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Without Planned Parenthood, Almost Half the Providers in Texas …

Women’s health advocates say the high percentage of providers seeing few, if any, clients is “alarming.” Planned Parenthood supporters rally outside the Texas Capitol in 2017. Sophie Novack For years, the Texas health agency has claimed that its Healthy Texas Women program is thriving. After Planned Parenthood was booted out …

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Black woman who had trailblazing Navy career dies at 83

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Raye Montague, a trailblazing black woman from Arkansas who revolutionized the way the U.S. Navy designed ships, has died. She was 83. Montague, who had a 33-year career in the Navy, developed a computer program that created rough drafts of ship specifications. She told the …

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VA Butler To Host Women’s Health Event

Local women veterans are invited to attend a special event this week put on by VA Butler Healthcare. The first National Women’s Health and Fitness Day event will be held on Wednesday from noon to 3 p.m. at the Abie Abraham VA Health Care Center Wellness Center in Center Township. …

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USAID Spends $89.7 Million Finding Jobs for 55 Afghan Women

BY: Elizabeth Harrington Follow @LizWFB September 13, 2018 11:50 am A federal government program to promote gender equality in Afghanistan and help women find employment is costing taxpayers over $200 million but has only found jobs for 55 women. The United States Agency for International Development program promised to “empower …

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Job skills program is for young women

A job skills program for women ages 13 to 19 through a University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh research study beginning September 15 is registering. Participants will get a certificate of completion, new skills and opportunities to make a difference in their communities and practice in resume building and interview preparation and …

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Women Graduate from Job Training Program

Several women recently made significant strides along their path out of poverty by graduating from Project Self-Sufficiency’s Summer Office Skills program.  The program combines intensive computer skills training with classroom instruction and off-site internships to prepare women who have been out of the work force or underemployed to seek entry-level …

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Symposium to address military women’s health

What does a veteran look like? The only way to know for sure if someone is a veteran is to ask — but people do not often ask women. This can have significant implications when it comes to health care. “Once upon a time it was a given that all …

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Local Boating Programs, Classes Help Women Steer The Ship

As evidenced by the colorful variety of watercraft dotting local lakes and rivers this summer, Michigan remains a top destination for recreational boating. The state generates an estimated $868 million in annual sales of new boats, engines, and marine accessories – putting Michigan behind only Florida and Texas nationally, according …

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