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UN: Women Must Have Decision-Making Power for Their Bodies

Voa News 14 Apr 2021
The U.N ... No country has achieved total gender equality, but among those with the best track record are Sweden, Uruguay, Cambodia, Finland and Netherlands. “A diversity that shows you that this aspirational value doesn’t really depend on culture or location,” Kanem said, noting that the same is true at the bottom of the scale ... .
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Vincit Announces Acquisition of Arizona Digital Development Firm VURIA�

MENA FN 13 Apr 2021
Vincit currently employs more than 500 professionals across its locations in California, Finland and Switzerland, and is nationally acclaimed for its progressive work culture and fostering a flat workplace hierarchy ... with offices in the United States, Finland and Switzerland.
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Loomis Chaffee’s giant recruit, 6-7 Olaus Alinen, has college coaches clamoring for his services and ...

Hartford Courant 09 Apr 2021
Alinen, a 16-year-old from Finland, is a 6-foot-7, 315-pound offensive lineman ... Even though his father Klaus played in NFL Europe and was an Atlanta Falcons practice squad player, Alinen never loved football growing up in Pori — the 10th largest city in Finland ... He likes New England, and said the culture and weather are similar to Finland.
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I'm a CEO who allowed my remote employees to set their own working hours. We're ...

Business Insider 09 Apr 2021
There's a myth perpetuated by traditional office culture that our most productive hours happen between 9 a.m ... If you're skeptical that a flexible schedule can improve happiness levels, look no further than Finland, the happiest country in the world. Finnish workplace culture is a far cry from the American standard.
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Tommy McCarthy: The black Irishman from West Belfast who wants a world title

The Irish Times 06 Apr 2021
Tommy McCarthy has never struggled with his own personal sense of identity. He’s black. He’s Irish. He’s from West Belfast ...That’s what I am,” he tells the Irish Times ... Ken Doherty hoping to scratch his seven-year Crucible itch Baseball bat used by Lou Gehrig fetches $715,120 at auction A taste of Finland’s unique fishing culture Worst label ... .
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A taste of Finland’s unique fishing culture

The Irish Times 05 Apr 2021
In the land of a thousand lakes, I travelled to the northwest of Helsinki in 2010 with two angling colleagues for a taste of Finland’s unique fishing culture ... Happonen is regarded as the foremost angling guide in all Finland ... Zander are unique to Finland, and resemble sea pollock in colour, lateral line and double dorsal fin.
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Tommy McCarthy fully intent on defying peoples’s expectations

The Irish Times 05 Apr 2021
Tommy McCarthy has never struggled with his own personal sense of identity. He’s black. He’s Irish. He’s from West Belfast ...That’s what I am,” he tells the Irish Times ... A taste of Finland’s unique fishing culture Rhasidat Adeleke smashes Irish junior 200m record again Carl Frampton can be proud as he gets out at the right time Worst label ... .
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Remembering our ‘silenced’ minorities

Manila Bulletin 02 Apr 2021
But Walden Bello (2020) notes that although rights of IPs have been constitutionalized, National Commission on IPS established, and RA 8371 or the IP’s Rights Act which supports cultural integrity, rights to land, and right to self-directed development of their land passed, there is something amiss in the implementation.
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Down with Nagorno-Karabakh – long live Karabakh

EurasiaNet 02 Apr 2021
... to return to Azerbaijan the territories taken during the first war, the Armenians of the region would enjoy “the highest possible autonomy” within Azerbaijan, offering examples like the culturally German Tyrol district of Italy and the culturally Swedish Aland Islands in Finland.
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Down with Nagorno-Karabakh long live Karabakh

Beijing News 02 Apr 2021
... to return to Azerbaijan the territories taken during the first war, the Armenians of the region would enjoy "the highest possible autonomy" within Azerbaijan, offering examples like the culturally German Tyrol district of Italy and the culturally Swedish Aland Islands in Finland.
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France submits the humble baguette as candidate for Unesco heritage status

The National 27 Mar 2021
France has chosen the baguette as its candidate for Unesco intangible cultural heritage status, the government said on Friday ... This year’s list included sauna culture in Finland, a lantern festival in South Korea and a grass-mowing competition in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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France seeks Unesco heritage status for the baguette

BBC News 26 Mar 2021
You probably wouldn't think of a baguette. But France has nominated its staple bread stick for inclusion on the UN intangible cultural heritage register ... UNESCO will announce its decision in late 2022. The last list included a lantern festival in South Korea, sauna culture in Finland, and a grass-mowing competition in Bosnia and Herzegovina ... .
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France submits the baguette for UNESCO heritage status

Gulf News 26 Mar 2021
France has chosen the baguette as its candidate for UNESCO intangible cultural heritage status, the government said Friday, seeking recognition for that most quintessential of French symbols ... This year's list included sauna culture in Finland, a lantern festival in South Korea and a grass-mowing competition in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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