 Scotland (Little 9, Ross 67) FT: Poland 0-0 Switzerland Scotland better Switzerland’s result against Poland to qualify Get involved #BBCSportScot Live Reporting Match Stats Line-ups Scores Tables

Kazakhstan Women v England Women: Phil Neville calls up Reading forward Lauren Bruton

Kazakhstan Women v England Women: Phil Neville calls up Reading forward Lauren Bruton

England scored three second-half goals to defeat Wales on Friday and top Group 1BBC coverage How to follow: Watch live on BBC Red Button; text commentary on the BBC Sport website Seven players will make their full international debuts for England in their Women’s World Cup qualifier in Kazakhstan on Tuesday. England secured qualification to…

Watch: Scotland Women v Switzerland Women

Watch: Scotland Women v Switzerland Women

Watch: Scotland Women lead Switzerland after early goal flurry – Live – BBC Sport ]]> Summary Scotland (Cuthbert, Little) 2-1 Switzerland (Dickenmann) Scotland need to beat the group leaders by two goals If they do, a win over Albania on Tuesday will secure a World Cup place Get involved #bbcsportscot Live Reporting Match Stats Line-ups…