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Share Book Recommendations With Your Friends, Join Book Clubs, Answer Trivia. Forensic teams identify 78 DNA strands from remains at Germanwings crash site. Forensic teams have identified 78 distinct DNA strands from body parts spread across the remote mountainside in the French Alps where Germanwings flight 4U9525 crashed, killing all 150 people on board.

Forensic teams identify 78 DNA strands from remains at Germanwings crash site

Rescuers are still, however, to locate the plane’s second black box — its flight data recorder — six days after the Barcelona to Düsseldorf flight crashed into a rocky ravine at 435 miles (700km) per hour. Between 400 and 600 body parts have been located and are currently being examined. 'Pretty Woman' Is Going to Be a Musical - Pretty Woman Musical. Free Storage and Email from Google. Looking ahead to empower women and girls through sport. Today, Chair of the IOC Women and Sport Commission Lydia Nsekera will speak at the United Nations (UN) 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, in New York.

Looking ahead to empower women and girls through sport

Convening since 9 March, and in light of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be agreed on this year, the Commission is reviewing the progress made since the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action. Adopted at the UN’s Fourth World Conference on Women (Beijing+20) in 1995, this “blueprint” became a crucial milestone to advance women’s rights and to advocate sport.

It recognised sport and physical education as a tool to promote women’s health, to fight discrimination and to empower women and girls. The Olympic Movement, which reaches millions of people of all ages across the five continents, has contributed significantly to this field. The importance of partnership Striving for equal access and opportunity. Women and Sport Leaping forward. Golf was one of the five sports that women participated in at the 1900 Games The inclusion of women’s boxing on the programme for London meant that, for the first time in the history of the modern Olympic Games, women were able to compete in every sport on the Olympic programme.

Women and Sport Leaping forward

PICS: The Ad Campaign That Wants Everyone To Stop Judging Women On Their Clothes Choice. In an ideal world, people would keep their judgemental opinions to themselves.

PICS: The Ad Campaign That Wants Everyone To Stop Judging Women On Their Clothes Choice

From labelling a woman slutty for her “too-short” skirt, or deciding on the appropriate neck-line for what another woman should wear - it’s not surprising that there’s a problem with clothes shaming. And when this prejudice then affects the treatment of women when being treated for sexual assault or harassment… well it can be pretty infuriating. One Swiss oragnisation has decided to fight back against the gender inequality, starting a new ad campaign “Don’t Measure A Woman’s Worth By Her Clothes”. Titled. 16 March 2015 – The greater participation of women and girls in sports can help lift their involvement in society, fight gender stereotypes and accelerate progress towards gender parity, the head of the United Nations entity for gender equality and women’s empowerment declared today.

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“Gender equality and women’s empowerment has been a marathon,” UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka told a gathering at UN Headquarters. Ashley Judd isn't alone: most women who talk about sport on Twitter face abuse. I write professionally about American football, and I tweet a lot on a variety of football-related topics.

Ashley Judd isn't alone: most women who talk about sport on Twitter face abuse

So I get that many male National Football League fans who don’t know that I’ve been covering the league for almost a decade might assume that I have no clue what a Cover 3 defensive scheme is. I don’t get being told “my face looks like a football” after tweeting a joke about the Jacksonville Jaguars possibly moving to London, getting called a “cunt” in response to football analysis or receiving the most untempting sexual invitations imaginable. Being told to “go put on an apron” when opining on a bad pass interference call is actually kind of comical; being told to suck someone’s dick is flat out abuse. Life in Extremes - 15 Extreme Sports to try in 2015. How many of you have made a New Year’s resolution to push yourself to try something new?

Life in Extremes - 15 Extreme Sports to try in 2015

How about taking up an extreme sport? We’ve put together a list of the top 15 extreme sports to try in 2015. Fitness trends 2015: Cardio tennis, foam rollers and shaking it like Beyoncé - Features - Health & Families. But just because no machines, dumbbells or weights are required does not mean it's easy.

Fitness trends 2015: Cardio tennis, foam rollers and shaking it like Beyoncé - Features - Health & Families

These movements are some of the most efficient ways to get in shape and strengthen muscles – so they are certainly intense. "What's changed in the industry, in my opinion, is the rise of social media," says Mckenzi Sager, a London-based personal trainer. "Instagram, Twitter and Facebook are so prevalent that it's changed the average person's opinion of what a good body looks like. The Year Ahead in Extreme Sports. Photo ­This is the year of the niche athlete, the retroactive sport, the shirtless uniform.

The Year Ahead in Extreme Sports

Top 10 Most Dangerous Sports in the World. Fitness trends 2015: Cardio tennis, foam rollers and shaking it like Beyoncé - Features - Health & Families - The Independent. News Releases. For Immediate Release: October 24, 2014 INDIANAPOLIS – Push-ups, planks, lunges and squats.

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If you’ve recently incorporated more body weight exercises into your workout routine, you’re part of a growing trend. The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has announced its annual fitness trend forecast based on survey responses from thousands of fitness professionals. The results were released in the article “Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2015: What’s Driving the Market” published today in the November/December issue of ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal®. WORLDWIDE SURVEY OF FITNESS TRENDS FOR 2015: What’s Driving... : ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal. The annual survey is now in its ninth consecutive year, and this year with some not so very surprising results.

High-intensity interval training took over the no. 1 spot in 2014 previously held by educated, certified, and experienced fitness professionals, which was in that position since 2008 and now appears at no. 3. But body weight training took over the no. 1 spot for 2015. 10 Outdoor Travel Adventures. Sleep Remedies - Natural Sleep Aids. Think the solution to your fatigue is an earlier bedtime? Getting enough sleep is important, but it's also the quality that counts—and there's more to it than just a comfy bed. Also complicating things: As you get older, your sleep patterns change, making it harder to fall (and stay) asleep. 7 Sports In Which Women Have Beaten Men. 9 Female Athletes Who Competed Against Men.

By: Esteban On Friday, October 28, 2011 In 2011, female athletes are extremely popular and, more importantly, well respected. But this wasn’t always the case. For the last century or so, female athletes have had to put in a lot of hard work and perseverance to get the respect they deserve. And in some cases, this meant women actually competing against men in the very sports that they supposedly dominated. Today, Total Pro Sports brings you a list of 9 kick-ass female athletes who dared to take on the impossible by competing against men. 9. In auto racing, women don’t suffer from a particularly large physical disadvantage.