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Ellen Pao, center, walks to Civic Center Courthouse in San Francisco, Friday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Ellen Pao, center, walks to Civic Center Courthouse in San Francisco, Friday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
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Sex bias case will embolden women despite verdict, experts say

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A long legal battle over accusations that a prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm demeaned women and held them to a different standard than their male colleagues became a flashpoint in the ongoing discussion about gender inequity at elite technology and venture capital firms.

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Indian women who underwent sterilization surgeries receive treatment at the CIMS hospital in Bilaspur, in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, Tuesday.  (AP Photo)
Indian women who underwent sterilization surgeries receive treatment at the CIMS hospital in Bilaspur, in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, Tuesday. (AP Photo)
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Sterilization drive leaves 8 Indian women dead

NEW DELHI (AP) -- Eight Indian women have died and 20 others were in critical condition Tuesday after undergoing sterilization surgeries in a free government-run program to help slow the country's population growth.

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Banks aim new marketing efforts at women

They may be the financial decision makers in the family, but women have very little knowledge on financial products and services, according to a new study by The Provident Bank.

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A Turkish woman laughs during a yoga session in a public garden in Ankara, Turkey, Saturday Aug. 2, 2014, in protest against Turkey's deputy prime minister Bulent Arinc.  (AP Photo)
A Turkish woman laughs during a yoga session in a public garden in Ankara, Turkey, Saturday Aug. 2, 2014, in protest against Turkey's deputy prime minister Bulent Arinc. (AP Photo)
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Turkish women seek last laugh on official who says they shouldn’t

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Women's rights activists and female legislators have filed a legal complaint against Turkey's deputy prime minister who said last week that women should not laugh aloud in public.

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First lady Michelle Obama speaks to selected participants of the Presidential Summit for the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders in Washington, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, during a roundtable discussion.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
First lady Michelle Obama speaks to selected participants of the Presidential Summit for the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders in Washington, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, during a roundtable discussion. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
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First lady asks African leaders to change gender attitudes

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Michelle Obama is calling on young African leaders to change longtime "attitudes and beliefs" that harm girls and women.

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Cameras in U of Delaware bathroom spied on women

NEWARK, Del. (AP) -- State officials say hundreds of women may have been secretly videotaped from cameras found hidden in bathrooms at the University of Delaware.

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Attorney Jonathan Schochor, above, says Johns Hopkins Hospital has agreed to a $190 million settlement with more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who secretly videotaped women's bodies in the examining room. (AP Photo/Juliet Linderman)
Attorney Jonathan Schochor, above, says Johns Hopkins Hospital has agreed to a $190 million settlement with more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who secretly videotaped women's bodies in the examining room. (AP Photo/Juliet Linderman)
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$190M settlement in secret videotaping of women

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Johns Hopkins Hospital has agreed to a $190 million settlement with more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who secretly photographed and videotaped women's bodies in the examining room with a pen-like camera he wore around his neck, lawyers said Monday.

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Kate Kelly, center, leads a Mormon's women group pushing the church to allow women in the priesthood march to Temple Square during the two-day Mormon church conference, in Salt Lake City April 5.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
Kate Kelly, center, leads a Mormon's women group pushing the church to allow women in the priesthood march to Temple Square during the two-day Mormon church conference, in Salt Lake City April 5. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
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Mormon woman awaits decision on excommunication

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The founder of a prominent Mormon women's group could find out Monday if she will be excommunicated from her church.

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Fewer Women in NJ Local Offices [AUDIO]

This may not come as a surprise, but fewer women are being elected to local office in New Jersey.

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Minimal Gains for Women in NJ Elections [AUDIO]

The case for more women in elected office made little headway during Tuesday's elections.

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